Resources for Teachers & Instructional Coaches – March 2020

This is an unprecedented period as more and more schools are beginning to close down.  However, educators are still trying to find ways to either engage with their students or at least, continue to develop professionally. Here are some useful resources and articles for educators to consume during this time.  Helpful tips for K-12 teachers…

Focus On Teaching: The Benefits of Implementing Inquiry-Based PD

Presenting teachers with choices during professional development can increase engagement and provide an archetype that they can use in the classroom. Exposing teachers to inquiry-based PD experiences provides a strategy that could be used to drive student learning. Giving teachers the opportunity to brainstorm key questions encourages inquiry and establishes autonomy and ownership of the…

Remote Teacher Observation During COVID-19 Coronavirus

We get it. Unplanned changes that aren’t in your budget are an overwhelming strain as an education organization. Teachers suddenly asked to teach online need professional development and feedback to adjust to a new mode of teaching. Teachers still need to be observed in order to become certified, even if you can’t make the trip…