Documentary filmmaker Brett Culp describes how his journey making documentaries that tell the stories of everyday people doing extraordinary things to make a difference in the lives of others, changed his definition of what a hero and what a leader is — and teachers are both.
What teachers most need is not another app, it’s student goal setting—the process of working with students to set a short-term learning goal, track progress toward that goal, and celebrate success. Senior education researcher and author Chase Nordengren lays out the five steps to start revolutionizing student learning with student goal setting in a workshop-style classroom.
The National Education Association released its latest survey conducted in January 2022 showing 90% of educators responded that burnout is a “serious problem” for them, and more than half, 55%, of the 3,621 educators surveyed said the pandemic has made them “more likely to retire or leave education earlier than planned” — a significant increase from the 37% with the same response to the same question in an August 2021 NEA survey.
Educator professional development provider Edthena today launched an artificial intelligence-based platform called AI Coach capable of helping teachers review and analyze videos of their classroom methods and self-identify strengths and weaknesses, followed by guidance for recommended improvements.
The application deadline is Feb. 1 for the National STEM Scholar Program, which provides advanced STEM training, grant funds, and “big idea” project support for middle school science teachers who are selected to participate.
Teachers make an estimated 1,500 decisions per day — just part of an already intensive workday. Without additional support, this leaves little time for self-reflection and professional growth to occur.
The pandemic has left the global workforce in a state of flux, with the vast majority of employees — including those in the education sector — looking for changes in their careers and in the workplace.
Deadlines are nearing for 15 awards and grants from the National Science Teacher Association for K–12 teachers and students in the sciences. There are 14 teacher awards open for applications/nominations and one award open to female students in grades 5–8. The deadlines for most are Dec. 15, 2021, with the remaining deadlines being December 17.
Why the largest driver of student achievement is the effectiveness of the teacher and how to best train teachers to improve those levers.
The role of technology as an agent for creating more leveled playing fields for student learning is not new – but it has not been fully articulated before now. As a result of using technology as a platform for remote learning, both teachers and administrators now place a higher valuation on the role of technology to support students’ future success.