By Meg S. Bates
There’s a lot of chatter in teacher education circles about competency-based professional development (PD). The idea is that traditional PD has a “one size fits all” approach: Teachers in a school get the same instruction about the same topic, regardless of personal interest, need, or experience. ... Read More
PDK Emerging Leader Natalie A. Morales, combines high standards and students’ native curiosity in one of the most important challenges in American education these days — getting and keeping kids interested in science.
It’s the consensus opinion — almost received wisdom — that the prospects of so many students ... Read More
You’ve discovered that life as a teacher means being constantly on the go. As an elementary teacher, I have several subjects to cover and little time in which to plan. Here are tips for planning your school days without giving up time for fun.
1. Locate district resources. The school ... Read More