Over the last two decades, researchers have learned a great deal about how video can support teachers’ professional learning. Discover how educators are implementing these research-based strategies to collaboratively reflect on—and improve—their instruction.
Today’s teachers face more complex challenges than ever before, from increasingly diverse student populations, to rigorous new requirements for improved school and student performance. Meeting these challenges requires more than the traditional, one-size-fits-all professional development tools of the past. In order to increase teacher effectiveness, professional development solutions must embrace 21st century technology, cater to the varying needs of districts, schools, and classrooms across the country, and offer educators anytime, anywhere access to relevant academic content and best practices.
Teacher effectiveness has never been a bigger challenge than in today’s 21st century classroom. Today’s educators face a number of new challenges, from implementing Common Core State Standards, to massive reform in teacher evaluation, to high-stakes state standardized testing. Now more than ever, teachers face constant pressure to be effective in their classrooms and create real results in student achievement. Learn about a new, six-point approach to professional development designed to increase teacher effectiveness, address achievement gaps in student performance, and create lasting success in the 21st century classroom.