Topic: Student Teaching
A capstone, performance-based assessment challenged this new educator to stretch his practice.... read more.
You've spent years in the classroom as a student, but it's different when you're the teacher. These seven tips will help you maximize your field experiences.... read more.
Feeling overwhelmed? These easy-to-implement ideas will help you enhance your teaching ability and overall professionalism.... read more.
Virtual coaches can drop in frequently and offer on-the-spot feedback. See how bug-in-ear coaching can improve teachers’ performance and foster collaboration.... read more.
Carol Dweck is the author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success (Random House, 2006) and serves as the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University. We talked to her about mindsets and how they can help — or hinder — motivation.... read more.
Preservice teachers can take steps to become teacher leaders even before they land their first job. What makes the difference between a good teacher and a great one? Knowing your content is important, but having strong leadership skills can tip the scales from mediocrity to excellence. The best time to begin practicing being a teacher leader is during your preservice years. This gives you a chance to practice who you will become in an environment that cultivates both discovery and practice (Tomlinson, 2010). By practicing leadership skills, you can begin to view yourself not only as a teacher, but also as a leader with the capacity to guide and direct others. This article highlights a collaborative preservice teacher leadership experience between three teacher certification candidates... read more.