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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.


Urban Transformation Deck, Bank Street College Of Education Jan 2018

Urban Transformation Deck, Bank Street College Of Education

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

Prepared To Teach's urban transformation summary.


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

Sample Mou For Residency Partnerships, Bank Street College Of Education

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

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.


Wrong Place, Right Time, Rachel Mazor Oct 2017

Wrong Place, Right Time, Rachel Mazor

Occasional Paper Series

Mazor recounts working in the three distinctly different environments during her first year of teaching: sixth-grade math, pre-school social studies, and first-grade reading. Each of these experiences taught her specific skills that she later applied to assignments; additionally, each experience helped her develop her own style as a teacher.


Emphasis On Test Scores In Education, Lindsay Olson Jun 2017

Emphasis On Test Scores In Education, Lindsay Olson

Empowering Research for Educators

This article discusses how too much emphasis on standardized testing can affect student learning as well as teaching in the classroom. It includes a personal interview with a high school teacher as well as an article from the Washington Post regarding a study that was completed involving testing students.


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 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.


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.


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 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.


Selected Research Supporting Sustainable Funding For Quality Teacher Preparation, Bank Street College Jan 2016

Selected Research Supporting Sustainable Funding For Quality Teacher Preparation, Bank Street College

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

In countries where school systems have improved dramatically, pre-service teacher education has become more integrated with the regular school system. Aspiring teachers, while studying for their certification, are paid to practice under the guidance of an effective classroom teacher for a full year before seeking certification. Increasingly, evidence from the U.S. also indicates that such a model is effective. In fact, four persistent teacher quality challenges facing schools and districts can be positively impacted through the establishment of funded year-long pre-service clinical placement.


The Essa Opportunity For Residencies, Bank Street College Of Education Jan 2016

The Essa Opportunity For Residencies, Bank Street College Of Education

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) provides states and districts with a renewed opportunity to strengthen the quality of teaching and learning in schools by explicitly incorporating well-designed year-long pre-service co-teaching placements (“residencies”) into state ESSA applications as an allowable and encouraged use of funds. While “preservice” teacher preparation is not frequently conceptualized as an allowable use of these federal funds, when well designed preparation programs include funded, year-long co-teaching residencies, they address many of the goals contained within ESSA and contribute to the systemic educational improvements sought by states and districts.