Many Teachers Discouraged, Many Not: The Difference Is…

Rae Pica with Robert L. Fried, Michelle Malvey, Shannon McClintock Miller

In the face of relentless scrutiny and criticism, vacillating school policies, low pay, and increasing demands, many teachers are discouraged and defeated. But not all. In fact some are wildly energized and optimistic. In this segment we explore why many teachers are bailing out while others are kicking in the afterburners and enjoying being a teacher more than ever.

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May 14, 2013
Episode Guests
Robert L. Fried is executive director of the Upper Valley Educators Institute and author of The Passionate Teacher. Michelle Malvey is a contributing author of the paper, The Ability to Teach in Stressful Times. She has been an educator for 26 years as a teacher, school psychologist, and currently as an elementary principal. Shannon McClintock Miller is the district teacher librarian at Van Meter Community School in Van Meter, IA.
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