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.
Aperture Education, which provides social and emotional learning (SEL) tools for K–12, has launched a new series of free workshops for educators focused on key competencies of SEL.
Edthena has created a $1.5 million fund to support districts' efforts to implement video coaching and video observation as part of their professional learning initiatives.
The pandemic and resulting seismic shifts in school models opened the eyes of many to see technology use through a new lens. Now, armed with these experiential sightlines, many K-12 teachers, principals, administrators, and staff are investigating how to more effectively use technology resources to drive greater efficiency and effectiveness, including in teaching and learning.