Colorado partners with video platform for interactive professional development (edscoop)

Teachers in Colorado no longer have to settle for the cursory feedback that follows administrators’ traditional two-minute, “drive-by” classroom observations.

The state’s arm of the National Education Association has partnered with video coaching platform Edthena to give teachers interactive, professional development that brings peer-to-peer feedback to the center of the professional learning process, said Casey Kilpatrick, director of learning services for the Colorado Education Association (CEA). It’s the first time Edthena has formed such a statewide partnership.

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