Professional Development

Articles: Professional Development

New teachers in the first semester at the Wright City School District near St. Louis spend one day every month in PD. Teachers learn about assessment, teaching strategies and classroom management.
1/29/2015
Deborah Yaffe
A guide to recruiting and nurturing successful teachers
A National Council on Teacher Quality report compared grades given in teacher preps courses to other majors. (Click to enlarge)
1/28/2015
Matt Zalaznick
Finding of grade inflation criticized by teacher educators
Pamela Roggeman, a high school English teacher for 17 years, is now the academic dean for the College of Education at University of Phoenix.
1/26/2015
Pamela Roggeman
How cultivating teacher leaders can help strengthen a school
Lisa Gonzales is superintendent of the Portola Valley School District and vice president of Legislative Action for the Association of California School Administrators. Charles Young is associate superintendent for the Palo Alto Unified School District.
12/22/2014
Lisa Gonzales and Charles Young
Four elements of effective coaching and the impact of high emotional IQ

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One of the most pressing issues in education is how to measure teacher effectiveness in a way that is objective, fair and meaningful. In this web seminar, two large city districts outlined their models and noted researcher Robert Marzano discussed key elements in any district's efforts.
5/1/2011
Simulations link theory and practice for Nova Southeastern University's students in education leadership and principal preparation.
5/1/2011