March 2011 Archives

Good Teaching Cannot Fall Victim to Budget Cuts

With states slashing education budgets, effective professional learning is more important than ever.

From Celebration to Action

Teachers were exposed to innovative new ideas at WNET's Celebration of Teaching and Learning. Now it's time to put those ideas into action.

A Model of Collaboration

Jefferson County Public Schools sets an example for how educators and community members can work together to address complex issues.

The Impact of Master's Degrees

Research has documented links between teachers with master's degrees in their content areas and improved student learning.

Shared and Supportive Leadership

By developing the leadership capacity of those around them, principals cultivate professional cultures in their schools.

MetLife Survey Has Significant Implications for PD

MetLife's 2010 Survey of the American Teacher focuses on preparing secondary students for college and career success.

Gates Column Highlights Importance of Effective PD

The nation must invest in identifying great teachers, discovering effective practices, and transferring effective practices to all teachers.

Using the Web to Document PD Results

Web sites that allow educators to share both good and bad PD experiences would be welcome additions to the field.

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