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A new game plan: Professional learning redesign makes the case for teacher voices
By Anthony Armstrong
The professional learning team at Lyons Township High School District 204 in La Grange, Ill., believes in the power of teacher-led professional learning. Read how a group of teachers and administrators united to develop a cooperative professional learning system. Download now.
Tool: Leadership roles and responsibilities
Use this activity to identify opportunities for exercising leadership regarding professional development, including identifying groups responsible for making decisions about and generating ideas for professional learning. Download now.
Advancing the standards: Explicating data’s multiple links to professional learning
By Hayes Mizell
The mere existence of data makes no difference. To truly increase student achievement, other factors must be in place to make data widely available, used in planning and evaluation processes, and supported by leadership and resources. Download now.
In Practice: Charlotte meets the challenge of Common Core by building capacity
As told to Valerie von Frank
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools started professional learning around the Common Core with training at all levels of the organization — executive staff, school board, principals, assistant principals, literacy facilitators, coaches, and teachers — to build a common understanding across all leadership levels. Download now.
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The Leading Teacher, September 2009, Vol. 5, No. 1 Standing up, speaking out