Teacher PD

Education news, analysis, and opinion about teacher professional development–or how teachers stay current on instructional practices by earning or maintaining professional credentials and degrees, or attending conferences and workshops
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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.
Stephanie Hofer, December 14, 2021
5 min read
Professional Development Quiz How Much Do You Know About PD on Tech?
Answer 7 questions to see how much you know about PD on Tech.
November 10, 2021
Professional Development Spotlight Spotlight on Professional Development for Technology
This Spotlight will help you evaluate your PD priorities and approaches, get insights on how others are pivoting their programs and more.
October 21, 2021
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Classroom Technology The Future of Blended Learning: What Educators Need to Know
More than two-thirds of educators expect their use of blended learning to increase during the 2021-22 school year.
Alyson Klein, September 14, 2021
8 min read
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Teaching Opinion Q&A Collections: Professional Development
150 educators offer professional-development advice.
Larry Ferlazzo, August 19, 2021
15 min read
Professional Development Webinar Expand Digital Learning by Expanding Teacher Training
This discussion will examine how things have changed and offer guidance on smart, cost-effective ways to expand digital learning efforts and train teachers to maximize the use of new technologies for learning.
August 12, 2021
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Teaching From Our Research Center More Than 9 of Every 10 Teachers Say They've Never Taught About Critical Race Theory
A new survey by the EdWeek Research Center examines critical race theory, remote learning plans, mental health issues, and teacher PD.
Holly Kurtz, July 15, 2021
4 min read
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Micro-credentials to Master’s Degrees: The Future of Educator Advancement
How can district leaders support strengthening educators’ skills for COVID recovery in the classroom while also empowering their growth and advancement? Join guest speakers, Ryan Walters, Oklahoma Secretary of Education, Dr. Brandon Tatum, chief strategy
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Special Report What’s Wrong With Teacher PD for Technology—and How to Make It Better
Too often, the training is focused on the technology rather than the learning goals or it is not as practical as teachers need it to be.
May 19, 2021
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Classroom Technology Q&A Lessons Learned From Teachers About How to Develop New Technology Skills
Two teachers who learned new technology skills during the pandemic share how they think schools should rethink professional development.
Mark Lieberman, May 18, 2021
6 min read
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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.
Alyson Klein, May 18, 2021
8 min read
Professional Development Video Educators’ Wish List for Summer Professional Development
Teachers and principals sound off on what they’d find useful—or extraneous—when it comes to professional development this summer.
April 27, 2021
Professional Development Professional Development This Summer: What Teachers and Principals Say They Need
School and classroom leaders weigh in on how PD this summer should prioritize addressing the needs made plain during the pandemic.
Elizabeth Heubeck, April 27, 2021
7 min read
Summer 2021: How Schools Can Make the Most of It
Ways that students, teachers, and school and district leaders can restore and retool this summer and come back charged for the year ahead.
April 27, 2021