In an interview included in the Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook, author Anne Jolly says that professional learning teams among teachers are schools’ best bet to connect professional development to student learning and help teachers improve their instruction.
What’s your view? Does your school support professional learning teams? Are they effective? In general, what’s your opinion of your professional development opportunities as a teacher? What could schools do to make professional development better?
A version of this news article first appeared in the Teacher Talkback blog.