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Upcoming Webinars

Five Highlights of the 2014 PDK/Gallup Poll

Wednesday, Aug. 20
4:00 p.m. EDT

The results of the 2014 PDK/Gallup poll show a deep disconnect between education policy makers and the American public when it comes to school reform. Explore this year’s results and gain insights into some of the most surprising findings in this interactive webinar hosted by William J. Bushaw, PDK CEO and poll co-director. Poll topics include Common Core State Standards, international student comparisons, standardized student testing, charter schools and vouchers, and the quality of America’s schools.


Four More Highlights of the 2014 PDK/Gallup Poll

Tuesday, Sep. 16
4:00 p.m. EDT

The second report from the 2014 PDK/Gallup poll focuses on issues related to teaching learning. Join William J. Bushaw, PDK CEO and poll co-director, in an interactive webinar to explore
Americans’ opinions on teacher preparation and evaluation; whether schools are advancing at the rate that society demands; whether they support educating children of undocumented immigrants; and the preparedness for and importance of college for American students.


Previous Webinars

Understanding the PDK Chapter Affiliation Agreement

The PDK Chapter Affiliation Agreement is a new document that was mailed to all PDK Chapter Presidents. In this 45-minute webinar, PDK executive director, Bill Bushaw, will explain why this agreement is necessary and how it will affect PDK chapters and their leaders. The webinar will include a presentation and ... Read More

Writing to be Read

Learn the conversational style of writing preferred by most professional magazines.... Read More

Submitting a Manuscript for Publication

Kappan Editor-in-Chief Joan Richardson will walk you through the process of submitting a manuscript for publication. Her advice will focus on Kappan but much of what she shares also applies to other professional education publications. She’ll introduce you to writers’ guidelines, editorial calendars, thematic issues, timelines for decisions and more, ... Read More

Five Highlights of the 2013 PDK/Gallup Poll

This year’s PDK/Gallup poll shows American policy makers are forging ahead with education initiatives, but they may be leaving Americans behind and out of the loop. Explore this year’s results and gain insights into some of the most surprising findings in this interactive webinar hosted by William J. Bushaw, PDK ... Read More

Close Readings and the Common Core

Did you know there are thirty-two national standards in literacy? How closely have you read the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Language Arts? Over the last eight months, Jan Burkins and Kim Yaris dedicated hours to closely reading the CCSS for Language Arts and have shared their reflections through ... Read More

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