As schools and districts struggle to find good-quality curriculum aligned to the common core, they're turning most often to their own teachers for those instructional materials, a new survey shows.
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October 30, 2014
October 28, 2014
A new paper tries to inject specifics into the concept of teacher leadership, arguing that such positions need to invest teachers with significant authority within schools.
October 26, 2014
Schools are under initiative fatigue, but maybe they don't have to be as fatigued as they think.
October 26, 2014
In today's guest post, Dr. Chris Dede talks about how professional development for transformative change requires unlearning, which necessitates high levels of emotional/social support in addition to intellectual and technical guidance.
October 24, 2014
A charter school that pays teachers more and offers weekly professional development posted big gains after four years, despite a rocky start, according to new research.
October 20, 2014
It's important to help prepare principals for their roles by identifying effective best practices for the development of new leaders.
October 16, 2014
Attention must be paid how the leader's heart is developed and shared, the ways in which words are used to communicate and inspire or heal, and the way people feel about the authenticity of the person.
October 09, 2014
If you're a public school teacher in this country, chances are good that you're also a white woman. At the preschool level, the picture is slightly different.
October 08, 2014
Connected Educator Month has been going strong in the U.S. for two years already, but as this third year unfolds, we've finally gone global! In this post, I report live from ULEARN14 in Rotorua, New Zealand and share how Kiwi educators are getting connected and innovating in their classrooms.
September 30, 2014
We're looking for solid tips for special educators who are working to write standards-based individualized education programs that connect to common-core standards in reading and math.