In the rush to support new evaluation systems for teachers, let's not underestimate two professional learning designs that are critical to the process.
September 2013 Archives
A new report by the Wallace Foundation offers guidance to school district leaders interested in launching or improving summer learning programs.
Initiatives such as Common Core State Standards, new student assessments, and measuring educator effectiveness, have created an imperative for a new engine to drive teaching for deeper learning.
Learn how to create a culture of trust by being a visible example, being supportive, and showing others how to build trust themselves.
These recommendations provide guidance, engender the support of education practitioners at all levels, and underlie our precepts as a moral and democratic society.
Laura R. Thomas shares the best possible ways to waste professional development time and money.