The goal of effective teachers is to maximize their students’ engagement, creating a positive and inclusive learning environment while establishing a culture of continuous education in their classrooms. Waldorf University online programs give teachers the competitive edge they need in order to pursue careers as counselors, education administration professionals, and special curriculum specialists. Waldorf’s Master of Arts in education effective teacher program is designed to help working education professionals bolster their teaching efficiency, refine their leadership skills, and grow their potential in the education field. The Master of Arts in organizational leadership develops students’ leadership skills and equips them to use it as an instrument for organizational change within the education industry.
The Anti-Defamation League offers “Building Ally Behaviors,” a free 20-minute online course to help teachers in grades 3–7 maintain a positive, safe, inclusive classroom environment so all students can learn and thrive. The course takes teachers through a process to help students move from being bystanders to using ally behaviors in bullying situations.
Now in its fourteenth year, Sino-American Bridge for Education and Health (SABEH), welcomes experienced teachers of all subjects and grade levels to apply for a four- to six-week trip to China in July 2018.
The Branch Alliance for Educator Diversity,or BranchED, is a newly launched nonprofit organization offering hands-on, in-classroom programming and data use to teacher-preparation programs to increase the number of minority teachers. Founded by a former dean at Hampton University, the organization is partnering with colleges and universities that serve nonwhite students to promote teaching as a career.
In her podcast on The Cult of Pedagogy website, former middle school language arts teacher Jennifer Gonzalez has a knack for finding the hard problems that plague educators and for offering solid solutions in short episodes that cover teaching strategies, classroom management, and educational technology.