NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Source
Learning Professional134
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 76 to 90 of 134 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sharratt, Lyn; Planche, Beate – Learning Professional, 2018
Skilled collaborative leaders are in high demand in schools, school systems, and districts worldwide. The success of schools as learning organizations hinges on how well people can work together as they seek to build collective capacity and problem solve to improve student outcomes. Collaborative learning has now emerged as the vital strategy for…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Inquiry, Capacity Building, Problem Solving
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Drago-Severson, Eleanor; Blum-Destefano, Jessica – Learning Professional, 2018
In this article, the authors highlight key elements of their new model for developing educators' capacities, as well as key takeaways about the potential of supporting adult development. Focusing on the five elements -- Theory, Culture, Pillar Practices, Feedback, and Sustainability -- of their developmental model for building capacity can foster…
Descriptors: Models, Capacity Building, Faculty Development, Sustainability
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Foster, Elizabeth – Learning Professional, 2018
Professional learning strategies often rely on the belief that teaching and learning outcomes are best when teachers have a clear understanding of students' thinking. This may seem like common sense -- after all, students are active participants in the learning process, so their thinking impacts the outcome. But does research support the…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Learning Strategies, Misconceptions, Thinking Skills
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Brissenden-Smith, Kaytie; Moreno, Ana; Peloquin, Lisa; Radiloff, Judy; Wachtel, Jenna – Learning Professional, 2018
How can teachers move from working in isolation within ineffective systems to building thriving, collaborative teaching environments in which they are supported and inspired to work with their colleagues in communities focused on mutual professional growth? In the authors' work as early learning instructional coaches, they have witnessed the ways…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Coaching (Performance), Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Garland, Allison – Learning Professional, 2018
After 12 years as a building administrator, the author became Executive Director of School Leadership in Littleton Elementary School District #65, Avondale, Arizona. The district created this position to focus on the professional and personal growth of building leaders while ensuring district initiatives were implemented with fidelity. The…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Principals, School Districts, Administrator Responsibility
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Spero, Ken – Learning Professional, 2018
Computer simulations can provide essential practice at making a wide range of decisions facing education leaders, filling gaps in experience with relevant virtual on-the-job training. Simulations can help administrators prepare for difficult conversations about students in crisis, racial tensions, teacher evaluations, and other sensitive topics.…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Decision Making
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Psencik, Kay; Brown, Frederick – Learning Professional, 2018
This article describes a learning partnership between district or county leaders and school leaders to create a system of principal professional learning that came to life in principal learning communities across a district or multiple-district region. For more than a decade, Learning Forward has engaged with district-level leaders as learning…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Cooperation, Principals, Administrators
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ermeling, Bradley A. – Learning Professional, 2018
This article explains how principals and leadership teams have used a pivotal segments approach to overcome problems of time limitations and other barriers and create more meaningful teaching and learning opportunities. To leverage the power of pivotal segments, teams begin by establishing clear goals for student learning and the sequence or…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Principals, Academic Achievement, English Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ginsberg, Margery; Bahena, Olimpia; Kertz, Jessica; Jones, Iysha – Learning Professional, 2018
This article describes learning walks that focus on enhancing student intrinsic motivation and learning at a dual-language pre-K-8 urban public school. Descriptions in this case study are a composite based on the authors' actual experiences as well as ideas from literature and other schools. About once a week at Chicago's Talcott Fine Arts and…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Second Language Learning, Faculty Development, Observation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ippolito, Jacy; Dobbs, Christina L.; Charner-Laird, Megin – Learning Professional, 2017
Secondary teachers and leaders, many of whom are implementing the Common Core State Standards, are seeking guidance about how to implement disciplinary literacy practices. Of the four core subjects taught in secondary schools--English, history, math, and science--the authors have found through their work with secondary teachers that math teachers…
Descriptors: Literacy, Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Mathematics
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Baker, Jill A.; Bloom, Gary S. – Learning Professional, 2017
Many principal supervisors in the United States work in relative isolation and experience no professional development designed to support them. Over the past four years, the role of principal supervisor in Long Beach Unified School District in California has shifted from compliance and at-a-distance supervision practices to a deeply rooted…
Descriptors: Principals, Problem Solving, Management Development, Capacity Building
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wilkerson, Stephanie B.; Johnson, Margie – Learning Professional, 2017
For many districts, evaluation is an afterthought to implementing a new initiative. Educators participate in professional learning experiences, apply what they learn to their practice, and then, at some point, school and district staff begin wondering if the initiative is making a difference. Then they scramble for nuggets of data that provide any…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Information Utilization, Evidence Based Practice, Faculty Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Killion, Joellen – Learning Professional, 2017
In each issue of "The Learning Professional," Joellen Killion explores a recent research study to help practitioners understand the impact of particular professional learning practices on student outcomes. In this issue, Killion explores the study presented in "The Effect of Teacher Coaching on Instruction and Achievement: A…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Coaching (Performance), Teacher Effectiveness, Faculty Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Martin-Kniep, Giselle O.; Shubert, Rebecca – Learning Professional, 2017
For over two decades, Giselle O. Martin-Kniep and her colleagues have worked for Learner-Centered Initiatives, a consulting organization based in New York, promoting best practices in curriculum, development, assessment, and leadership. A significant portion of their work is directed toward helping educators attend to and assess students' ability…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Management Development, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Outcomes of Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Celeste, Eric – Learning Professional, 2017
Denver Public Schools' Professional Learning Center was still relatively new when it decided to tackle a problem of practice that has vexed systems and departments across the country: How to measure the impact of professional learning. To do so, the Professional Learning Center created a new comprehensive measurement approach--one that would…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Program Descriptions, School Districts, Faculty Development
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9