A new study shows that the Facing History professional-development program, oriented around an immersive civics-education unit, significantly improved teachers' sense of instructional effectiveness, while also boosting students' historical-thinking skills.
All Blog Posts With professional development Tag or Category
April 24, 2014
April 17, 2014
Preliminary results of a new study suggest that school turnarounds work best when they combine dramatic staffing changes with strong support.
April 15, 2014
What things have you been wanting to change or improve on lately? We want improvement, but we do not necessarily know how to get that improvement. For most of us, the difficulty probably lies in getting started. Perhaps we are afraid of what might come from change or maybe we lack the resource...
April 14, 2014
A Florida researcher says elementary teachers need to reconsider the way they're teaching basic division.
April 12, 2014
Saying administrative and financial challenges had become insurmountable, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards will scrap its effort to develop advanced certification for principals.
April 11, 2014
Flat Stanley has been around for decades, and there is an innovative way to incorporate all that is good about the book with a more modern twist using Skype.
April 07, 2014
Top assistant principals from across the country lobbied their representatives to support technology, professional development, and the common core.
April 01, 2014
Those who are in the wonders of coding, technology, and the maker movement, are an excited bunch. What they develop and offer students is important and relevant.We need to bridge the gap, come together, and make sense of all of this now.
March 29, 2014
Today I'm so honored to have a dear friend and respected colleague, Sue Gorman, guest blog on TTT! An incredibly generous professional and thoughtful educator, Sue brings experience and insight into educational technology and professional learning. Today she's here to talk about her own growth and the tools she uses to do so!
March 28, 2014
A group of New York City teachers associated with teacher-advocacy organization Educators 4 Excellence laid out ways to address the challenges being faced throughout the state.