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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

Learning Forward Microcredentials for Impact

February 18th, 2018

Topic: Microcredential, Publication

Learning Forward Microcredentials for Impact

Coaching Services

February 1st, 2018

Topic: Coaching

Overview Instructional coaches are an invaluable resource in any learning system. Coaches have the power to influence teaching, student learning, and school culture. Effective coaches can ensure that 90% of staff learning transfers to the classroom. Learning Forward’s Coaches Academy provides comprehensive learning and ongoing support for your system’s coaches and the leaders who support...

Big Questions and Culture Work: JEPL (Job Embedded Professional Learning)

December 17th, 2016

Journal Theme: Theme

Topic: Uncategorized

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 to see the next steps for strengthening the efforts of this committed, proactive, and thoughtful group of school leaders. My excitement this crisp morning was...

Students Leading the Way

October 19th, 2016

Topic: Uncategorized

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 on the topic of student voice. This particular post is of interest because of how student voice influences the professional learning for the teachers. STUDENTS...

Learning Forward Michigan president, Fiona Hinds

October 1st, 2016

Topic: News/Blog

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, I am very excited about the year ahead and the opportunities that we will have to engage with our new strategic plan initiatives and professional...

We are #TeachStrong Agents for Learning

August 20th, 2016

Topic: News/Blog, Uncategorized

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 present our ideas on how to provide teachers with the best professional development possible. The Agents for Learning competition—sponsored by Learning Forward and NCTAF—was the...

Prioritized Meaning Making and Professional Learning

July 22nd, 2016

Topic: Uncategorized

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 and events that support their views, news reports of what’s wrong with schools and teachers, and entrepreneurs vying for my endorsement and selling their “one-of-a-kind”...