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May 2014Professional Learning: Reimagined
May 2014 | Volume 71 | Number 8
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Thomas R. Guskey
How you begin determines what you will achieve.
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Video can provide a clear picture of classroom teaching.
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Emily Dolci Grimm, Trent Kaufman and Dave Doty
When the observed teacher becomes the leader, that teacher becomes the primary learner.
If PLCs are to realize their promise, they must reflect what we know about best practice.
The EdCamp experience empowers teachers to share their best ideas.
David N. Perkins and James D. Reese
How to create an enduring culture of thoughtful attention to teaching and learning.
What educators can learn from the Japanese practice of providing a space for communal mentoring.
Lisa A. Dieker, Carrie L. Straub, Charles E. Hughes, Michael C. Hynes and Stacey Hardin
Teaching simulated students offers educators multiple opportunities to self-correct their teaching moves.
Will MOOCs (massive open online courses) be the next frontier for PD?
John Settlage and Adam Johnston
A new plan puts the confer back into the conference.
Patricia Gioffre Scott
What happens when teachers review materials on their own before gathering for a professional development day?
Rebecca Van Tassell
Innovations are doomed to failure if educators are pressured to instantly implement them.
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At the heart of successful large-scale reform is often a small collaborative group.
Robert J. Marzano
How to help students learn a crucial life skill.
Predict whether your program will be effective or problem-plagued.
Thomas R. Hoerr
Enjoy your summer, but don't give up your list-making ways.
Carol Ann Tomlinson
A big part of professional learning should be mentoring teachers in reflection.
Charles Schwahn and Beatrice McGarvey
Instructional coaching must be both optional and a part of a schoolwide professional learning plan.
Heather C. Hill, Mary Beisiegel, Rebecca Mitchell and Corinne Herlihy
Researchers look at what educators learn when they view exemplar videos of teaching.
Kathryn Roots Lewis and David V. Loertscher
Search no further—your librarian can help.
Thomas Guskey, Pam Robbins, and Denise Khaalid identify promising PD practices.
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