Spotlight on Personalized Professional Development

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Personalized Professional Development


The Education Week Spotlight on Personalized Professional Development is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • Shifts from credit-hour requirements to micro-credentialing
  • Initiatives to groom teacher leaders
  • Professional coaching for principals
  • Making professional development more interactive and engaging

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

Advocates say the movement offers an opportunity for schools to shift away from arbitrary credit-hour requirements toward a system based on evidence of progress in specific instructional skills.
March 30, 2016 – Education Week

The use of technology coaches in K-12 is on the rise, a response to the growing demands on teachers to use digital tools more effectively.
June 9, 2016 – Education Week

An initiative in the nation's capital aims to give select teachers more time to work with colleagues.
September 30, 2015 – Education Week

How many times do teachers have to hear that interactivity and inquiry are the best forms for learning from a hired expert lecturing from a text-laden PowerPoint, asks teacher William Tolley.
May 20, 2016 – Teacher


5 Reasons Principals Should Be Coached
If coaching is beneficial to teachers, it should be beneficial to principals as well, and there are at least five reasons why.
October 23, 2016 - Finding Common Ground

Professional development is done with us, and sometimes it's done to us. When it comes to your professional development, are you content with the scenario? If so, here are a few ways to change that.
July 10, 2016 - Finding Common Ground

Current teacher professional development strategies and how they can be leveraged to create a global PD plan.
June 16, 2016 - Global Learning

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