Week of Sept. 26 in Teacher Ed News

| September 30, 2016

INTERNATIONAL
IEN/T. Hatch. Recent Observations on Finnish Education from Elizabeth Green We found that same kind of enthusiasm and sense of autonomy …perhaps reflecting the extensive preparation and support that new teachers in Finland receive.

MyJoyOnline [Ghana]. Mahama’s manifesto promises on education innovative but...
..our commitment will be to establish colleges of education for the sole purpose of training teachers in early childhood care and development.

NATIONAL
AACTE. Grant Supports N.J. Chapter Campaign to Debunk Education Myths

AERA.
1) Call for Awards Nominations [deadline: Oct. 25]
2) Education Research Community Letter Urges Congress to Support IES Funding [deadline: Oct. 3]

Chiefs for Change. ESSA TITLE II-A: Preparing, Training, and Recruiting High-QualityTeachers Unlike more traditional programs, Relay eschews orthodoxy, using innovative pedagogical models that prioritize mastery over seat time…online coursework, and rapid feedback loops

Educators Rising. The Impact of Educators Rising [YouTube video]

Education Week.
1) ESSA: Education Department Releases Guidance on Teachers The department recommends that states and districts use the funds to make sure that teachers are supported from the time they enter educator training programs…
2) Study: Students Suffer When Teachers Are Hired After the School Year Start the rate of newly-hired teachers coming on board when the school year is already underway is as high as 30 percent.
3) Understanding the Teacher Shortage Crisis and the Solutions to Fix it [K. Lockwood blog] the demonization of the teaching profession … has led to a wholesale exodus of senior teachers retiring, and potential teachers are choosing not to join the profession

CAEP. 2016 Convention workshops available online

JTE. Author Interview, K. Zeichner: ‘Engaging and Working in Solidarity With Local Communities in Preparing the Teachers of Their Children’

Latham, Mertens, Hamann (2015). A Comparison of Teacher Preparation Models and Implications for Teacher Attrition: Evidence from a 14-Year Longitudinal Study

Learning Policy Institute. Teacher Supply and Demand: Getting the Numbers—and the Solutions—Right

NYTimes. Pronoun Privilegeit’s common for students to introduce themselves, whether in class or in student group meetings, by name, followed by a string of pronouns

SCALE/AACTE. updated edTPA Guidelines for Acceptable Support

US. Ed Dept. 9/27 Video Chat with Secretary King re Title II 

NEW YORK STATE
NYSED Regents. September Research Work Group mtg. New Accountability – 21st Century Learning with Equity [presentation by Linda Darling-Hammond]

Staten Island Live. Study finds New York is the 7th best state for teachers, Jersey #1 NYS 30th — Projected Number of Teachers per 1,000 Students by Year 2022

NEW YORK CITY
Chalkbeat. New York City waives CUNY application fee for low-income students

DNAInfo. New Downtown Brooklyn Charter School Named for Champion of Desegregation Edmund W. Gordon (TC’s Richard March Hoe Professor Emeritus) High School for the Applied Sciences will open next fall in Downtown Brooklyn

TC NewsRoom. TCCS new Principal Michelle Verdiner is partnering with TC to create a model of tailored instruction …grateful to the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project, led by Professor Lucy Calkins …music program was designed and is taught by a Teachers College Music & Music Education student under the direction of Professor Lori Custodero.

TCRecord. Learning to Attend to Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners Through Teacher Inquiry in Teacher Education