Teacher Update: Teaching Secrets: First Days in the Elementary Classroom
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|August 12, 2010 |
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Teacher's newest blog, Teaching Now, is devoted to the latest news, ideas, and resources for teacher leaders. Comments welcome.
|It's the beginning of August, and you know what that means: Back-to-school fever is starting to spread once again. |
|What parts of teaching have you missed the most? What are you most excited to start doing again? And, on the flip side of that, what parts of teaching haven't you missed? Is there any part of back-to-school fever that you're dreading? What do you plan to do differently this year? |
|Teacher in a Strange Land|
It's My Party
Nancy Flanagan believes that improving and investing in public education should never be a partisan issue. It's a vital economic issue—but pigeonholing ed policy into partisan camps is moronic.
|Unwrapping the Gifted|
With help from her students, Tamara Fisher explores the possibilities of multipotentiality.
|A Place at the Table|
A Very Unlevel Playing Field
Upon hearing that economists have calculated the real-world value of an exemplary kindergarten teacher, Susan Graham wonders why good teachers aren't being compensated more fairly.
|Road Diaries: 2009 Teacher of the Year|
Jumping Through Hoops
Anthony Mullen believes what states must endure for a chance at Race to the Top funding is doing more to widen the gap between the haves and have-nots than any previous piece of education legislation.
|The Book Whisperer|
48 Hour Read-a-Thon
Join Donalyn Miller in the Unputdownable's 48 hour Read-a-Thon.
|Education Week's Spotlight Series||TOP|
|The first year of a new teacher's career is always challenging. The editors at Education Week know this and have selected a collection of articles by experienced members of the Teacher Leaders Network with essential advice for new practitioners. Now available as a downloadable PDF, this Spotlight on Tips for New Teachers provides insight and practical suggestions for getting started on the right foot. Get it now.|
|View the complete collection of Education Week’s Spotlights here.|
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|Do you think the edujobs bill will stem the tide of teacher layoffs?|
|The Spring 2010 issue of the Teacher PD Sourcebook is now online. This issue covers the increasingly prominent response to intervention framework, including exclusive interviews, data and background, and implementation tips. See the complete table of contents.|
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