Mentoring a student-teacher won't hurt a teacher's district evaluation score—in fact, it might even give it a boost, according to a working study.
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As the school year begins, veteran educators have offered advice for new teachers on Twitter, using hashtags like #ntchat and #newteacherjourney. Education Week collected some of the highlights.
September 13, 2017
Education Week asked two second-year teachers to share some tweets with advice for new teachers—and to reflect on their own triumphs and struggles their first year in the classroom.
August 07, 2017
This three-day retreat provides new teachers with professional development, self-care strategies, and a network of support.
June 22, 2017
A study of the New Teacher Center's grant program found that student outcomes in math and English/language arts improve when first- and second-year teachers have a mentor.
August 26, 2016
A student teacher in Chicago made a rap video for students to welcome them to school.
July 26, 2016
Roxanna Elden, a former teacher who created a popular email series of encouragement for educators in 2015, returns with online support for first-year teachers in their first days of school.
June 30, 2016
TeacherMatch, a company that claims its software program can predict how effective teacher candidates will be in the classroom, was acquired by a larger company as more school districts use data to hire effective teachers.
April 28, 2016
Here's one way to curb a teacher shortage: be Hawaii. Mainland, take notes.
February 19, 2016
To help hone their skills and improve their classroom practice, a growing number of teachers are getting help from virtual-coaching services, according to a story in the Hechinger Report this week.