Across the country, there are 36,000 teacher vacancies. That may not seem like a lot, given the over four million teachers in the U.S., but suppose you multiply the vacancies by the number of students in each classroom (an average of 25) where a teacher is unavailable. In that case, you can fathom the significant effect on learning and instruction.
Presented by Jermar Rountree, Physical Education and Health District Teacher Lead, Center City Public Charter School-Brightwood Campus (DC); Olivia Polk, Grade 6 English Teacher, Richmond Public Schools (VA); Heather Pasko, Visual Art Teacher, Hatboro-Horsham High School (PA); Kristin Gillette, Middle Level Instructional Specialist, Loudoun County Public Schools (VA); Chelsea Jones, Middle Level Special Education Teacher, Chesterfield County Public Schools (VA); and Shanté Knight, Director of Educator Leadership Development, ASCD
edWeb.net would like to give special thanks to teachers around the world on World Teachers’ Day. Teachers are so important in the lives of our students, and we see every day how passionate they are about learning new ways to engage students in learning and prepare them for the future.
In just a few short years, edWeb has grown into a global phenomenon where teachers, librarians, curriculum specialists, administrators, and college professors share resources, presentations, surveys, and other media to impact student learning and teacher professional development. Join Shannon Holden, Assistant Principal at Republic Middle School, MO, as he reveals the many ways edWeb assists educators.
In this session, superintendent John Wink will share what it takes to build a growth mindset. He will explore a range of strategies to use to cultivate the excellence mindset at your school.
Many teachers asked, “How do I earn respect from my administration?” A teacher’s relationship with their administration is the most important relationship in an educator’s professional life. If the interactions are strained, it can put a lot of stress on the teacher.
Earning the respect of colleagues and parents is a monumental task. The first step for the novice is establishing lines of communication.
On this month’s interview on Education Talk Radio, hosted by edweb.net, Karen Collias, founder of Knowledge without Borders, shared some insight on how online learning communities can be used to expand the knowledge base of educators, worldwide. Karen has broad and extensive experience in the field of education, including a PhD from Columbia University, global… read more →
edWebers were “twitterpated” with this month’s TechTools webinar presented by Shannon Holden. In this lively session all about Twitter for teachers, participants learned how to effectively develop their skills and careers in 140 characters or less. The hour long session was full of great ideas and suggestions for any twitter user. Veterans and newbies alike conversed eagerly as Shannon shared tips and… read more →