Using Data to Inform Instruction, December 1-2

Reflect upon and discuss mentoring experiences since Observing and Conferencing. Use protocols for analyzing student work with beginning teachers, and more.

Instructional Coaching 3: Analyzing Student Work, Dec 9-10

Use protocols for analyzing student work with individual teachers and small groups; apply student performance data to differentiation; use current brain research to inform instructional coaching and teaching practice; refine and extend the use of coaching language and strategies.

Beginning Teacher Seminar: PDP Part One

Join us on Thursday, January 14, for the beginning teacher seminar PDP Part One. You'll explore the Professional Development Plan (PDP) philosophy and proces, and how Wisconsin Teaching Standards (WTS) #9 and #10 relate to your practice and your PDP preparation.

Designing Effective Instruction, February 9-10

This is the fourth in a professional learning series for mentors. Participants will use tools and protocols to support teachers as they plan assessment-driven differentiated instruction aligned to content standards, and apply strategies for providing meaningful feedback.

Mentoring Toward Equity

A mentor writes about techniques to help new teachers see pathways of success for all of their students in this thoughtful blog post from the Teaching Tolerance website.

October 21, 2015 ·
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First Aid in Your First Month

Immediate help for beginning teachers to improve their teaching practice was the focus of the first of six seminars scheduled for this year, starting on October 1. Teachers from nine school districts sat at tables with colleagues in similar grade levels, taking turns with a partner to talk about hard-to-handle issues, like “My students act out–they have no interest in the lesson,” “Transitions are ... Read More »

October 6, 2015 ·

Scholarships available for Symposium 2016

Apply for a scholarship to the New Teach Center Induction Symposium, February 21-23, 2016, to be held in Bellevue, Washington. DCNTP is offering three scholarships, which include airfare, hotel, and the symposium fee. The deadline is November 1, and winners will be announced by December 1. Download the pdf instructions , complete questions, and send to Shirley ... Read More »

September 28, 2015 ·
2016 New Teacher Center Symposium on Teacher Induction