Two new studies on school management and teacher cadre management, released by Save the Children, have revealed interesting insights into how schools can be made better and how the quality of teachers needs to be treated as a serious issue.
The Learning Forward Academy is an extended and profound learning experience where individuals work collaboratively to understand and solve their most challenging problems of practice. The Learning School Alliance is an...
With the release of Remodeling Literacy Learning Together: Paths to Standards Implementation from the National Center for Literacy Education, we have more strong evidence that when educators engage frequently in meaningful collaboration, their power to change practices and...
Edcamps have been springing up across the country as a "grassroots movement in educator professional development." The definition of an Edcamp, according to the Edcamp foundation, is "a form of unconference designed specifically for teachers and their needs." Edcamps are...
With new standards, more testing and a rigorous evaluation system, teachers have a lot to contend with. A group of New York Mills Union Free School District teachers decided to band together, using their best resource for help — each other. The professional learning...
Pennsylvania's Clairton City School District has developed professional learning communities to improve teacher effectiveness and student achievement. Clairton's professional development has been focused on teamwork. Teachers are sharing classroom resources and best practices...
Ranked as one of the most promising school systems in the world, Long Beach (Calif.) Unified partners with teacher training programs at nearby universities to create a pipeline of potential teaching candidates trained in what others call "The Long Beach Way." Not only do...
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