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Bilingual education and the role of minority-serving institutions

teacher education and certification programs are at the core of improving bilingual education…. Read More

Can I be Zubin Mehta?

Teachers are often compared to coaches, but conductors may be a more appropriate metaphor…. Read More

What’s tenure got to do with it?

What’s wrong with tenure? Not as much as opponents claim…. Read More

Rock, paper, iPhone

No matter how much new technology enters our classrooms, children still have to do the hard work of learning and learning deeply…. Read More

Minority-serving institutions can diversify teaching workforce

Minority-serving institutions can play a vital role is creating a more diversified teaching workforce…. Read More

Putting supervisors on a steep learning curve

Observations are a way for both teachers and supervisors to learn more about instruction…. Read More

Collaborative innovation for improving learning outcomes worldwide

By JAMES O’MEARA

After arriving in the United States in 2011 to assume presidency of the International Council on Education for teaching, my one thing has been to internationalize teacher education by linking teachers to the global learning agendas of UNESCO and the OECD.

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Stepping up to the profession

Now is the time to explore how to create a teacher residency program modeled after medical preparation…. Read More

Thank you, Mr. Russove

Jack Russove, the author’s favorite and most influential teacher, died this week. This post was originally printed in the February 2009 issue of Phi Delta Kappan magazine…. Read More

How to Plan Your School Days

You’ve discovered that life as a teacher means being constantly on the go. As an elementary teacher, I have several subjects to cover and little time in which to plan. Here are tips for planning your school days without giving up time for fun.

1. Locate district resources. The school… Read More

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