Even simple calculations can be taught differently in other cultures; English language teachers need to know how to teach mathematical concepts and language at the same time.
Becoming an effective educator requires continuous evaluation and growth. Check out these professional development tips for teachers.
The goal of professional development (PD) for educators is improvement: Improved instructional strategies, improved teaching, and improved outcomes for students. Too often, however, teacher PD is simply a waste of time. “Teaching the Teachers,” a…
Recommendations from the just-published executive summary of “Where it’s needed most: Quality professional development for all teachers”
Among the top strategies for highly effective professional development are making it useful, making it relevant, and making sure that teachers start practicing it ASAP.
Just as a teacher has to create conditions that support and encourage student success, school districts have to support teachers’ professional development.