Spotlight on Professional Development

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On Professional Development

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

  • Applying co-teaching strategies in the classroom
  • Integrating face-to-face and online professional development
  • Using social media and networking for professional development
  • Supporting educators to meet the needs of English-language learners
  • Tips for teachers seeking National Board certification

You get the nine articles below and a resource guide in a downloadable PDF. A great value!

A Maryland initiative seeks to scale up co-teaching as a way to support students of all needs.
October 13, 2011 – Teacher PD Sourcebook

Offerings from many schools of education are more aligned with traditional face-to-face approaches, but some colleges are moving to incorporate more virtual PD into their programs.
October 26, 2011 – Education Week

Education leaders say the Internet will be a powerful tool for sharing resources and best practices across state and district lines.
October 26, 2011 – Education Week

Educators click into Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ for quick feedback and open-ended discussions on best practices.
October 26, 2011 – Education Week

Schools blend face-to-face and online professional development, but traditional PD still plays a role.
October 26, 2011 – Education Week

An evaluation Austin conducted of the first two years of the program for regular classroom teachers finds it "moderately effective."
November 10, 2010 – Education Week

A conversation with professional-development experts about what best practices consist of and how districts can think systemically about PD goals, strategies, and spending.
December 9, 2010 – Education Week

Teacher and author Dan Brown, who recently earned National Board certification, discusses his achievement, the involvement required, and the impact it has had on his teaching.
December 6, 2011 – Teacher

Online learning for teachers is a good investment and an effective tool for improving professional development, writes Alvin H. Crawford.
September 9, 2011 – Education Week

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