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Coaching Mrs. Pierre

TNTP | Posted 07.24.2014 | Education
TNTP

By Ashley Cowger The first day I observed Mrs. Pierre’s math class at H.L. Harshman Magnet Middle School in Indianapolis Public Schools, I l...

I'm a Teaching Veteran -- Not a Dinosaur

Nancy Barile | Posted 08.19.2014 | Education
Nancy Barile

What I want to know is: when did my age and length of teaching experience become the defining factor in my ability to teach?

Study: Earlier Teacher Raises Connects To Better Student Performance

Posted 11.21.2012 | Education

A new study has found that frontloading teacher salaries —that is, awarding larger raises early in a teacher’s career and smaller raises later —...

Career Educators Are An Investment Too Easily Squandered

Shaun Johnson | Posted 09.05.2012 | Education
Shaun Johnson

There are quite a few key players out there suggesting that short-term teachers, alternatively trained and certified, are going to solve all of our problems, particularly in urban areas.

Survive and Thrive: Why Some Inner-City Teachers Don't Leave

Larry Strauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Larry Strauss

Given the sad fact that after only a few years, so many teachers flee inner-city classrooms for suburban schools or other professions it's worth examining the reasons why some of us stick around.

How To Extend Your Teaching Career

Arthur Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Arthur Goldstein

It's tough being a teacher nowadays. With plans like these are coming down the pike, how can you really sustain a teaching career?

Classroom Heroes: Retired Air Force Major Michael Weiland Gives His Students Wings

The Huffington Post | Lauren Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

When Michael Weiland's social studies class learns about Thomas Edison, they listen to an authentic wind up phonograph. When it's time for a lecture o...