Education news, analysis, and opinion about how teachers are prepared for the classroom.
- Teacher Preparation Q&A A New Program Will Train Teachers to Teach Climate Change, Without the 'Doom and Gloom'Climate change is a subject experts say goes beyond science class, and one that should be woven through subjects and grade levels.Teacher Preparation Here's What Separates the Best Teacher Mentors from the Just-Sort-of-OK OnesThey're empathetic listeners who offer lots of constructive feedback, our readers say.Teacher Preparation Apprenticeships Are the New Frontier of Teacher Preparation. Here's How They WorkStates are using federal labor funding to support the hands-on approach to teacher training and remove cost barriers for would-be teachers.Teacher Preparation As Charter Schools Rise, Fewer Graduate From Undergrad Teacher Prep. Why?The finding—among the first to look at how charters impact the teacher pipeline—has fueled debate.Teacher Preparation HBCUs to Scale Up Teacher Residency ProgramsResidency programs are considered a promising way to prepare more teachers of color. But they're expensive to run.Teacher Preparation Letter to the Editor Equip Teachers for a Technological WorldTeacher-prep programs must better support future educators in adapting to the digital age, writes a teacher leader.Teacher Preparation States Crack Open the Door to Teachers Without College DegreesCiting vacancies, Florida now permits military veterans without a degree to teach, and Arizona will allow educators still in college.Teacher Preparation Opinion ‘We Are Desperate, Too’: A Message From a Teacher-EducatorTeacher-candidates can do more for your school than just fulfill their required hours. Here are 4 steps for better university partnerships.Teacher Preparation How Teacher-Prep Programs Should Help Future Educators Adapt to Crisis and ChangeThe pandemic threw teachers into chaos and asked them to make sense of it for students.Teacher Preparation States Relax Teacher Certification Rules to Combat ShortagesFaced with an uneven supply of teaching talent, states are lowering the bar on some licensing hoops.Teacher Preparation Student Teachers Are Learning Outdated Tech in Prep ProgramsMost teacher preparation programs aren't keeping up with advances in technology, concludes a report scheduled to be discussed at ISTE.Teacher Preparation Opinion What’s Ahead for the Nation's First Federally Approved Teacher-Apprenticeship Program?The model promises to make licensure less costly while opening the profession to a broader pool of potential candidates.Teacher Preparation Alternative Certification Programs Are Booming. But Candidates Aren't FinishingThese non-university-based programs enroll more teachers of color and tend to be cheaper, but quality control remains a concern.Teacher Preparation Are Aspiring Elementary Teachers Learning Enough Math?Teacher-prep programs don’t always dedicate enough time to elementary math coursework, a report finds.Teacher Preparation Opinion An Unconventional Approach to Teacher TrainingTeacher educators at one university are rethinking the concept of teaching and how to best prepare candidates for the classroom.