In the rush to support new evaluation systems for teachers, let's not underestimate two professional learning designs that are critical to the process.

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.

Stephanie Hirsh sends teacher leaders around the world a message of hope for their new school year.

As teachers return to school along with over 50 million students for another year of learning, they do so with excitement, anticipation, and apprehension.

Frederick Brown uses the Standards for Professional Learning to describe the kind of learning he'd like fellow commuters to receive.

TNTP's new report highlights the ineffectiveness of traditional professional development and the importance of standards-based professional learning.

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