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April 30, 2013
April 24, 2013
Stephanie Hirsh rebuffs the two most-cited reasons schools are not able to give educators professional learning time during their regular work schedules.
April 23, 2013
Teacher observations have also become more thorough and meaningful in most states than they used to be.
April 22, 2013
Paul B. Ash, superintendent of Lexington (Mass.) Public Schools, explains what it means to be a school system that learns.
April 22, 2013
Many states are mandating teachers observations as the most effective way to lead to school improvement, but according to Dufour and Mattos, there are better ways.
April 19, 2013
Discover how the Leadership standard encourages teachers to design roadmaps for their own learning and leading.
April 17, 2013
Today, The New Teacher Project (TNTP) released a report, Leap Year: Assessing and Supporting First-Year Teachers, that examines the unique characteristics of a teacher's initial year in the classroom. An interesting topic for sure; ask any educator about his or her first year of teaching, and chance...
April 12, 2013
A commissioner for the Federal Communications Commission argues that schools need more funding, and specific capacity goals, through the E-rate.
April 11, 2013
The Obama administration's 2014 budget request answers some questions about its pre-K proposal, but not others related to teacher quality.
April 08, 2013
I believe that independent schools are at last starting to pass through the barriers of our own history, and that there is a growing realization that teachers must be what so many school mission statements extol: lifelong learners. There should no longer be excuses or ways for teachers to opt out of professional learning that will make them more effective in engaging, challenging, and educating their students.