Rick Wormeli shares his suggestions for how to make professional development effective for teachers.
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May 23, 2015
May 20, 2015
This week's question is: What are the do's and don'ts of professional development?
May 18, 2015
Today, Kathleen Budge, William Parrett, Cathie E. West , Kevin L. O'Gorman, Jacqueline E. Jacobs and Pia Lindquist Wong contribute their commentaries on why teachers stay at high-poverty schools. In addition, I include comments from readers.
May 16, 2015
Educators Renee Moore, Katy Farber, Sharon Jacobs, and Opal Davis Dawson share their thoughts about why teachers stay at difficult-to-staff schools.
May 13, 2015
The new "question-of-the-week" is a natural follow-up to last week's topic: Why do some teachers stay at difficult to staff schools? What are the rewards? What do these long term teachers learn about specific communities & learning that benefit their students?
May 12, 2015
Today's post on teacher attrition in high-needs schools features contributions from Mark Y. Lineberg, Doris A. Santoro, Dave F. Brown, and Patricia Jennings. I've also highlighted comments from readers.
May 09, 2015
Today's responses on the issue of teacher attrition in high-poverty urban schools are contributed by educators Pia LIndquist Wong, Rufus Thompson, Gail L. Thompson, Yvette Jackson, Veronica McDermott, Karen Baptiste, Joseph F. Johnson, Jr., Cynthia L. Uline, and Lynne G. Perez.
May 06, 2015
The new "question-of-the-week" is: Why do teachers avoid, or leave, high poverty urban public schools and what can be done to improve the situation?
April 10, 2015
Several educators - Sonja Cherry-Paul, Dana Johansen, Mike Fisher, Andrew Miller, and Amy Roediger - share their advice on how teachers can adapt to the rapid changes of educational technology and to Common Core.
April 08, 2015
Theresa asks: What is the best way to scaffold lessons for teachers adapting to technology and common core changes?