Honest assessment of teacher and principal practice has to be informed by a clear understanding of what it is we are measuring.
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The Wallace Foundation's five-year, $47 million initiative will help universities improve how they prepare future principals, especially for the nation's highest-need schools.
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July 02, 2015
An initiative from The Wallace Foundation shows what districts can do to support school leaders.
April 20, 2015
A forward learner engages in high-quality professional learning that improves practice and benefits students.
January 23, 2015
Summer learning programs offer year-round benefits for teachers and students.
December 17, 2014
Use several strategies to implement and extend the learning from events like Learning Forward's Annual Conference.
September 30, 2014
Educators face a range of challenges, and more often than not, they don't see them as professional learning issues, but instead as curriculum or discipline problems, for example. Consider how professional learning might be a solution when the questions are framed in new ways.
July 11, 2014
We have many good schools throughout North America. In too many cases, however, children go each day to a school that is not very good. For all students to attend excellent schools, we need school districts that are learning systems. At Learning Forward, we believe this goal is attainable; however, reaching it requires that all school districts focus more intently on learning.
June 20, 2014
June 20 is Summer Learning Day. Fred Brown shares some insights and research around summer learning.