Teacher Development

An Asian student in class smiles.
Jul 7, 2015
Being from another country can be an advantage when you teach.
Stanford faculty and TAs discuss best practices at the annual Faculty TA Conference. Photo for Stanford VPTL by Joan Passarelli.
Jun 8, 2015
How to make grad students into great teachers: faculty and TAs share what works at Stanford's annual Faculty TA Conference.
Students sit informally in the Stanford Quad.
Jun 4, 2015
Address your cultural concerns as an international TA.
A woman presents at the front of the room.
May 21, 2015
For international TAs teaching in the US: this series will help you overcome concerns about language proficiency and cultural matters in U.S. classrooms.
Apr 3, 2015
For Stanford grad students and postdocs (open to all Stanford affiliates) Eat! Free pizza from Patxi’s… Talk! meet grad students from across campus… Teach! Hear short 4-minute flashtalks from other grad students…
Grad students at outdoor event. Photo by Rod Searcey for Stanford CTL.
Mar 26, 2015
An expert in TA training shares answers to some challenges mentors face when training TAs.
"Word cloud" graphic of the concept terms in the article.
Mar 9, 2015
Ten terms in education, what they mean, and how to use the concepts and techniques for better teaching.
Female grad student, in class, laughing. Photo by Rod Searcey for Stanford CTL.
Feb 10, 2015
The way Stanford’s Language Center trains its TAs--intensively, actively, and with mentors--leads to success for TAs and students alike.
Mehran Sahami and Jen Schwartz Poehlmann on the panel, laughing.
Dec 11, 2014
Why go into education? Esteemed Stanford professors tell pre-ed undergrads what they love about teaching.
2 or 3 faculty, seated, talking, smiling
Nov 19, 2014
How to handle student evaluations--including harsh comments--and improve your teaching.

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