For states and districts looking to help educators better serve their students, high-quality professional learning can have long-term positive impacts on both teacher and student learning. While states and districts have long recognized the value of providing professional learning opportunities, too often these offerings consist of stand-alone, “sit and get” sessions which educators consistently report fail to positively impact their instruction.


In our new report, veteran educators identify the key components of high-quality, effective professional learning and share how schools and districts can provide educators with the opportunities they need, want, and deserve.



Recently, my high school science students had an incredible international experience, without leaving the classroom! They participated in a climate change project involving more than 250 classrooms spanning 65 countries. Koen Timmers, a technology teacher in Sweden, challenged students across the world to complete a......

I started teaching English 2 while I was a student teacher and have continued all five years of my career. It’s my favorite course to teach – in part because I have the opportunity to expose my students to challenging texts both about current events......

Now, more than ever, teachers have the flexibility to let their creativity shine in their classroom. And some are even taking it a step further by using their voice to inspire change throughout their community, district, and even state. Below are three pieces that highlight......

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