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How Many Years Before a Teacher Hits Their Stride?

Posted by Tahlea Jankoski on August 18, 2017

 

How long does it take for a teacher to find their groove? When you think of musicians, athletes, artists, doctors, or attorneys—it may take at least five years to start feeling like the profession is being mastered. Teachers generally experience the same number of years, and may even need ten to fifteen years in their profession to feel like they have finally hit their stride. 

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Topics: Teacher Tips, NISE

Changing Education Landscape—What Qualifies a Quality Teacher?

Posted by Tahlea Jankoski on July 14, 2017

 

When it comes to qualifying teachers, there is a changing landscape that influences the quality of education in the classroom. As some states struggle to retain qualified teachers, policymakers are looking for new avenues to bring in subject matter experts who may not have a degree in education or previous classroom experience. By lowering teacher qualifications, many argue that student achievement will struggle. 

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Topics: Teacher Tips, NISE