Effective feedback is important to student learning, as well as educator improvement, but many educators provide praise and advice instead of feedback.
All Blog Posts With professional development Tag or Category
October 21, 2013
October 14, 2013
In preparation for the 2014 ASU GSV Education Innovation Summit, Mike Moe and Deborah Quazzo invited a group of advisors to contemplate the burning questions about innovations in learning. We discussed 10 big questions.
October 11, 2013
This post shares five tried-and-true strategies to amplify your K-12 students' voices and empower their ideas.
October 11, 2013
A Nov. 7 Education Week webinar will examine the changing role of the district CTO, and how superintendents can maximize leadership in this pivotal position.
October 09, 2013
"We moved our school from a "C" on our first progress report to an "A," thanks in no small part to the work we engaged in at SLN." This principal quote sums up the work of the School Leaders Network--results focused, collaborative learning for principals.
October 04, 2013
The teaching profession is missing some key structures that would help better support educators in their careers and prevent them from leaving their jobs, argue some of the nation's top teachers in a paper released today.
October 03, 2013
A professional association of district technology leaders is offering advice to school officials on how they can transform schools using digital tools.
October 02, 2013
In contrast to top down stand-and-deliver professional development, professional learning communities (PLCs) are typically teacher created initiatives that extend learning opportunities and foster collaboration. PLCs often reflect disciplines, districts, projects, and policy responses. Schools are increasingly creating PLCs to organize teachers into working groups.
September 28, 2013
Welcome to the first Digital Buzz! This is a series of posts that will feature EdTech gurus, gadgets and other great geekery. This Digital Buzz shares my favorite new EdTech show, EduSlam, and its creators the amazing Tanya Avrith and Holly Clark!
September 27, 2013
Middlebury Interactive, a joint venture between Middlebury College and K12 Inc., is a leader in world language instruction for K-12 students. The partnership will serve about 200,000 K-12 students this year in more than 1,200 traditional and virtual schools. The most frequent application is in a blended learning environment.