Entries related to: teacher-training

Tips For Teaching English Language Learners: What Principals Can Do to Create a Supportive Environment

Rising immigration trends are creating an influx of students learning English as a second language in US schools. However, statistics show that students in ESL programs often underperform when compared to their peers. This shows a problem in the education system that needs to be immediately addressed. In two decades, ESL students are projected to comprise more than one‐third of the student population in US public schools. Thus, the importance of improving their education will not diminish any time soon.
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Coaching and Mentoring Skills For Successful Professional Teacher Development

Do you make one-on-one professional development a priority for educators of all experience levels and abilities? If you don't, you should. Research shows that coaching and mentoring programs can produce gains in teacher retention, student performance and productivity.
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5 Ways to Retain ESL Teachers In Your School

For any ESL school, recruiting and retaining highly qualified teachers is high on the priority list. What would be of ESL programs without amazing instructors? Unfortunately, as the job of the modern teacher is becoming more demanding, and the salaries are not keeping up with the workload, teacher retention rate is becoming low across many disciplines. The statistics are concerning - almost 16% of teachers leave the field each year External link , with 40%-50% of new teachers abandoning the profession within the first five years.
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