In a study published by the Institute of Labor Economics in March 2017, low-income Black students who have a Black teacher for at least one year in elementary school are less likely to drop out of high school later and more likely to consider college.
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The following page simplifies the process in two specific ways. First, it provides a listing of online programs in education and teaching from some of today’s best colleges and universities. Second, it breaks down online learning in the field at all levels, from introductory courses at the associate level to advanced research and instruction at the doctorate
Understanding the possible career paths ensures that future teachers choose the right specialization while pursuing their degrees. The following are examples of concentrations in teaching and the specific careers they can lead to.
Discover strategies for the classroom, practical tools and technical innovations, and ways to build a professional network of peers and mentors.
A chart summarizing several frameworks that have been developed to describe stages of racial and ethnic identity development.
It seems like the bad news just keeps coming. Here are some self-care resources to keep you going when the trauma won't stop.
A sample agenda for a racial justice work group of 12-15 people, where relationships are already formed
A report by Demos and the Institute on Assets and Social Policy (IASP) that explores the persistence and growth of economic inequality along racial and ethinic lines.
Progress by blacks and Hispanics, the takeoff of Asians, the stall of non-English speakers, the persistence of socioeconomic gaps, and the damaging effect of highly segregated schools.
A resource for talking about race with young children.
Report from Oregon's chief innovation officer on the community engagement sessions dedicated to improving graduation rates in Oregon.
The Council proposes an equitable and sustainable model to extend support across both rural and urban school districts, leveraging resources through a new partnership between public education agencies, institutions and non-profit partners with flexibility for local contexts and priorities.
Suggestions and resources to provide ongoing support to your students.
Resources for educators, students, and families to counter hateful rhetoric and foster positive dialogue.
Resources from the National Association of School Psychologists.
Resources from the Southern Poverty Law Center.
FormSwift allows you to customize lesson plan templates or download a blank lesson plan template for free. In addition, their Lesson Plans Hub has been optimized for the Common Core State Standards, so each English, math and science lesson plan template that you design and download will match the most up-to-date lesson plan protocols.
Bank Street College of Education tackles quality sustained clinical practice as one component of ensuring aspiring teachers are prepared for the classroom and profiles the Salem-Keizer School District's efforts in co-teaching as one example.
The Chief Education Office has commissioned this report on chronic absenteeism in Oregon schools to better understand this problem in general, to specifically hear from students and families most likely to be chronically absent, and to present recommendations for the State and local communities. The report, created in collaboration with Portland State University and the Coalition of Communities of Color, gathered data through 44 focus groups in seven communities across the State.
Teacher.org is a website for teachers by teachers. Since great educators are always needed, they aim to continuously inform and encourage aspiring and current teachers.