A professional-development intervention for teachers based on a well known teaching framework pays dividends for student achievement, according to a study published today in Science magazine.
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August 18, 2011
July 19, 2011
Learning Forward releases an updated set of professional-development standards.
May 27, 2011
Five states that have adopted the Common Core State Standards are beginning work on an initiative to create an open-source "platform" that would help teachers access, download, and create resources tied to the common standards, officials from the Council of Chief State School Officers told us today....
April 05, 2011
Joseph A. Aguerrebere, the president of The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, will step down June 30 after eight years of service.
March 28, 2011
Few NBCTs have transferred to "challenging" schools in Washington state, a report concludes.
March 23, 2011
Teachers and parents hold rather different opinions about aspects of teacher quality, such as whether student growth ought to be a key part of measuring teacher effectiveness, a new survey finds.
January 24, 2011
Four states with above-average participation in professional development share common structures and strategies for teachers' on-the-job training, concludes a new report released by Learning Forward.
November 29, 2010
They say such a ban would kill valuable programs with national impact.
November 10, 2010
Education Week releases its special report on teacher professional development.
August 31, 2010
The National Staff Development Council, a membership group working to improve post-preparation professional development for teachers, will be rebranding itself beginning Sept. 1. Its new name: Learning Forward. The name "represents that what we do today in schools affects lives far into the future,...