All Classroom Q&A posts on professional development issues from the past four years - in one place!
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Response: Recover From Bad Days by Seeing 'Disasters as Opportunities' My latest Education Week Teacher post features responses from Roxanna Elden, Julia Thompson and Allen Mendler
My latest Ed Week Teacher column brings together all my posts from the last three years loosely connected to professional development -- in one place! Here's an excerpt:
Rich performance tasks are set within the curriculum, recur and become increasingly sophisticated over time, assess understanding and promote authentic contexts for academic achievement, integrate 21st century skills with subject area content, and evaluate student progress with established rubrics. This institute will help you learn more.
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This upcoming institute provides insight on why school leaders must shift from using the language of "evaluation" to adopting the language of "coaching" to create courageous conversations about teacher and leader behaviors and promote practices to increase student learning.
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In her book, "Curriculum 21: Essential Education for a Changing World," Heidi Hayes Jacobs and 10 education thought leaders share their expertise and explain breakthrough ideas for teaching students the 21st century skills they need for a globalized and digital world.
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Curriculum 21: Essential Education for a Changing World: Heidi Hayes Jacobs: 9781416609407: Amazon.com: Books ////////// Do you need to overhaul your curriculum and assessment for the 21st century? Focus on technology, structure, content, assessment and media literacy --- what you need to do so your students will be prepared for the 21st century workforce.
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Learn how sustainability is the key to successful professional development from this ASCD Inservice post:
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Learn how sustainability is the key to successful professional development from this ASCD
Allison Zmuda and Robyn R. Jackson share several engagement strategies that will inspire students to learn in their book, Real Engagement: How do I help my students become motivated, confident, and self-directed learners?
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Learn more on how to create a #PBL classroom culture from the book, Setting the Standard for Project Based Learning: A Proven Approach to Rigorous Classroom Instruction.
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"The lessons of inventiveness, resilience, and persistence are an integral part of play," writes Judy Seltz. Read her plea for play on TeachThought.
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Setting the Standard for Project Based Learning: A Proven Approach to Rigorous Classroom Instruction takes you through the step-by-step process of how to create, implement, and assess #PBL using a classroom-tested framework.
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In the ASCD book, A Close Look at Close Reading: Teaching Students to Analyze Complex Texts, Grades 6–12, teachers can learn how to assess close reading and help all students connect deeply with what they read and derive meaning from complex texts.
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Teachers can learn how to sharpen their skills and support one another in improving their professional practice by picking up a copy of ASCD’s newest publication, Peer Coaching to Enrich Professional Practice, School Culture, and Student Learning. Author Pam Robbins explains how peer coaching can help create a collaborative, learning-focused school culture, enhance professional learning, and increase student performance.