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The professional development paradox

The instructor stood at the front of the room, as the teachers took seats in a boxy U-shaped formation, and...

 

Thank you matters. Thank a teacher today.

Every teacher anywhere in the world has most likely heard the very true statement that a child does not care...

 

On WUNC’s The State of Things: Reporter Adam Rhew talks about the teacher pipeline

Reporter Adam Rhew talked with The State of Things host Frank Stasio on Thursday about the teacher pipeline in North...

 

UNC-Chapel Hill, NC State collaborating to help lateral entry teachers

A critical teacher shortage is now among the most pressing needs in North Carolina. UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State are...

 

EdExplainer: Where do teachers come from?

The inspiring teacher who transforms the life of a student is a powerful, recurring narrative in popular entertainment, largely because...

 

Deans for Impact seeks to strengthen education pipeline

Ellen McIntyre, dean of the UNC-Charlotte College of Education, is part of a national organization called Deans for Impact. McIntyre joined about...

 

A complex cycle: Teacher supply and demand

Earlier in this decade, with North Carolina’s economy broken but on the brink of resurgence and its population swelling, fewer...

 

Giving future educators a head start: Charlotte Teacher Early College

The first students to start school on the UNC Charlotte campus this fall are not undergraduates, but 55 high school...

 

Our teacher pipeline: A more nuanced take is warranted

Crisis is not my favorite word. It is used too often to grab attention at the expense of the thoughtful...

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Externships equip teachers with necessary skills to transfer to students

As a North Carolina public school teacher, I am charged with a task I find both admirable and necessary: creating...

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A thank you from State Superintendent Mark Johnson

NC Superintendent Mark Johnson released a video message thanking teachers during National Teacher Appreciation Week (May 8-12).  “National Teacher Appreciation Week...

 

The gift of reading and writing: Thank you, Ms. Gaskill

A confession: I put off this assignment for several days. How in the world do I choose a favorite teacher?...