Are teacher shortages the actual problem?

As a young teacher in the urban core of Kansas City, I was passionate about giving each of my students the opportunities they deserved by being a…


9 Minutes

Looking beyond tomorrow in the teacher shortage

Sometimes we feel lost, and sometimes we are lost. When it comes to the teacher shortage, some, like The 74, would suggest that we just feel lost,…


7 Minutes

Teachers’ stories make data more meaningful

This report demonstrates that dramatic changes in our nation's teaching force will soon lead to serious shortages of qualified teachers unless…


10 Minutes

Changing the conversation: Too smart NOT to teach

What action steps are needed to change the conversation about teaching? In this guest post Roz Byrne looks at examples from global leaders on how to…


9 Minutes

Experiential learning: Best practice for students (and their teachers)

How are teachers being prepared for the classroom in other parts of the world? Many countries are providing education students with more clinical…


9 Minutes

Collective leadership: A call to action

Over the past two months, a collection of teachers, administrators, instructional coaches, and educational leaders from around the nation have…


9 Minutes

Teacher residencies: A foundation for teacher retention?

A solid preparation program is the foundation for a successful career in any field. Teacher residency programs take a page from medical training…


8 Minutes

Three keys to foster collective leadership

Tricia Ebner has been teaching for 26 years, currently serving as an intervention specialist for gifted with the Lake Local Schools in Hartville,…


9 Minutes

Building collective leadership from the central office

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Collaboration, not competition: Charter and district teacher-powered schools share a common purpose

Teacher-Powered Schools Roundtable: TPSI Ambassadors Carrie Bakken and Julene Oxton share powerful lessons about their shared purpose and reflect on…


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