Why educators want you to think there’s a teacher shortage (Kokomo Tribune)

Educators point to state of profession as reason for shortage, though conflicting information paints varying pictures of supply, demand for teachers  Indiana’s teacher shortage has received plenty of attention from media and policymakers recently, and educators can point to a whole laundry list of reasons for the shortfall. Over-testing students, unfair accountability measures for teachers,Continue reading “Why educators want you to think there’s a teacher shortage (Kokomo Tribune)”

Teaching Success: Bouncing back from ‘ineffective’ (Big Rapids Pioneer)

Ex-teacher shares circumstances that prompted her to leave the classroom Katie Tomczyk gave her all in her first year of teaching, loving the chance to make a difference in students’ lives. Five years later, that passion was gone. So she quit. “I saw the effort and commitment in other teachers,” said Tomczyk, 29, a BigContinue reading “Teaching Success: Bouncing back from ‘ineffective’ (Big Rapids Pioneer)”