Spring 2009

This Issue
Vol. 02, Issue 01
Browse our exclusive directory of more than 400 vendors of K-12 professional development products and services.

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Teacher Sourcebook Spring Issue
In putting together this issue of the Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook, we focused on the message of opportunity-within-change.
Tikatok.com gets students writing and allows them to publish hardback copies of their creations.
An alternative-certification program that recruits math teachers believes educators could learn a thing or two about classroom management from stand-up comics.
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.
Content-sharing across the Web is becoming a valuable classroom tool for educators.
Selected low-cost curriculum and PD resources for teachers.
Non-classroom time seen as more of a priority in other countries.
Two experts discuss Response to Intervention and what it means for educators.
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.
A professional development coach says teachers themselves are the best PD resource.
A gifted education specialist explains how to energize professional development while minding your budget.
A reading teacher learns through book-study groups.
Readers describe how they would improve professional development in their schools.
Tight budgets could bring focus and new ideas to school professional development programs.
A distinguished educator describes her school's resourceful and collaborative culture of teacher learning.
Successful education grant writers offer advice on how to access a wealth of teacher-learning funds.
Online professional development programs can provide flexibility and value if well-integrated.
A selection of professional development events

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