This four-part series on professional development is wrapping-up with responses from PJ Caposey, Laura Robb, Dr. Barbara Blackburn, Pete Hall, Fred Ende, Emily Phillips Galloway, Paola Uccelli,Nonie K. Lesaux, and Meredith Allen.
Nancy Fichtman Dana, Sally J. Zepeda, Jeffrey Wilhelm, James "Jimi" Cannon, Andrew Miller, Catherine Beck, Judy Bell and Pia Lindquist Wong offer their suggestions about professional development.
Douglas Reeves, Jessica Torres, Melissa Eddington, Jared Covili, Daniel R. Venables and Harry Fletcher-Wood share their ideas on improving professional development for educators.
Diana Laufenberg, Dina Strasser, Heather Wolpert-Gawron, Debbie Silver, Rita Platt and Dr. Melissa C. Gilbert share their critiques of current professional development practices.
The new question-of-the-week is: What are the biggest problems with common teacher professional development practices and how can they be fixed?
Dr. Ramon Goings, Lorena German, Sally Zepeda, Dr. Jenny Grant Rankin, David Bateman, PhD and Jenifer Cline, MS discuss how researchers and educators and work together in better ways.
Rick Wormeli agreed to answer a few questions about the new second edition of his book, "Fair Isn't Always Equal."
The new question of the week is: How can education researchers work better with educators and vice versa?
Tabitha Pacheco, Amanda Koonlaba, Dr. Jenny Grant Rankin, Megan M. Allen, and Daniel Rechtschaffen finish-up this three-part series on avoiding teacher burn-out.
Jennifer Cleary, Emily Geltz, Patricia Jennings, Donna Wilson, Marcus Conyers, Dr. Barbara Blackburn share their suggestions on preventing teacher burn-out.