Learning Forward Executive Director Stephanie Hirsh writes about the importance of designing adult learning carefully and the role Twitter can play.
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June 07, 2012
Learning Forward Executive Director Stephanie Hirsh is hopeful that the evolution of the teacher evaluation conversation to include professional learning is an indication that national attention is being focused on the strategy with the greatest potential to ensure every child and every educator is receiving the support needed to be successful.
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Learning Forward Executive Director Stephanie Hirsh argues that the link between teacher capacity and successful implementation of the Common Core is high-quality professional learning.
April 10, 2012
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