Classroom Technology Schools Plan to Do More Business Online. But Most Don't Plan to Teach That Way
Online professional development, conferences, and parent meetings are likely to stick around after the pandemic ends.
Classroom Technology From Our Research Center How Tech Training for Teachers Is Not Measuring Up, in Charts
Ed-tech professional development still relies too much on one-time, “dog-and-pony show” events with little or no follow-up training.
Professional Development Opinion How Video Has Improved Instructional Coaching
Letting teachers see inside each other’s classrooms and practices has helped teacher development and school culture.
Professional Development Opinion Embracing the Power of Video Use in Teacher Evaluations
Learn how one district championed using video for teacher reviews with the full support of its teachers' union.
Professional Development How to Fix 7 Fatal Flaws in Tech Professional Development
One silver lining of the pandemic is that it forced some districts to rethink their PD priorities and find new ways of training teachers.
Professional Development Opinion 10 Strategies for Building a Professional Learning Community
Four educators share suggestions for how teachers can build online and in-person professional learning communities.
Professional Development Leader To Learn From How This District Leader Transformed Teacher PD
In Bakersfield, Calif., Jason Hodgson revamped teacher PD with a suite of customized, online courses taught mainly by district teachers.
Professional Development Q&A How to Bring 'Surprise and Delight' to Virtual Teacher Training During COVID-19
Dyane Smokorowski wants people who run PD sessions to make them so engaging that educators get FOMO if they don't sign up.
Professional Development 5 Tips for Remote Learning PD Success
Training teachers, principals, and district administrators on how to improve remote instruction will take a big commitment to mastering the learning management system and honing video teaching skills.
School Climate & Safety Online Simulation Preps Schools for Emotional Toll of Disasters
In disaster-ridden Houston, an online simulation trains teachers to recognize and respond to signs of trauma in students.
Education Opinion Think Online Videos Will Solve Your PD Problem? Think Again.
Twitter, YouTube, Podcasts, Pinterest, Khan Academy, TeacherTube, Facebook, and Google are existing repositories where educators are already freely sharing ideas and best practice. Do we really need more?
Professional Development CTQ Collaboratory How Teachers Can Benefit From Virtual Learning Communities
Virtual learning communities can be a way for educators to connect, collaborate, and improve both their individual and collective practice, Jessica Cuthbertson writes.
Education Opinion Online PD Won't Work If It's Not Job-Embedded
A former New York City PD director and blended learning specialist weighs in on online learning for teachers.
Professional Development Online Teacher-Coaching Services on the Rise
To help hone their skills and improve their classroom practice, a growing number of teachers are getting help from virtual-coaching services, according to a story in the Hechinger Report this week.