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After Five Years, a Bold Set of Teacher-Prep Standards Still Faces Challenges

Teacher education programs are still feeling the ripples from accreditation standards that asked them to provide evidence for their graduates' success. (August 28, 2018)

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Many resources presented online as educational material are actually junk. There are materials produced by climate change doubters, lesson plans developed by the oil industry, and countless other sites with misleading or outdated information. This can present teachers with a number of issues.
May 15, 2019 – AP
When a lesson falls flat, it can be tough to recover and move on. Teachers say they’d like training in how to do so.
May 15, 2019 – Education Week
Many English-learners and students with disabilities spend lots of time in the general education classroom, and yet teachers there often lack training in how to meet their needs
May 15, 2019 – Education Week
A former Disney World employee who now trains teachers outside Wichita, Kan., aims to give professional learning “elements of surprise and delight.”
May 15, 2019 – Education Week
Move heavy thinking to the beginning of the day, make recess sacred, let higher schoolers sleep in, and mandate choir, says the best-selling author.
May 13, 2019 – Education Week
National and state teachers of the year got a last-minute face-to-face with President Donald Trump, but two of them refused to attend the White House event in a protest against administration policies.
May 8, 2019 – Education Week
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What the NCTQ Report Misses
April 17, 2019 – Education Week
More than half of aspiring elementary teachers fail the Praxis exam the first time, according to an analysis by the National Council on Teacher Quality.
March 6, 2019 – Education Week
It's easy to agree that education should be the great human equalizer, but implementing social justice pedagogy takes work, writes Crystal Belle.
January 23, 2019 – Education Week
Educating children with disabilities is among the most challenging pieces of the public school system’s mission—and regulations, funding, and legalities are just the start.
December 5, 2018 – Education Week

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