Category Teacher Education

Ad­juncts Are Bet­ter Teachers Than Tenured Professors

http://chronicle.com/article/Ad-juncts-Are-Bet-ter/141523/ September 9, 2013 Ad­juncts Are Bet­ter Teachers Than Tenured Professors, Study Finds By Dan Berrett Students learned more when their first in­struc­tor in a dis­ci­pline was not on the ten­ure track, as com­pared with those whose in­tro­duc­tory pro­fes­sor was tenured, ac­cord­ing to a new pa­per from Northwestern University. The paper, “Are Ten­ure-Track Professors Bet­ter […]

What is a Teacher’s Expertise?

http://www.cea-ace.ca/blog/bruce-beairsto/2013/08/4/what-teachers-expertise What is a Teacher’s Expertise? By Bruce Beairsto, 29 August 2013 What exactly do teachers do that justifies the claim to be a professional? What is the body of unique expertise that defines a teacher? If you ask that question of most teachers—or parents or students—you are liable to get a rambling response that […]

What teachers want you to know

http://www.usaweekend.com/article/20130823/LIVING/308230006/ What teachers want you to know An award-winning principal shares the secrets to make everyone’s school experience better. Aug. 22, 2013 Don’t you wish you had a crystal ball that told you what your child’s teacher felt was important for you to know? I sure do. In more than 13 years as a teacher, […]

25 Things Successful Educators Do Differently

http://teacherswithapps.com/25-things-successful-educators-do-differently/ Cited From: http://www.opencolleges.edu.au/informed/features/25-things-successful-educators-do-differently/ 25 Things Successful Educators Do Differently BY TEACHERS WITH APPS · AUGUST 11, 2013 25 Things Successful Educators Do Differently – If you ask a student what makes him or her successful in school, you probably won’t hear about some fantastic new book or video lecture series. Most likely you will […]

Ordering a Teacher: Suggestions from Students-Part 2

http://gettingsmart.com/2013/08/ordering-a-teacher-suggestions-from-students-part-2/ Ordering a Teacher: Suggestions from Students-Part 2 Ordering a Teacher: Suggestions from Students-Part 2 By John Hardison, August 13, 2013 The feedback from Part 1 of “Ordering a Teacher” (https://stemreadings.wordpress.com/2013/08/01/ordering-a-teacher-suggestions-from-students-part-1/) has been very positive and insightful. The blog has sparked many meaningful discussions, and, in some cases, arguments. All have been fruitful and ultimately […]

How to Prepare Teachers for Digital Education

http://www.centerdigitaled.com/news/How-to-Prepare-Teachers-for-Digital-Education.html How to Prepare Teachers for Digital Education By Tanya Roscorla on July 8, 2013 When it comes to education technology, the next generation of teachers is getting a steady supply of knowledge and practice. But like anything, technology must be integrated well to help students learn. In today’s teacher preparation programs, college professors balance […]

Why are teachers leaving education?

http://www.theguardian.com/teacher-network/2013/aug/01/why-are-teachers-leaving-education Why are teachers leaving education? OECD figures suggest experienced teachers are leaving the profession. David Weston asks how we can make them stay David Weston Guardian Professional, Thursday 1 August 2013 12.26 EDT With England having one of the youngest teaching workforces in the OECD, especially at primary level, it is hard to know […]