Kristin Murcott and the value of being mentored
You might think visiting the second-grade classroom of a second-year teacher in the middle of a science lesson—at the end of the day near the end of the school year, no less—would be a bit chaotic. But if you’re talking about Kristen Murcott of C.H. Bird Elementary in Sun Prairie, that would be wrong. Murcott, ... Read More »
Mentoring transformed Marc Heuer’s teaching practice
“Do you like helping Mr. Heuer with things like greeting visitors?” I asked the student who met me at the office of McFarland’s Indian Mound Middle School. Smiling to herself, she leaped into one big skip. “I love Mr. Heuer,” she said reverently and skipped again before opening the door to his classroom. Heuer’s class ... Read More »
Presentations from Symposium 2017 at District Council April 24
Come to District Council on April 24 and learn from colleagues who attended NTC’s Induction Symposium. They’ll present specific tools, protocols, ideas or processes, and we’ll reflect on their application in our districts. (2:00 – 4:00 pm, Monona Grove District Office, 5301 Monona Drive) Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools, Part 1 Intended audience: Administrators ... Read More »
Scholarships available for Symposium 2017
Apply for a scholarship to the 2017 New Teach Center Induction Symposium, February 12-14, to be held in San Francisco. DCNTP is offering two scholarships, which include airfare, hotel, and the symposium fee. The deadline is November 1, and winners will be announced by December 1. Check out the pdf instructions, fill out your information and ... Read More »
Student Learning Improves with NTC Supported Teachers
New I-3 Research Shows Student Achievement Gains Continue with NTC Support Third party research results help the New Teacher Center understand what’s working — and what’s not — to improve student learning, teacher retention and teacher effectiveness.
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