Education

Mon
29
Jul

New Teachers Will Face Tougher Requirements

New teachers will face tougher requirements.

People beginning careers in teaching will soon have to face tougher requirements for accreditation - the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation has released a finalized set of standards that are more demanding than those that have been used in the past.

Fri
26
Jul

California Needs Special Education Teachers

Teachers who are interested in reorienting their career trajectories by earning a master's degree in special education may want to move to California when they are ready to look for work.

Tue
23
Jul

Superintendents Reveal Thoughts on State of Education

A new poll of superintendents revealed some statistics that could be useful for teachers.

Superintendents have a clear role to play in determining the job trajectory of people with careers in teaching.

Fri
19
Jul

4 Family Advantages of a Career in K-12 Education

Choosing a career in K-12 education can be both financially and psychologically rewarding. These four work-family advantages also make education an attractive career choice, especially for parents of school-aged children.

Mon
15
Jul

Will Next Generation Science Standards Catch On?

Will the Next Generation Science Standards become commonplace?

People with careers in teaching have already begun to prepare for the changes that will come with the implementation of the Common Core State Standards, but the introduction of the Next Generation Science Standards may soon extend the changes to a new subject area.

Wed
10
Jul

NCTQ Releases Teacher Preparation Honor Roll

by JC Cook

In a rigorous research study that required 10 pilot studies and over 8 years to complete, the National Council on Teacher Quality recently released their “honor roll” of teaching preparation programs that achieved at least a 3 out of 4 star rating. Of the over 1100 schools researched, only 105 achieved the high ratings necessary to gain this admirable accomplishment.

Fri
28
Jun

Is STEAM the Next Trend in Education?

STEM has been at the forefront of education reform over the last decade, but will this oft-referenced acronym soon morph into STEAM?

Tue
25
Jun

The Importance of Having Technology in the Classroom

It's important that teachers integrate technology into the classroom.

While the importance of a quality teacher should not be underestimated, it is also vital that anyone with a career in teaching understand the importance of integrating technology into the classroom.

Fri
14
Jun

Great Mentors Can Shape a Teaching Career

A great mentor can shape an entire teaching career.

A successful career in teaching begins with having a great mentor. For new teachers who don't have any classroom experience yet, mentors have an important role to play in providing an example of professional practices that will help students be successful.

Fri
14
Jun

Student Feedback Can Help Teachers

Student evaluations can improve teacher instruction.

Having a career in teaching means constantly looking for ways to innovate instruction to improve student learning and understanding of new concepts.

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