Video Coaching Puts a New Lens on Learning (Learning Forward)

Learning Forward’s April issue of its journal, The Learning Professional, featured a piece from Valerie Minor and Suzanne McGahey of the Keller (Texas) Independent School District reflecting on teacher professional development using video coaching. “We envisioned creating an ever-growing network of excellent teachers… We quickly realized we needed a platform in which to house the…

5 Ways Ed-tech Will Transform PD Post-COVID (District Administration)

In this article from District Administration, Adam Geller, founder and CEO of Edthena, outlines five ways ed tech will revolutionize educator professional development post-pandemic, including more flexible PD. “The experience of teaching through the pandemic has shown everyone that it’s possible to design and deliver PD opportunities that don’t require someone to head down to…

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…