Week of Sept. 12 in Teacher Ed News

| September 16, 2016


EdWeek. Lessons From Denmark: Teachers Can Incorporate Empathy in the Curriculum Developing empathy is not only important for students; it’s a vital skill for teachers as well.

GBTimes. Finland schooling China in education reform …too many Chinese teachers lack adequate qualifications but training programmes aim to improve on this.

Iceland Review. Lack of Teachers as School Year Begins

USAToday. Why Finland is rejecting U.S. school reforms Teachers are directed to give students daily feedback and measure them against their starting points, not other students.


American Educational Studies Association. 2016 Critics Choice Book Award: Reading, Writing and Talk: Inclusive Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learners, K-2 by TC Prof. Mariana Souto-Manning and Jessica Martell

CAEP. Chief Accreditation Officer Vacany Notice

CEEDAR Center (Univ. of Fl). Webinar: Practice-Based Approaches for Improving Teacher Preparation [Sept. 21]

1) Analysis Projects Growing National Shortfall of Teachers
2) Accrediting Teacher Prep: Former TEAC and NCATE Leaders Weigh In    Had CAEP followed the plan set out in the design-team report, it would have avoided all the problems described in the Education Week article.

Hechinger Report. How do we stop the exodus of minority teachers?

Learning Policy Institute. Understanding Teacher Shortages: A State-by-State Analysis of the Factors Influencing Teacher Supply, Demand, and Equity

Louisiana Tech Univ. Educators, education secretary talk teacher training

NEPC. Independent Teacher Education Programs: Apocryphal Claims, Illusory Evidence

Ozarks Public Radio. Trends in Teacher Preparation

Purdue Univ. $2 million NSF grant to fund College of Education STEM research project

TECSCU & TRG. Joint Fall Conference 2016 [deadline: Sept. 30]

Twitter Chat. #teacherprep @EdProgress & @HopeStreetGroup Sept. 20, 8pm

WashingtonPost/K. Zeichner. The problem with the growing effort to ‘disrupt’ teacher preparation in the United States

What Works Clearing House. Launch of Redesigned Website on Ed Research


NYSED. State Board Of Regents Approves New York’s Participation In Reciprocity Agreement For Distance Learning With Other States (SARA)

Chalkbeat. How I Teach: A fourth-grade teacher uses dance parties and emojis to engage students by Lauren Bakian-Aaker, NYS Teacher of the Year Finalist and TC Instructor


Chalkbeat. Teach for America’s presence in New York City hits 11-year low

NYTimes. Faculty Lockout at L.I.U.-Brooklyn Ends With Contract Agreement

Teachers College. Teacher as Activist: Bridging the Educational Divide  Wed. Sept. 21, 6:30-9:30