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May 2012 | Volume 69 | Number 8
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Collaboration is the key variable in shaping what teachers do and learn.
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Linda Darling-Hammond reflects on the promising practices and the significant obstacles that face beginning teachers.
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What one teacher learned from his power struggle with a student.
Richard Ingersoll, Lisa Merrill and Henry May
A research study shows that science and math teachers who receive more pedagogical training are far more likely to stay in teaching.
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Gary M. Chesley and Janice Jordan
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Barbara Torre Veltri
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Jennifer Locraft Cuddapah and Anika Spratley Burtin
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Morgaen L. Donaldson and Gordon A. Donaldson Jr.
Effective performance review can no longer be a fringe activity.
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