The term professional learning emphasizes that learning is a process that continues over time, extends into practice, and expects results for students.


Reaching out to business and community leaders is an important step in achieving the Standards for Professional Learning.


Despite the challenges facing our schools, educators continue to create amazing learning environments for our children.


In the last decade, policymakers, researchers, and practitioners have come to the same conclusion: Teacher effectiveness is a key factor in improving academic outcomes for students.


It's been nearly a week since our 2011 Annual Conference ended, and I am still finding myself moved and inspired by so much of what I experienced.


The Standards for Professional Learning are a roadmap school system leaders should use as a second chance to get professional learning right.


Checklists help team members take collective responsibility for what happens as a result of their work together.


Great teachers enable great learning, and technology has the potential to deepen, scale, and sustain that learning for both students and adults.


The key to any improvement effort is being able to stay focused on the goal, and maintaining that focus requires clear, consistent communication.


New technology innovations have the power to provide educators with the information, resources, and feedback they need to improve their practice and face their greatest challenges.


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