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State Spotlight: Pennsylvania Teacher Certification – Education Article

More Teachers Needed Pennsylvania schools are not immune to the teacher shortage. In fact, the number of undergraduate education majors in the state has declined by 55 percent over the last 20 years. As a result of this drop, fewer new teachers are entering the profession and it is becoming increasingly difficult for schools to staff their classrooms. Recognizing the need for more teachers in the state, the Pennsylvania Department of Education has approved the expansion of American Board’s teacher certification program. For…

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So You Want to Know More About Alternative Teacher Certification – Education Article

Alternative teacher certification in the United States has existed for a long time, but it has only recently taken a prominent place in the public discussion about how to get more qualified, certified teachers in our nation’s classrooms. Long considered to be a shady backdoor into the teaching profession, programs that offer alternative teacher certification have quickly surpassed universities in terms of flexibility and affordability, with classes online and tons of online resources to help with studying. Now it’s universities…

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Reddit: A Resource for Teachers – Education Article

Teachers are incredibly resourceful at finding information and advice from fellow teachers. By reading blogs, scouting Pinterest, finding mentors, and buying lesson plans from other teachers, an educator can gather useful information to prepare herself for managing a classroom. But there is one resource educators often overlook that can be incredibly helpful throughout the school year: Reddit. Reddit Reddit is a website full of forums on just about anything and everything under the sun. Seriously, almost everything is discussed on…

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