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The 5 Biggest Reasons Why Teachers Quit the Profession 

The 5 Biggest Reasons Why Teachers Quit the Profession  | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
The reasons why teachers quit are varied and personal. We asked readers to share insights in hopes of learning how to keep good teachers in the classroom.
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Lack of respect..and teaching to the test..both are demoralizing.. which stems from micro-managing content instead of providing a supportive environment.  

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, May 1, 2017 12:41 PM
I think this is the great challenge facing teaching and school. How do we keep good teachers in classrooms?
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Teacher: What I don’t have time to do anymore — and what I’d do if I had it

Teacher: What I don’t have time to do anymore — and what I’d do if I had it | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Teachers are inundated with things to do in the classroom that take them away from the real stuff of teaching, an educator says.
Becky Roehrs's insight:

In NC, in addition to the time drain, we have the dubious honor of being one of the US states that  pays our teachers the least..therefore, teachers are leaving the state and leaving the teaching profession in droves. 

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Disappointing NY Times Article On Teachers & "A Sharing Economy"

Disappointing NY Times Article On Teachers & "A Sharing Economy" | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

A Sharing Economy Where Teachers Win is the headline of a pretty disappointing article in The New York Times today. It takes an extremely narrow view of the idea of teacher sharing 

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Good points..and others have pointed out problems with copyright and plagiarism..

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