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June 22, 2021

Effective Teacher Preparation Programs Begin with Community

Effective teacher preparation includes a curriculum that values and prioritizes community. The mantra, “it all starts with community,” undergirds the...
Three students work on laptops as an NYU Teacher Resident supports their learning.
April 1, 2021

How the NYU Teacher Residency Evolves Each Year

In today’s dynamic education landscape, teacher preparation programs must respond to current events, new research, and importantly, students and families...
NYU Steinhardt faculty leads for Special Education Tamara Sewell and Shane-Anthony Smith are pictured alongside two hands with a heart.
March 17, 2021

The Need for Educators, Diversity, and Intentional Preparation in Special Education

The need for special education teachers is vast. Fourteen percent of public school students receive special education services (NCES 2018)...
NYU Teacher Residency alum Lorraine Zhong
October 12, 2020

Participatory Action Research During a Pandemic

The NYU Teacher Residency includes a Participatory Action Research (PAR) project as a major component of the immersive residency year....
Lorraine Zhong, San Francisco Unified School District
June 16, 2020

Resilient Teacher Residents in the Time of COVID-19

We have all been stretched beyond our comfort limits during this pandemic, whether that’s learning how to remain connected without...
February 11, 2020

How Residency Directors Support Aspiring Teachers

During the one-year master of arts in teaching and school-based residency, teacher residents are coached, instructed, mentored, and supported by...
Teacher and students reviewing work
January 13, 2020

Participatory Action Research in the NYU Teacher Residency: What is it, and why does it matter?

The NYU Teacher Residency is structured to immerse teacher candidates in the art and science of teaching. This includes everything...
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March 18, 2019

Equity First: Serving Emergent Bilinguals

“Language is identity. Language is important to people.” Dr. Heather Woodley, professor of TESOL, bilingual education and foreign language education...
Photo of a resident teacher from West Side Academy High School in Syracuse, NY.
March 7, 2019

The Power of Teacher Mentors

Imagine learning a new profession and being connected to an expert in that profession: someone who can guide you through...
A teacher resident leading a class outdoors
December 21, 2018

Benefits of Choosing a Teacher Residency: Part 3

This is the final post in a series on the benefits of choosing a teacher residency. In the first post,...
Teacher residents working together in a library
December 17, 2018

Benefits of Choosing a Teacher Residency: Part 2

This is the second post in our series about the benefits of choosing a teacher residency. With an understanding of...
A teacher resident
December 11, 2018

Benefits of Choosing a Teacher Residency: Part 1

Choosing to become a teacher is the first step toward a career that impacts the lives of many people. The...