New Teacher Retention: Why Do So Many Leave? What Can Be Done?

Tom Whitby with Mark Weston and William Chamberlain

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Around 50% of new teachers will leave the profession within the first five years.  In this segment we go looking for causes and solutions.  

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Making Time to Reflect on Your Teaching: Why It Matters

Mark Weston and Nancy Blair with Donna Reed Lovell  

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In this segment we reflect on the critical role of reflection in the process of improving your teaching practice.  

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Controlling Your Professional Development: Opportunities and Challenges

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with Hadley Ferguson  

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There are assorted new tools and opportunities available to personalize professional development. Many educators are buying in, many are not. Learn why some educators are so enthusiastic about controlling their professional development, while others remain disinterested.  

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Second Thoughts: What Does "Future Ready" Really Mean?

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with Maureen Devlin

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In this segment we discuss highlights from our Twitter #edchat on the general concept of  preparing students for the future, along with the government's Future Ready Initiative.  

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Five Requirements for Success with Blended and Online Teaching

Tom Whitby and Nancy Blair with David Buck, Leanna Prater

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What are the important distinctions between face to face and online learning? What is required for success in blended and online learning? What is required to prepare teachers? Tune in as we discuss.  

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