Blue Valley's Lessons in Retention
- Fanning First-Year Fires. // NEA Today;Oct98, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p23
Provides information on the New Teacher Assistance Program (N-TAP) created by Sue Pennington with other veteran master teachers for the El Reno District in Oklahoma. Details on the program; Importance of the proximity of the teachers in mentoring match-ups; Reason the program was created.
- Why many new teachers are unprepared to teach in most New York City schools. Schwartz, Frank // Phi Delta Kappan;Sep96, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p82
Asserts that many novice teachers in New York City are not adequately prepared by their colleges and universities for classroom work found in typical city schools. Hypothetical scenarios of new teachers; Ways to deal with the problem.
- Where Teachers Work vs. How They Were Prepared. Skinner, Cynthia // Education Week;2/13/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p34
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Reports Renew Debate Over Alternative Preparation" in the December 19, 2007 issue.
- Editor's Note. Chiodo, John J. // Action in Teacher Education;Winter2011, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p319
An introduction to articles published within the issue is presented, including one by Juliet E. Hart et al on a research that explores the use of Facebook by preservice teachers, another by Patricia Brady et al on the induction process for new teachers in the state of Illinois and another by...
- Emerging Changes in Teacher Education. PRATT, SARAH SMITHERMAN // Complicity: An International Journal of Complexity & Education;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p43
The article presents the author's insight regarding the changes in professional education of teachers in the U.S. The author says that new teachers start their career by upholding the things they learned when they were still students. She reflects on her experience of being a teacher educator...
- MENTORING NEW MUSIC TEACHERS. Haack, Paul; Smith, Michael V. // Music Educators Journal;Nov2000, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p23
Comments on the advantages offered by mentoring programs for training new music teachers. Historical background of the mentoring concept; Factors to consider in finding a mentor; Strategies recommended for planning career growth.
- I Can Do It! Simon, Matt // NEA Today;Feb2003, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p26
Provides information on a class management program offered by the National Education Association to new teachers in the U.S. Involvement of experienced teachers in the program; Features of the program; Benefits of the program for new teachers. INSET: RESOURCES.
- Quality Induction for Teachers in Rural Schools. Ellis, Karen P. // School Administrator;Oct2008, Vol. 65 Issue 9, p44
The article focuses on the challenges of teaching in rural schools. It explains that new teachers often feel frustrated and describes the program in Tangipahoa, Louisiana called the Framework for Inducting, Retaining, and Supporting Teachers (FIRST). The program includes mentoring and training...
- Focus on teachers as learners: Learning to teach mathematics from the perspective of beginning teachers. Wood, Marcy; Jilk, Lisa M. // Conference Papers -- Psychology of Mathematics & Education of No;2006 Annual Meeting, p1
Studies on beginning teachers have focused on induction programs or districts, ignored the role of subject matter, and disregarded the voice of novice teachers. This paper adopts the perspective of two beginning teachers to explore what learning to teach mathematics requires and how its...