Resources for Teachers & Instructional Coaches – July 2019

The school year is on the horizon. Here are a few articles to get you excited for the new academic year! Microcredentials can help teachers to show off skills and expertise Microcredentials allow teachers to work to prove mastery of single competencies and then share their knowledge with their colleagues. The teacher-training microcredential trend allows educators to specialize…

Resources for Teachers & Instructional Coaches – June 2019

It’s about time to slide into summer, and these articles can help you prevent the PD summer slide. Sometimes, fewer coaching touchpoints can be effective More coaching isn’t necessarily a good thing, according to researchers Matthew Kraft and David Blazar. Surprisingly, we find little evidence that coaching “dosage”—that is, the number of times teachers and…

Resources for Teachers & Instructional Coaches – May 2019

Here’s a few of the articles we’ve been sharing this month focused on teacher professional development and professional learning. From a teacher: The benefits of reflecting on your own practice with video A teacher from Australia details what she learned from watching video of her classroom teaching. Unlike Edthena’s more private model of sharing, she…