In the service of identifying some common perspectives, I'd like to offer up a small sampler of independent school bloggers--teachers, administrators, thought leaders--whose regular writing has more than occasional relevance to education as a whole.
All Blog Posts With professional development Tag or Category
March 25, 2013
March 19, 2013
Two education organizations are staging a massive open online course for educators, or MOOC, to train K-12 administrators how to use technology to improve schools.
March 19, 2013
Here's a teacher professional development idea that I hadn't heard of before. And it comes in three-minute chunks called LessonCasts.
March 14, 2013
In reporting for a recent story package on "Common-Core Instructional Opportunities," we found that many teachers are happy with the standards, but scared about the tests.
March 13, 2013
Design thinking dovetails neatly with STEM goals and unites the various precepts of "21st-century learning" with relevance and the fostering of creativity; it's also a perfect fit with the "maker" movement.
March 12, 2013
But school technology leaders don't expect much more funding to flow to technology over the next year, a new survey shows.
March 08, 2013
BookMarks' Friday roundup looks at World Book Day, new Library of Congress resources for teachers, and more.
March 05, 2013
Our current professional development addresses the intellect but we do mighty little for the emotional or spiritual parts of our teachers and leaders. And these are the sources of morale.
March 02, 2013
Knowing professional learning is achieving its intended outcomes is not a simple matter, but that's no excuse for neglecting its evaluation. Explore a three-stage approach to measuring the impact of professional learning.
February 28, 2013
Teachers involved in high-level educational programs such as Advanced Placement say digital tools are essential for instruction, a new survey finds.