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During the pandemic, teachers were forced to take on responsibilities and roles that exceeded their mental and job capabilities. Here are recommendations as to how teacher education programs should adapt.
Last year, almost half of district leaders reported difficulty finding and hiring full-time teachers. With the severe teacher shortages increasing, policymakers are taking steps to relax their states’ certification requirements to get more teachers in the classroom and circumvent shortages across the country.
For many, social and emotional learning seems like a no-brainer as it focuses on mastering knowledge and skills to develop healthy minds. Others see it as an excuse for educators to promote ideological nonsense and agendas.
Wraparound services, including counseling, transportation, food banks, and small group instruction, have proven to be crucial in successful accelerated learning, but are often forgotten.
As summer progresses, here are 12 recommended ways to work towards a great school year, from start to end.
National initiatives to boost the number of teachers of color have advanced thanks to an increasingly multiethnic student population and research on the benefits of a diverse educator workforce. Now, there are new efforts to address recruitment and retention of Latino educators to serve the growing culturally and linguistically diverse Latino student population.
What do we know about how much academic recovery students need? It’s complicated, says Dan Goldhaber, Andrew Mceachin & Emily Morton.
New research has confirmed a link between acting on students’ feedback and their academic success, strengthening arguments for incorporating student voice into school improvement efforts.
Yet another survey confirms: Teachers and principals are stressed and burned out—and more than a quarter are experiencing symptoms of depression.