A recent discussion with the Standards Board Committee in Ohio led to a big "aha" moment linking the seven Standards for Professional Learning with the conditions necessary for effective professional learning.
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A new report by the Wallace Foundation offers guidance to school district leaders interested in launching or improving summer learning programs.
August 22, 2013
Frederick Brown uses the Standards for Professional Learning to describe the kind of learning he'd like fellow commuters to receive.
May 20, 2013
Consider these four questions that highlight the significance of professional learning and position it within a context that helps focus complex work.
April 09, 2013
During the last few months, Frederick Brown has noticed a common theme emerging as he engages with school principals from New York to Arizona: Principals are feeling overwhelmed and under-supported as they prepare for Common Core implementation.
January 23, 2013
Principals who engage in five key practices set the stage for improved educator and student learning in their schools.
December 13, 2012
What does a learning system look like from the perspective of a student? It would include eight key elements.
October 22, 2012
How school systems can create environments that foster effective teaching and learning in every classroom and every school.
September 24, 2012
Many education policy initiatives are well intentioned, but simply don't bring about the kinds of changes their designers envisioned.
August 27, 2012
Eleven books that will change the way you think about leadership, teaching, and learning.