Student Voice: My Goal Is to Change the Face of the Healthcare Profession
By: Kaci Anderson. At a time when the healthcare industry is sorely in need of diversity, career preparation programs for high school students of all backgrounds are key.
Joining Clubhouse: Innovative PD for Educators
Rachelle Dene Poth shares the new Clubhouse audio platform app and how it can be used for professional development.
ISTE Goes Virtual: A Week of Powerful Learning
Rachelle Dene Poth shares a recap of virtual ISTE20 Live including main sessions and closing keynotes.
Reaching for Better with Teacher Evaluation and Support
By: Jim Furman. If we take the opportunity to make this a transformative year for our teachers and the profession by focusing on support rather than evaluation, we can create a system of teacher evaluation and support that is better than our old normal.
Harmonizing with Microcredentials: 7 Steps to Reimagining Your School’s Professional Learning
In this final piece of the series, we summarize how Harmony Public Schools reinvented professional learning for their staff by putting the educator at the center and building a career pathways program awarding relevant and realistic microcredentials to in-service teachers and administrators.
Focusing on Feedback: A Conversation with Amy Tepper and Patrick Flynn About Supporting Educators During Distanced Teaching
By: Adam Geller. Educational coaches and co-authors Amy Tepper and Patrick Flynn share their expertise on organizational change and the feedback process.
Change Management at Harmony Public Schools: When Prior Innovations Become Status Quo
By: Burak Yilmaz. Through the development of a competency-based microcredential system, Harmony Public Schools has become a place where all educators with a growth mindset can thrive.
The Art Of Teaching Has Been Overcompensating For The Science
With the rise of learning science, the art of teaching could evolve into a system, and learners would be truly at the center.
Harmony’s Commitment to Microcredentials: A Close Look at their Professional Learning Experience
Part three of the five-part blog series produced in partnership with Harmony Public Schools shares a few stories of evolving professional learning experiences from the district’s journey thus far.
Redefining Pre-Service Learning In The Virtual Age
Whether it’s modeling better virtual instruction, as well as increased emphasis on social-emotional learning, school leaders and professional learning facilitators are having to rethink how to prepare teachers for the school year.