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From kappanmagazine.org

  • Motivate disadvantaged students to college
    Psychological science has revealed a body of evidence that can help educators motivate disadvantaged students and work to keep them on track through high school and potentially into college; it calls for educators to get the right information to them at the right time.
  • Should supervisors intervene during classroom visits?
    As more administrators shift from traditional, full-lesson teacher evaluations to short, frequent, unannounced classroom visits, an interesting question has come up: Should supervisors get involved during a lesson if they see an opportunity to improve or affirm teaching and learning?
  • The futility of PLC Lite
    The professional learning community process, properly executed, can deliver dramatically improved teaching and learning. But too often it’s followed incorrectly and gains fail to materialize.

From the PDK blog


Educators Rising Standards

06.27.16 | Learning on the EDge | 0 Comments

The journey to accomplished teaching is a marathon. What should the first steps look like? Educators Rising Standards are the teaching profession’s answer to this vital question. Created with support from the National Education Association (NEA), who provided a generous grant award for their development, the standards will form the backbone for ... Read More


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