In a new report by TNTP, they found that a large percentage of professional development doesn't have a high impact on teacher development. Is that really a surprise to teachers?
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August 18, 2015
August 12, 2015
When it comes to improvement, there needs to be a focus on whether co-constructed goals are met, but often leaders fall down when it comes to following through.
August 10, 2015
There is a lot of great research around the topic of effective feedback. But is feedback something we really want?
August 07, 2015
We don't focus on boards of education enough, and they have the power to make or break a school district. There are at least five ways to tell whether those who serve might be problematic board members.
August 02, 2015
Observations on teaching and learning are one of the most important places for principals and teachers to create a partnership, but it doesn't always happen. For principals who want to take the process seriously, there are 4 areas to focus on.
July 27, 2015
Education is more than a job, it's a calling. As we all enter into a new school year, we need to ask ourselves what we want to be to the field of education.
July 22, 2015
When the topic of the LGBTQ curriculum comes up in discussion, it brings about very strong feelings. The NY State Education Department's guidance on transgender students will certainly add fuel to the fire.
July 02, 2015
National conferences don't always leave us as inspired as we should be, but NAESP's Annual Conference had a whole lot of awesomeness and gives us hope for kids.
June 30, 2015
If you spend time on social media you have probably noticed a lot of angry people. There at least 3 reasons why they seem so angry.
June 25, 2015
Social media and technology are being treated like a silver bullet and schools are spending billions of dollars but there at least 2 reasons why connected education needs to focus on learning.