Teacher PD Dollars Stretch Further With Technology (edWeek)

“As far back as 1980, researchers Bruce Joyce and Beverly Showers identified peer coaching as the high-impact model to pursue. And even though districts are investing in models like professional-learning communities, we are falling short of Joyce and Showers’ vision. Instead of rehashing the old news of our underperforming PD, let’s choose to make the conversation about how we can transform teacher learning in the same ways to which we aspire for our K-12 students.”

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Prioritizing Professional Development, During and After the Pandemic (eSchool News Podcast)

In this conversation with eSchool News’ Kevin Hogan for the podcast Innovations in Education, Diane Lauer talks about how COVID couldn’t stop teacher training. In fact, her work as Assistant Superintendent of Priority Programs and Academic Support at St. Vrain Valley Schools in Colorado became that much more important as professional development stayed a pandemic…