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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...
May 19, 2021

Anti-racism, Inclusion, and Belonging in Education: May Roundup

For May, NYU Steinhardt faculty identified three books and a podcast that discuss issues of white privilege and culturally responsive...
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 Resident Ashley Perez
December 3, 2020

NYU Teacher Residency Alumni Profile: Meaningful Relationships on the Path to Teaching Math

“I can’t pinpoint an exact moment [when I realized I wanted to become a teacher]. It’s like asking a singer...
Nada Ahmed, NYU Steinhardt faculty
November 30, 2020

Former Co-director’s Research Interests Support NYU Teacher Residency Model

Nada Ahmed, clinical assistant professor and director of field studies in the Department of Teaching and Learning and former co-director...
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...
December 10, 2019

What We’re Reading at the NYU Teacher Residency

At the NYU Teacher Residency, we stay informed on education trends and news about teacher preparation, advances in student learning,...
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September 26, 2019

Q&A With Diana Turk — Recruiting Diverse Teachers

More than half of US school children are children of color, but fewer than 20 percent of our nation’s teachers...
A teacher resident working with a student
April 29, 2019

NYU Steinhardt Teacher Residency In the News: Serving All Learners

The NYU Steinhardt Teacher Residency is designed to serve all learners. Now about to complete its third year, the Teacher...
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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...
Future teachers receiving meaningful and purposeful preparation
January 11, 2019

Meaningful and Purposeful Teacher Preparation

No course of study could possibly prepare new teachers for what they encounter during the initial months or years in...
A teacher talking with two students
October 29, 2018

An Asset-Based Approach to Education: What It Is and Why It Matters

An asset-based approach to education is key in achieving equity in classrooms across the country. In recent years, while equity...
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May 8, 2018

Q&A with Professors Ayanna Taylor and Heather Woodley: The Importance of Building Community in K-12 Education

One of the pillars of the NYU Steinhardt Teacher Residency is to help new educators establish a connection to the...