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What is Good Professional Development?

A recent twitter conversation with Justin Tarte evoked some thought regarding teacher professional development. His open-ended question went something like this, “how would teachers answer if you asked them how they stayed knowledgeable of innovations and policies in education?” My answer … Continue reading

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Some Teacher Education Programs are Successful

Teacher education programs have come under fire lately. Even the Secretary of Education and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) have called for teacher education programs to be “turned upside down in this country.” The vast majority of new teachers … Continue reading

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