When teams of teachers are given time to research best practices, observe other teachers, and reflect on what they've learned, they grow professionally.
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The California district is learning lessons that can be useful to other districts working to make professional learning more responsive to teachers' needs.
March 30, 2017
Follow these resolutions to improve the strength of your professional learning community.
March 15, 2017
A team participating in the Redesign PD Community of Practice sees evidence that professional learning, designed in partnership with teachers, can lead to improvements in student learning.
February 24, 2017
School leaders in Santa Fe (Texas) ISD form a principal PLC to build common language and learning designs together as they work toward their vision and goals.
December 22, 2016
All educators can benefit from the work of the 22 districts participating in Learning Forward's Redesign PD Community of Practice.
April 07, 2016
Once again, we have evidence that harnessing the power of the group rather than relying solely on the individual is key to unlocking the full potential of educators and students in schools.
August 27, 2015
When educators pursue higher-quality teaching practices, students benefit from their targeted professional learning.
May 21, 2015
Explore the six attributes of effective professional learning communities.
December 12, 2014
Teachers' input on professional learning stresses the importance of skillful collaboration and shared decision making.