Feedback for the Trainers

Feedback, reflection, and revision incorporated into professional development allows those who lead professional development trainings to benefit from the same growth opportunities that we provide students and teachers.

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PD for the Long Run

How do we make sure PD has an effect on instruction long after it ends? The decision to conduct a specific professional development is not one made easily since professional developments require resources that are often scarce in public schools; specifically time and money. Because of this, maximizing the effect of professional development includes considering […]

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Meet Me Where I’m At

Using Coaching Skills to Educate School Staff in Supporting LGBTQ+ Students When educators talk about meeting learners “where they’re at” or about adapting to the social emotional and cultural needs of learners, they are typically speaking of children. There is an assumption that adults in education are at the same place experientially and emotionally regarding […]

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What Works: PLNs for Coaches

Professional Learning Networks can be immensely important tools for education professionals in this effort.

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Teachers & TikTok, I Have Questions

My principal loves Twitter, and frequently lauds it as one of the best places to access professional development. This endorsement led me to approach social media as a professional development tool with an open mind, and I find that I return most frequently to TikTok. But social media app like

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ISTE Coaching Standards

ISTE Is the International Society for Technology in Education, and publishes a series of 7 standards for technology coaches, which are available at the ISTE Coaching Standards site. The Coaching Standards are as follows: Change Agent Connected Learner Collaborator Learning Designer Professional Learning Facilitator Data-Driven Decision Maker Digital Citizen Advocate

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