5 Strategies For Better Teacher Professional Development


Just as a teacher has to create conditions that support and encourage student success, school districts have to support teachers professional development. 

Today, professional development runs the gamut from one-shot workshops to more intensive job-embedded professional development, which has teachers learn in the day-to-day environment in which they work rather than getting pulled out to attend an outside training.

However, the National School Boards Association’s Center for Public Education report, “Teaching the Teachers” noted that most professional development today is ineffective because it neither changes teaching practices nor improves student learning.

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Source: TeachThought