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Using Feedback to Drive Professional Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Like all my implementations where the work is job-embedded and ongoing, learning walks are a core component. In September, the leaders and I conducted walks in every classroom over two days. Feedback is a critical catalyst for professional learning and growth. Feedback is a powerful tool for driving professional learning.

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6 Ways to Improve Professional Learning

A Principal's Reflections

The bottom line is that all educators yearn for quality professional learning as opposed to development that leads to sustained improvements in teaching, learning, and leadership. The image below from Katie Martin sums up nicely what educators want out of professional learning. Always make time for feedback.

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AI in the Classroom: A Teacher's Toolkit for Transformation

A Principal's Reflections

While it won't replace the irreplaceable human touch in the classroom, AI can significantly enhance teaching and learning by offering personalization, efficiency, and insightful data analysis. Personalized Learning Pathways Imagine a classroom where each student receives instruction tailored to their specific needs.

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Model What You Preach: Pedagogy at the Heart of Professional Learning

A Principal's Reflections

The bottom line is that I had to go back to my teacher roots and view the adults as learners in a classroom. developing assessments, creating an action plan, learning how to use edtech tools, etc.) in settings that emulate a classroom or school. in settings that emulate a classroom or school.

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Professional Learning in a Pandemic

Digital Promise

With schools closed and social distancing orders in place due to COVID-19, micro-credentials —which are online and on-demand—allow educators to continue their professional learning without leaving their homes. Micro-credentials support timely topics like distance learning.

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Why Professional Learning Is a Crucial Piece of a 1:1 Program

Edsurge

“I felt I had a system that worked, and introducing this ‘nonsense’ wouldn’t add anything to my classroom and would only create more work for me and be a distraction for my students,” she said. She had her students put their devices away when they entered her classroom and continued teaching the same way she had for the last two decades.

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Practical Professional Learning for Teachers

Discovery Education

Education is constantly changing—from how to engage today’s students to updated technology in the classroom, there’s always something new to learn. So how can professional learning help keep educators up to speed with all these changes?