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Professional Development Is Dying — and It's Most Evident in My Local Teacher Community

ED Surge

In early spring this year, the local chapter of my teacher professional development organization held our first in-person conference since the pandemic. Local chapters like ours must adapt and embrace the new realities of teacher professional development, including the digital landscape where most PD has moved since the pandemic.

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Persistent problems: A powerful paradigm for professional development

A Psychology Teacher Writes

Inconvenient truths about teacher learning: towards professional development 3.0. Review of Education, rev3.3226. Kennedy, M. Parsing the practice of teaching. Journal of Teacher Education, 67. Korthagen, F. Teachers and Teaching. Ryan & Deci (2020).

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What We’re Reading: 3 Resources for Maximizing Teacher Professional Development

Edthena

Teacher professional development is a key component of school improvement, but are your teachers really getting the most from your instructional PD? Whether you’re a district-wide PD director or a school principal, it’s important to maximize the time teachers spend engaging in their professional learning and growth.

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How Micro-credentials Are Changing Professional Development for Educators for the Better

Digital Promise

Over the last year, we have seen many professional development shifts, including methods as well as content. Professional development is one of the most influential practices in education. Professional development is one of the most influential practices in education. Jasmyn, 1st Grade Educator.

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Tired of the Same Old Professional Development? Let Students Lead.

ED Surge

Despite my love for learning, I strongly disliked most professional development sessions. From there, the students developed their plan for creating an engaging learning experience. Professional Development in Action In the end, their session looked like this: Opening Question: How is everyone’s day?

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How the Substitute Teacher Shortage Is Impacting Teacher Professional Development

ED Surge

It’s September 2021 and as one of the district’s instructional technology content leaders, I have finally been given the green light to host in-person professional development (PD) for this group of eager teachers after months of meeting online. Teachers trickle in as I set out muffins and candy at each table.

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The Power of Professional Development: How to Use Micro-credentials as an Organization

Digital Promise

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