8 ways to organize professional development events with smaller budgets

While education systems scramble to reduce costs, the quality of professional development events for educators and administrators is on the line. It shouldn’t be.

3 ways district leaders can recover from long-term pandemic disruptions  

With tapering enrollment trends and doubled rates of chronic absenteeism nationwide, the key strategic priorities hinge on talent, communication and support.

How school leaders are getting innovative in search for substitute teachers

K-12 labor pressures have inspired one principal to turn to an unconventional source for substitute teachers: her students.

Can the increasingly popular team-teaching models reenergize the profession?

Team teaching and co-teaching are designed to build community for teachers and provide students with more individualized attention.

4 questions to help you identify “tech-able” moments

How do you thoughtfully and strategically bring digital tools to your classroom? As a professional development facilitator, it’s top of mind.

Tweets of the week show education Twitter hoping for a more normal school year

Some leaders, such as Principal Stacey Anderson of Woodland School District 50 in Illinois, are using education Twitter to give shout-outs to their new teams. 

Can we imagine a future where there are no teacher evaluations?

Let's replace teacher evaluations with short, informal, and more consistent observations powered by video, coaching and collaboration.

‘Running on empty’: 5 fresh ideas for battling burnout from the Deep South

One of the most effective ways to rebuild classroom morale is to reduce the amount of high-stakes exams and other tests for which teachers must prepare students.

3 keys to creating learning cultures that support teacher retention

We should be less concerned about hiring teachers to fill vacancies and more concerned about retaining the teachers we do have.

Top 5 changes teachers are urging leaders to make to solve shortages

Treating teachers more like other workforce professionals would go a long way to easing the staffing constraints now challenging district leaders, particularly in STEM subjects and special education.

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