Spring 2009

Teacher PD Sourcebook, Vol. 02, Issue 01
Donalyn Miller
Donalyn Miller
Reading & Literacy Opinion Bring on the Books
A reading teacher learns through book-study groups.
Donalyn Miller, March 16, 2009
3 min read
Professional Development Calendar
A selection of professional development events
March 16, 2009
28 min read
BRIC ARCHIVE
David Lesh
Professional Development Got Grants?
Successful education grant writers offer advice on how to access a wealth of teacher-learning funds.
Elizabeth Rich, March 16, 2009
8 min read
Education Grant-Writing Tips
Tillie Harris, director of the Grant Training Center in Washington, D.C., offers these tips for getting the grant you want.
Josh Cohen, March 16, 2009
1 min read
Dayle Timmons
Dayle Timmons
Will Dickey
Reading & Literacy Grassroots Professional Development
A distinguished educator describes her school's resourceful and collaborative culture of teacher learning.
Liana Loewus, March 16, 2009
9 min read
Anthony Cody
Science educator Anthony Cody
Teaching Opinion Putting Teachers in the Driver's Seat
A professional development coach says teachers themselves are the best PD resource.
Anthony Cody, March 16, 2009
5 min read
BRIC ARCHIVE
Dave Cutler/Veer
IT Infrastructure Reinventing Professional Development in Tough Times
Tight budgets could bring focus and new ideas to school professional development programs.
Anthony Rebora, March 16, 2009
9 min read
IT Infrastructure Creating Value With Online Teacher Training
Online professional development programs can provide flexibility and value if well-integrated.
Michelle R. Davis, March 16, 2009
5 min read
Curriculum Teachers Get Resourceful With 'Open Content'
Content-sharing across the Web is becoming a valuable classroom tool for educators.
Andrew Trotter, March 16, 2009
6 min read
Tamara Fisher
Tamara Fisher
Professional Development Opinion Staff Development That Sticks
A gifted education specialist explains how to energize professional development while minding your budget.
Tamara Fisher, March 16, 2009
4 min read
Professional Development Opinion Reader Response: Design Your Own PD
Readers describe how they would improve professional development in their schools.
March 16, 2009
5 min read
Judy Elliott
Judy Elliott
Teaching What Does RTI Mean for the Classroom?
Two experts discuss Response to Intervention and what it means for educators.
March 16, 2009
5 min read
Education Grant Opportunities
These programs provide grants for teacher-learning projects.
March 16, 2009
1 min read
School & District Management The Teaching Effect
When it comes to improving students' math skills, teacher professional development has more of an impact than new textbooks or technology, says a Johns Hopkins research review.
Anthony Rebora, March 16, 2009
1 min read
Reading & Literacy Amateur Authors, Professional Books
Tikatok.com gets students writing and allows them to publish hardback copies of their creations.
Liana Loewus, March 16, 2009
1 min read
BRIC ARCHIVE
Organization of Economic Development, Education at a Glance, 2008
School & District Management Report: U.S. Lagging in Teacher Learning
Non-classroom time seen as more of a priority in other countries.
Anthony Rebora, March 16, 2009
1 min read
Professional Development Comedy for Teachers
An alternative-certification program that recruits math teachers believes educators could learn a thing or two about classroom management from stand-up comics.
Jeff Lambert, March 16, 2009
1 min read
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School & District Management Early-Release Embroglio
A decision by the Newton, Mass., school district to add two extra early-release days to its calendar this year met with opposition from some parents.
Josh Cohen, March 16, 2009
1 min read
IT Infrastructure Web Sites to Know
Selected low-cost curriculum and PD resources for teachers.
Liana Loewus, March 16, 2009
4 min read
Professional Development Doing More With Less
In putting together this issue of the Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook, we focused on the message of opportunity-within-change.
Anthony Rebora, March 16, 2009
1 min read