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When Teachers Are the Bully's Target

A 2011 study, "Understanding and Preventing Violence Directed Against Teachers," reported 80% of about 3,000 K-12 teachers surveyed felt victimized by students, students’ parents or colleagues in the past year.

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First Annual Direct Instruction Training Institute

August 5-8, 2013

San Antonio, Texas

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Inexperienced Teachers A Booming Trend

The push for high-performing college graduates and non-teachers from other professions to enter the classroom has reached an all-time high in the past few years.

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How Can We Develop Tech-Savvy Teachers?

Many school administrators classify teacher technology users into two categories: those who use technology and those who don’t. While this school of thought is logical, after having worked with and trained hundreds of teachers and administrators on integrating technology into instruction, I have found that there are generally three categories of technology teachers. I refer to them as, Digital Rock Stars, Digital Groupies, and Digital Phobes.

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Syracuse Schools to Undergo Major Teacher Shuffle This Fall

At least five Syracuse schools – and possibly as many as seven – will have to replace their principals and at least half their teachers by September.

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Great Teachers Can't Save America's Schools

In last year's State of the Union address, the president placed too much importance on individual educators. This year, he should talk about a far deeper problem.

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Kindergarten in Wash. is in a State of Flux

Washington's new WaKIDS program, which stands for Washington kindergarten inventory of developing skills, is designed to help kindergarten teachers better understand the strengths and weaknesses of children.

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ASCD 68th Annual Conference & Exhibition Show

March 16-18, 2013

Chicago, Illinois

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LA Teachers Approve New Evaluation Standards

After months of negotiations, the Los Angeles Unified School District and its teachers union have reached a compromise that will now use a controversial multifactor system to evaluate teacher performance.

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