Creating Safe Environments for Learning
The election has posed some serious challenges for educators around the country. In recent months, a variety of resources have cropped up online aiming to help teachers address students’ concerns and shut down bullying and hate speech.
Can All Teachers Be Students?
New teacher professional development models attempt to replace the dry or insular training experiences of the past with something more meaningful and engaging.
New Hands-On Professional Development Models Provide Support Teachers Need
Here in Pittsburgh several groups are opening professional development opportunities for teachers that go far beyond the “sage-on-a-stage” model. Instead, the programs are hands-on and often self-directed. Teachers are forming their own networks and connecting through social media to share what they have learned and to teach each other.