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- Professional Development New Training Tells Florida School Librarians Which Books Are Off-LimitsLibrarians must undergo training for selecting books and can't choose materials about CRT, SEL, and culturally responsive teaching.Professional Development How to Get the Adults in Schools to Improve Their Social-Emotional SkillsHow do you address adults' social-emotional learning without being patronizing? Two experts weigh in.Professional Development Irrelevant, Too Conceptual, Boring: Social-Emotional Learning PD Often Falls FlatInsufficient professional development is a major challenge to teaching social-emotional learning effectively.Professional Development PD Supergroup Is Official: ASCD Members Approve Merger With ISTERichard Culatta, currently the CEO of ISTE, will lead the new organization.Professional Development Beyond Just Surveys: Why Educators Should Shadow Their StudentsShadowing kids is a powerful way to get a students’-eye-view of school, said panelists at EdWeek's "Seat at the Table" webinar.Professional Development Opinion How to Elevate the Voices of Teachers. Try Narrative PedagogyThe narration of a story can serve as a powerful mechanism for transforming learning.Professional Development Spotlight Spotlight on Professional Development for LeadershipThis Spotlight will empower you with insights on motivating teachers all year long, improving communication with school staff, and more.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Learn how to leverage actionable insights to strengthen your professional growth (PG) efforts and successfully deploy a year-round PG and retention plan.Professional Development From Our Research Center One-Time PD Is Not Effective. Why Do Districts Still Rely on It?One reason, experts say, is a mismatch between what teachers say they want from PD and what administrators think they want.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Explore strategies for strengthening teacher-student relationships and hear how districts are putting these methods into practice to support positive student outcomes.Professional Development Education Professional Development Superpower? ISTE and ASCD Set to MergeBoth organizations believe the merger is a “no brainer,” given the prominence technology now plays in teaching and learning.Professional Development Opinion What's the Best Professional-Development Advice? Teachers and Students Have Their SayBecoming a better teacher starts with being respectful and using common sense.