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  • A Collaborative Model for PD

    Immediate application and feedback go a long way toward ensuring that professional development has its intended impact.
    Dani Fry
    415
  • 3 Reasons Why PBL Is an Effective Option For Teachers

    Project-based learning encourages student engagement and self-directed learning, and helps teachers make the best use of their time.
    401
  • Fostering an Effective Professional Learning Community at Your School

    A look at how school leaders can promote the establishment and success of a professional learning community for teachers.
    365
  • Using Classroom Video to Improve Your Teaching

    Reflecting on and learning from captured moments in the classroom can be a powerful form of professional learning.
    316
  • How to Manage a Multiyear Project—and Why You Should Try One

    Working on a project like a garden for years is challenging but yields plenty of learning and engagement for each new group of students.
    231
  • How Simple Reflection Activities Can Bolster Your Co-Teaching

    Reflecting together might feel uncomfortable at first, but establishing the habit is essential to a successful co-teaching collaboration.
    163
  • How to Choose a Co-Teaching Model

    Knowing the pros and cons of the six models of co-teaching can help teachers determine which one is best for a given lesson.
    8.5k
  • 3 Tips for Co-teaching Multilingual Students

    Effective collaboration between language specialists and content teachers can help multilingual students succeed.
    184
  • Creating Effective Professional Learning Communities

    If managed well, these teams can help teachers innovate in the classroom and improve student outcomes.
    9.4k
  • A Mentoring Strategy for Preservice Teachers

    Teacher candidates at the University of Wyoming Lab School co-teach with veterans to learn about planning, instruction, and assessment.
    14.4k
  • No Teacher Is an Island

    Working in small teams, high school teachers offer each other support and feedback for improving in their work.
    7.5k
  • Not Again! How to Keep From Overextending Yourself This Year

    Experts say it’s important to set clear limits and prioritize certain tasks early on in the school year to help prevent stress and burnout later.
    1.3k
  • The Key to Effective Teams in Schools: Emotional Intelligence

    A school team’s emotional intelligence might be the most important predictor of what it will to do together and how conversations will go.
    12k
  • What I’ve Learned From Special Ed Teachers

    Special education teachers have valuable insights to share with their peers about patience, empathy, working with parents, and more.
    6.4k
  • Want to Improve a District? Let Teachers Lead the Way

    A Connecticut superintendent put teachers and students at the forefront of all decisions and transformed a district.
    6.3k

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