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EdWeek Teacher: Focus Professional Learning Communities on Curriculum

February 27th, 2018

Topic: Curriculum, Professional Learning Communities

EdWeek Teacher: Focus Professional Learning Communities on Curriculum Research has found that high-quality curricula have a significant impact on student achievement (Steiner, 2017; Chingos & Whitehurst, 2012). But a curriculum is not effective on its own. It requires teachers who understand it and use it with intentionality and professional judgment. Click the link above to...

EdWeek Teacher: It’s Not How Long You Spend in PD, It’s How Much You Grow

February 20th, 2018

Topic: Professional Development

Education Week Teacher: It’s Not How Long You Spend in PD, It’s How Much You Grow The research is clear: The “sit ‘n’ get” model of professional development doesn’t work. Yet the majority of states continue to base the requirements for maintaining a teaching license on clock hours or seat time. And very often that...

Beyond “Job Embedded”

February 19th, 2018

Topic: Professional Development

Ensuring that Good Professional Development Gets Results, National Institute for Excellence in Teaching Two recent studies have finally demonstrated that “job-embedded, sustained professional development” can significantly improve student achievement. But there’s a catch. In both studies, effective professional development (PD) strategies were successful only under certain circumstances or only in some schools and classrooms. The...

National Institute for Excellence in Teaching: Beyond “Job Embedded”

February 18th, 2018

Topic: Teaching and Learning

National Institute for Excellence in Teaching: Beyond “Job Embedded”

Learning Policy Institute: Effective Teacher Professional Development

February 18th, 2018

Topic: Professional Development

Learning Policy Institute: Effective Teacher Professional Development

The Wallace Foundation: Building Principal Pipelines

February 18th, 2018

Topic: Principals

The Wallace Foundation: Building Principal Pipelines

Teacher Agency: Moving from Compliance to Agency

February 18th, 2018

Topic: Teacher Agency

Teacher Agency: Moving from Compliance to Agency

Coaching for Impact

February 18th, 2018

Topic: Coaching, Teaching and Learning

Coaching for Impact: Six Pillars to Create Coaching Roles That Achieve Their Potential To Improve Teaching and Learning

A Systematic Approach to Teacher Leadership

February 18th, 2018

Topic: Teacher Leadership

A Systematic Approach to Teacher Leadership