New Teacher Project

New Teacher Project

TNTP, formerly known as The New Teacher Project, is an organization in the United States with a mission of ensuring that poor and minority students get equal access to effective teachers. It attempts to help urban school districts and states recruit and train new teachers, staff challenged schools, design evaluation systems, and retain teachers who have demonstrated the ability to raise student achievement. Wikipedia

New Teacher Project

TNTP, formerly known as The New Teacher Project, is an organization in the United States with a mission of ensuring that poor and minority students get equal access to effective teachers. It attempts to help urban school districts and states recruit and train new teachers, staff challenged schools, design evaluation systems, and retain teachers who have demonstrated the ability to raise student achievement. Wikipedia

Aug 30, 10:16 AM

""Its hard to explain the way it feels to have a teacher who looks like you; theyre like older brothers who become a huge part of our lives, even if its just for four years. They make it easier to connect and socialize and help me feel more like I belong. To me, learning from someone who reflects who you are is one of the best things a student can experience."" - Jose Romero, High School Student . Visit the link in the @tntp description to learn how a Georgia teacher discussed Charlottesville in his classroom, and download a graphic organizer to use with your own students.

Aug 28, 1:20 PM

As far as Shatavia is concerned, she is now prepared to make her own history. . I really dont feel like anythings too hard for me, she says. The experience Ive had of being pushed constantly, of being asked to dig deep, or being asked to learn seemingly impossible thingsthose things have made me realize that I can do just about anything I put my mind to. . Visit the link in the @tntp description to learn how a Georgia teacher discussed Charlottesville in his classroom, and download a graphic organizer to use with your own students.

Aug 28, 1:19 PM

Its about giving them the tools to become socially aware, to have a certain level of consciousness about themselves, their own identity, this country, its history, the way it is, and what it could be, he says. . Twelve years into his teaching career, the question of how to prepare students to be critical thinkers is still the one that drives Art Worrell every day. To do that, Mr. Worrell spends the bulk of his class time putting textskey primary and secondary sources for the time period, not arbitrary textbook passagesin front of his students, and asking them to investigate questions. . Visit the link in the @tntp description to learn how a Georgia teacher discussed Charlottesville in his classroom, and download a graphic organizer to use with your own students.

Aug 28, 1:18 PM

For Shatavia Knight, Mr. Worrells AP U.S. History class is about more than just being ready for college. For her, understanding history is about understanding the world she lives inand preparing her to change that world. . A lot of the things we talk about within this current time period happened as a result of history, says Shatavia, 18. We already know about racism, so now we need to know about the Civil Rights Movement, the Black Panthers. When you know history, you know why things are the way they are today. . Visit the link in the @tntp description to learn how a Georgia teacher discussed Charlottesville in his classroom, and download a graphic organizer to use with your own students.