The Educator's Notebook

A weekly collection of education-related news from around the web.

Topic: pd

    • RISE Programme
    • 04/01/24
    “A message cutting across all five actions is “focus to flourish”. Education systems have been tremendously successful at achieving specific educational goals, such as expanding schooling, because that is what they committed to, that is what they measured, that is what they were aligned for, and that is what they supported. In order to achieve […]
    • Dan Meyer
    • 01/31/24
    “In the first year of the COVID pandemic, two states waived many of their typical requirements for teachers, allowing anyone with a bachelor’s degree to teach. After reviewing end-of-course exam results, supervisor evaluations, and other data, researchers concluded that the students of this group of emergency-hired teachers did not differ significantly from students taught by […]
    • EdWeek
    • 12/15/23
    ““We didn’t want to find rogue teachers who were going off and doing something on their own,” he said. “We were looking for wide-scale or potentially scalable programs.” Weiner identified several kinds of unconventional roles: Lead teacher, who serves as a mentor, curriculum developer, and co-teacher for a small team of teachers in the same […]

ATHENA

BEST

CREATIVITY

EVALUATIONS

HUMANITIES

INTERNATIONAL

LEADERSHIP

PD

PEDAGOGY

PITCH

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

READING/WRITING

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STEM

    • Hechinger Report
    • 04/16/24
    “It is time for schools and districts to abandon the search for the one perfect curriculum — it does not exist. Instead, they should focus on how to better implement the systems they have in an engaging, effective way. They should invest in the training and support of teachers to master the instruction of that […]

SUSTAINABILITY

TECH

WORKPLACE

    • EdWeek
    • 12/15/23
    ““We didn’t want to find rogue teachers who were going off and doing something on their own,” he said. “We were looking for wide-scale or potentially scalable programs.” Weiner identified several kinds of unconventional roles: Lead teacher, who serves as a mentor, curriculum developer, and co-teacher for a small team of teachers in the same […]
    • ASCD
    • 11/01/21

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Every week I send out articles I encounter from around the web. Subject matter ranges from hard knowledge about teaching to research about creativity and cognitive science to stories from other industries that, by analogy, inform what we do as educators. This breadth helps us see our work in new ways.

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Peter Nilsson

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