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Simplifying Improvement, Bank Street College Of Education Jan 2019

Simplifying Improvement, Bank Street College Of Education

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

Initiatives, projects, and structural changes in service of school reform can become overwhelming and complicated. Teacher residencies are a streamlined way of untangling priorities for improvement and creating a unified strategy.


New York State Root Causes, Bank Street College Of Education Jan 2019

New York State Root Causes, Bank Street College Of Education

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

When teachers quit, education fails. Teacher residencies can reduce turnover, diversify the teaching profession, and support student learning. New York State has an opportunity to transform teacher preparation.


The Prepared To Teach Paradigm Shift, Bank Street College Of Education Jan 2019

The Prepared To Teach Paradigm Shift, Bank Street College Of Education

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

Prepared To Teach exists to help districts, states, and teacher preparation programs find ways to develop sustainable streams of public funding to support high-quality teacher preparation.


Transforming The Teacher Development Trajectory, Bank Street College Of Education Jan 2019

Transforming The Teacher Development Trajectory, Bank Street College Of Education

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

Teacher preparation programs that work for everyone—preparation providers, districts, and aspiring teachers—rely on strong partnerships. Residency programs bring districts and providers together to support sustained clinical practice for candidates and create aligned goals throughout the program, linking teacher preparation to success in the classroom.


Money Matters, Bank Street College Of Education Jan 2019

Money Matters, Bank Street College Of Education

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This short document summarizes the research supporting a unified P-20 system and how teacher residencies can bring us closer to achieving that goal.


Prepared To Teach National Network, Bank Street College Jan 2019

Prepared To Teach National Network, Bank Street College

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A two page summary of the Prepared To Teach National Network of teacher residencies.


Professional Preparation, Bank Street College Of Education Jan 2019

Professional Preparation, Bank Street College Of Education

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Part of being a professional is completing quality preparation. But teachers don't necessarily receive rigorous, extended practice as other professions do—and notably, they don't get paid for their work when they do.


The Center On Culture, Race & Equity: A Case Study On Systemic Change, Veronica Benavides, Lisa Gordon, Faith Lamb-Parker Nov 2018

The Center On Culture, Race & Equity: A Case Study On Systemic Change, Veronica Benavides, Lisa Gordon, Faith Lamb-Parker

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

This video offers a look at the Bank Street Center on Culture, Race & Equity’s partnership with District of Columbia Public Schools to address educational disparities for African American boys. The center’s work focused on helping school staff examine their own implicit biases, stereotypes, and microaggressions and learn to shift from deficit- to strengths-based attitudes to support system level change.


Implementing Nh Child: A Comprehensive Approach To Professional Learning To Reach All New Haven Early Childhood Educators, Emily Sharrock, Courtney Parkerson Nov 2018

Implementing Nh Child: A Comprehensive Approach To Professional Learning To Reach All New Haven Early Childhood Educators, Emily Sharrock, Courtney Parkerson

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

New Haven Children’s Learning District (NH ChILD) envisions a city where all children have access to high quality early learning experiences. In order to turn this vision into reality for the 14,800 children ages 0-8 living in New Haven, NH ChILD is working to increase the number of spaces in high quality programs while simultaneously improving the quality of early learning experiences in existing programs. The following paper outlines NH ChILD’s beliefs, commitments, and plan for action with respect to NH ChILD’s citywide efforts for in-service professional learning.


Bringing Joy To Uninspired Teachers Of Math, Hal Melnick Nov 2018

Bringing Joy To Uninspired Teachers Of Math, Hal Melnick

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This publication explores how to inspire teachers to find the joy in math so they can help their students do the same. Through a variety of tools, techniques, and helpful hints, the resource illustrates what high quality math instruction looks like and how teachers can reframe their own thinking about math to create deeper learning opportunities for their students.


Coaching: How A Focus On Adult Development Leads To Improvements In Student Learning, Jessica Charles, Milenis Gonzalez, Emily Sharrock Oct 2018

Coaching: How A Focus On Adult Development Leads To Improvements In Student Learning, Jessica Charles, Milenis Gonzalez, Emily Sharrock

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The Bank Street Education Center partners with schools and districts across the country to help improve teaching and learning at scale. This publication documents the professional learning processes, tools, and activities used by Bank Street facilitators in their coaching work with teachers and leaders and brings to light what strengths-based, developmentally meaningful teaching and learning looks like for both adults and children.


Learning To Look, Looking To Learn, Karen Rothschild, Marvin Cohen, Babette Babette Moeller, Barbara Dubitsky, Nesta Marshall, Matt Mcleod Oct 2018

Learning To Look, Looking To Learn, Karen Rothschild, Marvin Cohen, Babette Babette Moeller, Barbara Dubitsky, Nesta Marshall, Matt Mcleod

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

In order to plan and implement lessons that will be effective for a wide variety of learners, teachers must assess what students know and how they know it. They must also know students’ academic strengths, challenges, and preferences. Careful observation of what students do and say as they work provides a rich source of data about both their knowledge and ways of learning. We highlight three strategies we use to help teachers refine their understanding of individual students:

(a) building teachers’ skills in observing without making judgements; (b) teaching teachers to use a shared, neurodevelopmental framework through which to view ...


District-Wide Instructional Initiative Framework, Jessica Charles, Tracy Fray Oliver, Doug Knecht, Emily Sharrock Jun 2018

District-Wide Instructional Initiative Framework, Jessica Charles, Tracy Fray Oliver, Doug Knecht, Emily Sharrock

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

Describes the Bank Street Education Center's District-wide Instructional Initiative Framework, a tool that guides the Center's partnership work with school districts who are engaged in a process of instructional improvement. The Framework was developed out of research on district improvement, organizational development, school leadership, and professional learning, as well as the Center's own experience implementing large-scale district reform in the largest school district in the nation: New York City.


Following The Money: Exploring Residency Funding Through The Lens Of Economics, Karen Demoss Apr 2018

Following The Money: Exploring Residency Funding Through The Lens Of Economics, Karen Demoss

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

Following the Money digs into how the system for funding teacher preparation fuels a host of shortcomings: subpar routes to teaching, inadequate practice before entering the classroom, shortages in high need areas, underprepared teachers. Following the Money finds that financial barriers limit our ability to grow to a universally high-quality teacher preparation system, calling for a stronger knowledge base about the economics of teacher preparation to understand how we can realize the quality we need.


Learning To Teach: Observing And Reflecting, Nancy Nager Apr 2018

Learning To Teach: Observing And Reflecting, Nancy Nager

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

This video series, “Learning to Teach,” provides a platform for professional development in early childhood education. It introduces viewers to compelling early childhood classroom footage accompanied by facilitated discussions about observations and teaching practices. You will get a hands-on look at how beginning teachers learn to closely observe children and engage in reflective conversations about children, materials, the classroom environment and themselves.


About Prepared To Teach, Bank Street College Of Education Jan 2018

About Prepared To Teach, Bank Street College Of Education

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Learn more about Prepared To Teach and our work around sustainable funding for teacher preparation.


Sample Mou For Residency Partnerships, Bank Street College Of Education Jan 2018

Sample Mou For Residency Partnerships, Bank Street College Of Education

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This sample document reflects Prepared To Teach's best learning to date. Partners can proceed in their work without a formal MOU in place, and develop one at an appropriate time to best support their needs and partnership.


Urban Transformation Deck, Bank Street College Of Education Jan 2018

Urban Transformation Deck, Bank Street College Of Education

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Prepared To Teach's urban transformation summary.


Prepared To Teach Paradigm Shift, Bank Street College Of Education Jan 2018

Prepared To Teach Paradigm Shift, Bank Street College Of Education

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

Prepared To Teach is changing the way we prepare teachers. Read about how we work with stakeholders to shift thinking about teacher preparation.


Prepared To Teach Urban Transformation Strategy, Bank Street College Of Education Jan 2018

Prepared To Teach Urban Transformation Strategy, Bank Street College Of Education

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

When teachers quit, education fails. Prepared To Teach is solving the crisis of teacher turnover in urban public schools.


All Hands In Interactive Resource Guide, Veronica Benavides Dec 2017

All Hands In Interactive Resource Guide, Veronica Benavides

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

This guide is a culmination of a year long All Hands In community-based project where the working team of staff from Bronxworks, Highbridge Advisory Council, and Bank Street College of Education co-identified, co-developed, and co-designed the project and content around family engagement practices and community strengths and needs.


Investing In Residencies, Improving Schools: How Principals Can Fund Better Teaching And Learning, Brigid Fallon Sep 2017

Investing In Residencies, Improving Schools: How Principals Can Fund Better Teaching And Learning, Brigid Fallon

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Investing in Residencies, Improving Schools: How Principals Can Fund Better Teaching and Learning, examines the feasibility for school-level funding for resident stipends including a description of a financial model that enables schools to fund co-teaching positions for novice teachers.


Clearing The Path: Redesigning Teacher Preparation For The Public Good, Karen Demoss Sep 2017

Clearing The Path: Redesigning Teacher Preparation For The Public Good, Karen Demoss

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Clearing the Path: Redesigning Teacher Preparation for the Public Good, offers lessons from innovative partnerships, sharing sustainable funding models that can provide stipends to teacher candidates in full-time residency placements.


Building Strong Partnerships For Preparation, Bank Street College Of Education Jan 2017

Building Strong Partnerships For Preparation, Bank Street College Of Education

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

When strong partnerships are established, districts and preparation providers make changes to the way they work and and the way they work together. The result is a system transformation through the kinds of shifts illustrated below. These partnerships enable IHEs and districts to bring existing resources to bear on work in new, mutually beneficial ways.


Cost-Saving Roles For Residents, Bank Street College Of Education Jan 2017

Cost-Saving Roles For Residents, Bank Street College Of Education

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

Teacher residents can play valuable roles in schools and classrooms, saving money on staffing and substitute teaching.


Cost Savings Through Reduced Turnover, Bank Street College Of Education Jan 2017

Cost Savings Through Reduced Turnover, Bank Street College Of Education

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

Residency-trained teachers stay in the classroom longer, reducing district spending on recruitment, training, and on-boarding.


The Way Will Open: A Study Of The Presidency Of Jack Niemeyer At Bank Street College Of Education, John S. Borden Jan 2017

The Way Will Open: A Study Of The Presidency Of Jack Niemeyer At Bank Street College Of Education, John S. Borden

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A biography of John H. Niemeyer who served as president of Bank Street College of Education from 1955 through 1973.


Transforming The Teacher Development Trajectory, Bank Street College Of Education Jan 2017

Transforming The Teacher Development Trajectory, Bank Street College Of Education

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

Teacher preparation programs that work for everyone—preparation providers, districts, and aspiring teachers—rely on strong partnerships. Residency programs bring districts and providers together to support sustained clinical practice for candidates and create aligned goals throughout the program, linking teacher preparation to success in the classroom.


Cost-Saving Partnership Structures, Bank Street College Of Education Jan 2017

Cost-Saving Partnership Structures, Bank Street College Of Education

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

Residency partnerships can create structures that save dollars in the long run.


For The Public Good: Quality Preparation For Every Teacher, Karen Demoss Jun 2016

For The Public Good: Quality Preparation For Every Teacher, Karen Demoss

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

The Sustainable Funding Project at Bank Street College of Education was established to address a significant problem in public education: how to ensure that all aspiring teaches are prepared through affordable, high-quality programs so that every teacher enters the profession ready for the demands of 21st century classrooms. This report tackles quality sustained clinical practice as one part of the affordability question.