Deeper Learning For All

For too many teachers, deeper learning only happens on our own and outside of our schools. During the summers, on weekends, or after the final bell…


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Investing more and differently in students: Teacher leadership for deeper learning

What do students experience when teachers can lead and learn deeply? Peek inside Social Justice Humanitas Academy (Los Angeles Unified School…


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Get Your Edugeek On: Why Every Teacher Needs a Virtual Learning Community

This is an excerpt from my latest blog post featured on ASCD's Inservice.  For many teacher leaders, virtual learning communities, or VLCs, are the…


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Navigating Personalized Professional Development

How do we help schools move away from the one-size-fits-all factory PD model?


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The one thing deeper learning demands

What's critical to ensuring that students have deeper learning opportunities? 


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What We Learned and What Administrators Can Do

The recent roundtable among CTQ teacher bloggers about improving professional development produced some important and practical recommendations for…


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Find your community:
A spectrum of engagement for professional learning

Looking for a way to engage in professional learning with others? Find your community with a spectrum of engagement! As my classroom has changed…


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Five Thinkers Every New Teacher Should Follow

Months ago, a good friend named Jen Hasler-Troutman asked me to whip up a list of folks that I think all new teachers should follow -- either in…


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Is Professional Development for Teachers a Waste of Time (and Money)?

For the next two weeks, bloggers here in the CTQ Collaboratory will explore the theme: How Do Teachers [Really] Learn? We invite you all to join us…


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Hope Street Group Network Interview with Barnett Berry

For the Hope Street Group's interview series, the organization asked Barnett Berry a series of questions about teacher leadership and the work of…


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