by Lauren Childs Job-embedded Professional Learning (JEPL) I drove to the second fall gathering of the JEPL network with an eagerness for the day’s conversations and with a sense of impatience […]
Author: Judy Walton, Chief Innovation Officer, Forest Hills Public Schools Background: During a two week trip to Australia, Judy visited several schools as a part of her interest and study […]
Greetings Michigan educators, We hope that the school year is off to a great start for all learners in our educational community! As the new Learning Forward Michigan President, […]
As teachers and professionals, we know that continuous growth matters. Last week, several of us who live and breathe learning had the chance to spend two days in Chicago to […]
It’s far too easy these days to get distracted when thinking about any communication related to teachers, student learning, and schools. With the many optimistic tweeters sharing links to ideas […]
As the school year comes to a close, those of us responsible for evaluating program effectiveness are living between thoughtful reflection and forward planning. Alongside central staff and my coaching […]
by Lauren Childs, President, Learning Forward Michigan One of the joys of classroom teaching are moments when I hear a learner (young or old) offer a description to others, using […]
By Amy Colton and Georgea Langer (a Corwin Press blog) In our book The Collaborative Analysis of Student Learning, my co-author and I explore many powerful protocols for analyzing student assessments. […]
Monday, 14 March, 2016, Learning Forward released a national report on Teacher Agency. You can find the report and other related information on https://learningforward.org/publications/teacher-agency#.VuA-iJMrKqC. Learning Forward and the National Commission on Teaching […]
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