Live Tuesday August 30th (Early Time) with Richard and Rebecca DuFour on Professional Learning Communities to Improve Schools

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Tuesday, August 30th, at an earlier-than-normal time for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Richard and Rebecca DuFour on using Professional Learning Communities to improve schools. The DuFours have made two papers available for those who would like to read up before the interview: What Is a Professional Learning Community?

Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

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Teaching quality has been defined as “instruction that enables a wide range of students to learn” ( Darling-Hammond, 2012 ), and it is the strongest school-related factor that can improve student learning and achievement ( Hanushek, 2011 ; Nye, Konstantopoulos, and Hedges, 2004 ; Rivkin, Hanushek, and Kain, 2005 ). Job Embedded Professional Development. Professional Learning Communities. A safe and cooperative climate for learning.

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Funding School Services in the Midst of Multiple Crises

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Dr. Gonzales’s district is reaching out to local non-profits for help with the shift to 100% online learning, which cannot be done quickly or cheaply, especially at a time when the district is receiving less state funding. By Robert Low. WATCH THE EDLEADER PANEL RECORDING.

Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments

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Because of the high level of anxiety and stress caused by testing, Jones suggests explaining to parents how they can connect with their professional school counselors to support their students’ well-being. Students do need to keep learning and working, but increasing the workload will make students and parents anxious and grumpy. Vernice Jones received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Lane College in 2003.

Focusing on a Safe, Supportive School Climate

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Working with the Committee for Children, they’re piloting a program merging social emotional learning (SEL) and Restorative Practice (RP) in school. First, the staff met the coach and learned more about SEL and restorative practices. For instance, elementary-age kids might need lessons in empathy and emotion management. Kindergartners who’ve never been in school before might need basic skills for learning. edWeb Blog sel social-emotional learning