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Teacher Training Success

Every year, teachers from around the country attend training or professional development. And when you ask teachers if they appreciate what they are doing, most of the time, they will tell you it is a waste of time. But ongoing learning for teachers is critical, especially in a time of great change to the classroom and creates improved teacher retention. The 2012 MetLife Survey of the American Teacher showed that educators who expressed a higher job satisfaction shared a common experience: They were more likely to have benefitted from effective ...

Teachers in Louisiana & Georgia are ready to challenge students this fall

School’s out for the summer, but across the country, NMSI is busy hosting trainings for thousands of dedicated teachers who are spending their hard-earned summer vacations back in the classroom. This week, more than 300 math, science and English teachers in Louisiana and Georgia gathered in their states for rigorous Common Core aligned NMSI Teacher Training to help them prepare for the upcoming school year. Nearly 100 teachers from 6 school districts across Georgia and 250 teachers from 23 school districts across Louisiana, spent four days in teacher training ...

Teachers Need Common Core Training

Interesting survey out from AFT on Common Core regarding teacher preparation for implementation. Here are the stats: 75% of teachers approve of common core - note to policy people that teachers do really know what students need and even though this is a ton of work for teachers, they support the common core! 74% of teachers are very worried or fairly worried that the assessments will begin before they have been able to fully align their instructional practice - this is what prompted ...

NMSI Teacher Training

College and career ready isn't an accident and hope is not a strategy. Students cannot achieve without great teaching.  NMSI's training was created by teachers for teachers to ensure that all students can achieve their full potential. More than 60,000 teachers have gone through this training and rave about the impact it has had on their practice. There has been such demand this year that we have tripled the number of locations where you can attend training.  But we know that people usually want to know more about the training ...

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