Is Your School PD Meeting Adult Learning Needs? Here’s How to Ensure It Does

Do you think about andragogy when planning professional development and learning for teachers? Hopefully, the answer is “yes” because andragogy simply means “adult learning.” Students’ age, schema for organizing knowledge, and developmental needs are taken into consideration when teachers plan lessons. So why don’t instructional leaders do the same when planning professional learning for adults?…

Do You Have These Top Traits of Effective Instructional Leaders?

Instructional leadership can take many forms and have many titles: academic coach, curriculum specialist, principal, district administrator, and more. And according to one expert, all those instructional leaders share one thing in common. And it’s something that they don’t do. “Instructional leadership is [not] about being the smartest person in the building. It’s about getting…