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Teacher Educators

For educators of teachers who want to learn about innovative ideas coming out of forward-thinking schools of education.

Pre-Service Social Studies Teachers Meet the Lesson Study Method

Anne-Lise Halvorsen introduces the lesson study, a professional-development method she uses to engage and inspire pre-service teachers around elementary social studies curriculum.

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Teacher Learning That Supports Student Learning: What Teachers Need to Know

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The Black Sheep of Teaching

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The Black Sheep of Teaching

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Teacher Learning That Supports Student Learning: What Teachers Need to Know

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Teacher for Hire: Tips for Finding Summer Employment

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Teacher for Hire: Tips for Finding Summer Employment

Edutopia blogger Ben Johnson suggests several employment alternatives to teaching summer school.

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Closing Out vs. Fading Out: 5 Steps for Ending the Year Strong

Guest blogger Petra Claflin of YES Prep Public Schools stresses the importance of close-out conversations with instructional teachers, and suggests five steps to help educators end the year strong while looking ahead to next fall.

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Developing a Mathematics Teacher Knowledge Framework

Sarah Fuentes and J. Matt Switzer, assistant professors of math education, show the building blocks of the teacher knowledge framework and share preservice teachers' reflections on learning to anticipate student thinking.

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Advice from Mentor Teachers for New (and Experienced) Teachers

Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller checks in with two mentor teachers to discuss what they do and offer a few nuggets of wisdom for new teachers, mentor teachers and all teachers in general.

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Modeling Close Reading for Future Teachers: Professional Resources

Concluding her three-part series about supporting preservice ELA teachers with videos, guest blogger Dr. Janice Dole lists the professional websites that are her go-to resources on word generation, explicit instruction, graphic organizers and text...

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Modeling Close Reading for Future Teachers: ELA Videos and Webinars

In the second of three parts, guest blogger Dr. Janice Dole shares the videos she uses to help preservice teachers grasp the nuances of instructing students how to master close reading.

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Modeling Close Reading for Future Teachers: Why Video Works

Guest blogger Dr. Janice Dole, a reading and literacy methods instructor, presents her experiences with video in effectively training preservice teachers how to instruct students in the critical skill of close reading.

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Why Is Teacher Development Important?: Because Students Deserve the Best

Teacher-preparation programs provide educators-to-be with the tools, mentors, and hands-on experience they'll need once they begin their career.

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Takeaways from Math Methods: How Will You Teach Effectively?

Guest blogger Jennifer Bay-Williams, educator and author, shares three critical ideas that she wants her preservice math teachers to learn, each connected with a basic understanding of how their students will think and acquire knowledge.

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Teacher Learning That Supports Student Learning: What Teachers Need to Know

Preparing teachers to be more well-rounded educators.

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How Instructional Coaches Can Help Transform Schools

Blogger Elena Aguilar makes a case for schools hiring instructional coaches.

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The Power of Educational Coaching

Blogger and school principal Ben Johnson explains how educational coaching can transform classrooms.

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How Coaching Can Impact Teachers, Principals, and Students

Blogger Elena Aguilar shares an excerpt from her recently released book, The Art of Coaching: Effective Strategies for School Transformation.

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Linda Darling-Hammond: Thoughts on Teacher Preparation

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