Guest Post: Steve Zipkes – Professional Learning and PBL: An Open Letter To George Bernard Shaw

The following is a guest blog post from CEM partner Partnership … More

Guest Post: Melinda George – Rethinking Professional Learning: The Role of Technology

The following is a guest blog post from CEM partner Partnership … More

Personalizing Professional Learning: Why Competencies Rule & How Micro-Credentials Support This Shift

This blog post was co-written by Krista Moroder, Professional Development Manager … More

Capacity Building: Linking PD And Practice

ASCD is leading the Educator Professional Development and Learning theme for Connected … More

Get to know our 2014 Themes: Educator Professional Development & Learning, led by ASCD

ASCD is leading the 2014 Connected Educator Month theme of Educator … More

Call to Action: Recognize and Celebrate the Educators Who Have Made A Difference with Peer-to-Peer Digital Badges

Learning from and collaborating with others educators is the irreducible … More

Bridging Content and Community with Badges on the NSTA Learning Center

In April of 2008, NSTA launched an electronic professional development … More

Supporting Teacher Professional Learning through Online Communities of Practice and Personal Learning Networks at New Milford High School

Teacher participation in afterschool professional development opportunities is often uneven, and lack of time is a common explanation. Time during the school day can be allocated to professional development through transforming some of the time set aside for non-instructional duties into a professional growth period. During this time, staff members will create innovative learning activities, develop interdisciplinary projects, attend webinars, view research-based videos, and engage in online communities of practice as a means to further their professional growth. They will explain how each activity is being implemented into practice to improve teaching and learning in a portfolio.