Why Great Teachers Quit

Why Great Teachers Quit

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Learn why todaya€™s best teachers are leavinga€”from the teachers themselves More talented teachers are leaving the profession than ever before. Drawing on in-depth interviews, Farber presents an in-the-trenches view of the classroom exodus and how schools can turn the tide, focusing on: Challenges to teacher endurance, including tight budgets, difficult parents, unsafe schools, inadequate pay, and lack of respect Strategies veteran teachers use to make sure the joys of teaching outweigh the frustrations Success stories from individual schools and districts that have found solutions to these challenges Recommendations for creating a school environment that fosters teacher retentionFast facts [Fact sheet]. Available fromhttp://nces.ed.gov/fastfacts/display.asp?id= 28 National Commission onTeaching and Americaa#39;s Future. (n.d.). Figure 8. School conditions are the biggest reasons for teacher dissatisfaction (1994a€“1995 ) [Data file]. Retrieved June 18 ... inner city [Audio file]. Available from www.npr. org/templates/story/ story.php? ... Northeast Foundation for Children. (2010). Responsiveanbsp;...

Title:Why Great Teachers Quit
Author:Katy Farber
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2010-07-06


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