Professional Development From Our Research Center What AI Training Do Teachers Need Most? Here's What They Say
Nearly half of educators are uncomfortable with the AI technologies they've encountered.
Professional Development Personalizing Teacher PD Is Hard. Can Alexa and Siri Help?
Smart speakers may help districts offer personalized professional development that teachers can access almost anywhere, researchers say.
Professional Development Can Classroom Simulators Help Teachers Improve Instruction?
Two researchers are studying how the simulators give teachers opportunities to try new approaches and learn from mistakes.
Professional Development Where Teachers Say Professional Development Falls Short
Most teachers surveyed said they didn't get much expert advice on meeting the needs of English learners and students with disabilities.
Professional Development Opinion Is Turnkey Training for Educators Really Effective?
Just because teachers attend a one-day session doesn't necessarily mean they can turn around and train others.
Professional Development Irrelevant, Too Conceptual, Boring: Social-Emotional Learning PD Often Falls Flat
Insufficient professional development is a major challenge to teaching social-emotional learning effectively.
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.
Equity & Diversity How Carefully Tailored PD Can Help Principals Become Equity Leaders
A partnership involving several districts suggests smart professional development can help principals improve equitable practices.
School & District Management A Big Gap in K-12 Leadership Prep: Teaching School Finance Skills
More than half of prep programs in a recent review did not prepare principals to master basic financial tasks.
Professional Development Principal Prep and PD: What Works and What's Being Left Out
Decades of research has clarified what effective principals need to know and where training programs succeed or lag.