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December 17, 2014
September 30, 2014
Educators face a range of challenges, and more often than not, they don't see them as professional learning issues, but instead as curriculum or discipline problems, for example. Consider how professional learning might be a solution when the questions are framed in new ways.
July 11, 2014
We have many good schools throughout North America. In too many cases, however, children go each day to a school that is not very good. For all students to attend excellent schools, we need school districts that are learning systems. At Learning Forward, we believe this goal is attainable; however, reaching it requires that all school districts focus more intently on learning.
June 20, 2014
June 20 is Summer Learning Day. Fred Brown shares some insights and research around summer learning.
June 06, 2014
A few weeks ago, Learning Forward launched a free resource on our website: The Principal Story Learning Guide, centered on five key practices of effective principals.
April 25, 2014
Education leaders with the Nebraska Department of Education recognized that teachers and leaders are often overwhelmed by data, so they developed four simple questions for working with data that have the power to yield significant results.
March 31, 2014
If you have uttered the words, "Our district is saving a ton of time by delivering new and improved professional learning, and our people couldn't be happier," Frederick Brown says that's just not how this works!
March 03, 2014
Time is a precious commodity in schools, and if we're committed to changing results for students, we have to challenge our assumptions about time for professional learning.
January 28, 2014
Frederick Brown explores the most popular publications downloaded from The Wallace Foundation that includes a mix of perspectives, groundbreaking research reports, and insightful publications from multiple organizations that connect leadership to teacher and student learning.
January 02, 2014
Frederick Brown publicly commits to two New Year's resolutions in support of improving practice and advocating on behalf of learning for everyone, and asks you to share your own "learner-centered" resolutions.