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This article describes a study which explored the effectiveness's development of teachers in North Carolina public schools during their first five years in the classroom. The authors contrasted the beginning teachers' effectiveness with the effectiveness of teachers who stayed with that of those who left.
Updated: Dec. 25, 2012
Capturing Authenticity, Transforming Perception: One Teacher's Efforts to Improve Her Students' Performance by Challenging Their Impressions of Self and Community
In this essay, the author describes the efforts of a public school teacher to improve her students' writing by attempting to increase their connectivity to their community.By designing photojournalism projects that prompt students to capture their authentic experiences, the teacher hopes to challenge the students' negative perceptions of their community. The author elaborates on the personal and pedagogical dilemmas that the teacher faced while engaged in this work.
Updated: Nov. 30, 2008