As they grapple with new instructional expectations, a growing number of teachers are working to improve their practice through the "lesson study" approach to professional development.
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March 18, 2016
March 10, 2016
A new report suggests educators continue to lack agency in choosing their own professional learning, but some say that teacher autonomy over PD isn't a perfect solution either.
March 04, 2016
The California Department of Education has awarded a $500,000 grant for a project designed to get elementary school teachers better prepared to teach common-core math.
February 25, 2016
An extended-day public school in Queens, N.Y., is experimenting with a four-day week this year—but only for teachers.
February 19, 2016
To help hone their skills and improve their classroom practice, a growing number of teachers are getting help from virtual-coaching services, according to a story in the Hechinger Report this week.
January 28, 2016
A new special report on teacher recruitment could give teachers helpful knowledge on the educator job market.
January 27, 2016
Teacher collaboration is often prized, but not universally loved.
January 19, 2016
A new pair of studies finds that countries outside the United States have made great strides in teacher professional development using systems that lag in the U.S.
January 15, 2016
The Digital Innovators program recognizes educators for use of technology and digital media in instruction.
January 05, 2016
In an interview, educator and author Roxanna Elden talks about getting new teachers to stay in the classroom, even when times get especially tough.