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Educational LeadershipMay 2018Volume 75 | Number 8Bolstering the Teacher Pipeline
12 New Teacher ImmersionSusan Totaro and Mark WiseAn intensive orientation program gives novice teachers in one district a game-changing introduction to the instructional culture.
18 Rethinking Teacher RecruitmentZachary HerrmannSchools need to take cues from other industries to seek top talent and reframe the teaching profession.
24 Emotional Resilience: The Missing IngredientElena AguilarRecognizing the power of emotions and cultivating emotional resilience can help schools retain teachers.
32 Alignment: The Cornerstone of Teacher PrepBenjamin Riley and Valerie SakimuraStronger coordination between teacher-educator programs and school districts can solidify the knowledge and skills that novice teachers need.
38 Getting Smart about Student TeachingKate WalshBy better leveraging the student-teaching process, school leaders can reduce costs and improve their talent pipeline.
44 The Changing Face of TeachingRichard Ingersoll, Lisa Merrill, and Daniel StuckeyAn analysis of nearly 30 years of data on the teaching force sheds new light on the makeup of the occupation—and on staffing priorities.
50 To Diversify the Teacher Workforce, Start EarlyRamon B. Goings, Robin Brandehoff, and Margarita BiancoThis grow-your-own program offers a model for disrupting inequity by attracting high school students of color into teaching.
56 Learning from Black Male Teachers Who ThriveSharif El-MekkiSchools say they want to get more black men into classrooms. The words of four teacher leaders give clues for how to do so.
62 Lessons from a Teacher ResidencyA. Lin Goodwin, Rachel Roegman, and Emilie Mitescu ReaganA preparation program in New York City aims to give teaching candidates a more clinically rich experience.
69 Teacher Prep Goes ElementaryAlison J. Clark, Sanja Cale, Jennifer Strangio-Lott, Susan Folkson, and Jody CardinalWhen education students take their courses in an elementary school, the possibilities for authentic learning grow.
74 What Matters to Millennial Teachers?Jennifer AbramsA guide to inspiring, supporting, and retaining the newest generation of teachers.
7 Perspectives/Recruitment, Retention, and ResilienceAnthony Rebora
81 Research Matters/Staffing Lessons from Abroad Bryan GoodwinWe can learn a few things from Finland about retaining teachers.
83 Show & Tell: A Video Column/Teens Need MentorsDouglas Fisher and Nancy FreyEvery adult in our school mentors 11 students. It works.
86 The Techy Teacher/Creating a New Narrative about TeachingCatlin TuckerChanging perceptions is key to recruitment.
88 Principal Connection/How to Start on a High NoteThomas R. HoerrPlan now to make your teachers’ return in August ultra-positive.
90 Confronting Inequity/The Black Male Teacher GapH. Richard Milner IVBringing more black men into teaching could help underserved students.
92 One to Grow On/A Teacher Lost in the PipelineCarol Ann TomlinsonIf we don’t motivate our best teachers, we will lose them to other professions.
89 Index to Advertisers
95 ASCD Community in Action
96 EL Takeaways/Improving the Pipeline
The Grow-Your-Own Game PlanDan BrownHigh school teacher academy programs can give students a chance to test drive teaching—and make an impact.
7 Keys to Restoring the Teacher PipelineDouglas ReevesA combination of local policies and practices can help restore the profession.
Tell Me About . . ./The Best Piece of Advice You Received When You Started Teaching
Video: Show Them Teaching Is LovableDan Brown, cofounder of Educators Rising, on the need to attract high school students into teaching.
Classroom management remains a central challenge—and opportunity—for educators. The September 2018 Educational Leadership examines specific and big-picture approaches to improving classroom management, including how to address both positive and problem behaviors, design conducive classroom spaces, and create supportive climates for learning.
As we learn more about what drives and supports students, social-emotional learning has become a growing area of interest in schools. But what does SEL look like in practice? The October 2018 Educational Leadership examines how educators and schools are integrating SEL into the curriculum, and how schools are measuring its impact.
The November 2018 Educational Leadership offers an insider’s look at new trends and expectations professional development. Our expert authors examine how teachers are increasingly taking professional learning into their own hands, through collaborative inquiry, personalized learning, video study, and social media.