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Twenty-first century learning requires sophisticated forms of teaching to develop student knowledge and skills. Join the Learning Policy Institute, American Federation of Teachers, Learning Forward, and National Education Association for an event showcasing innovative models of teacher-led learning and professional development. At the event, speakers including Linda Darling-Hammond, Lily Eskelsen García, and Randi Weingarten will…
Research from the Education Trust has revealed that nearly two decades after many states have adopted higher rigor standards, students continue to be given assignments far below the rigor demanded to be successful in college and careers. This webinar will begin a review of recent research on the quality of assignments and provide an overview…
We want to celebrate the great learning taking place in your school! The Shirley Hord Teacher Learning Team Award honors a team of teachers that engages in a cycle of continuous improvement for professional learning that improves their own teaching and their students’ learning. To apply, just submit a short video of your learning team…
Education leaders and policy makers will gather in St. Louis, December 7-11, to share professional learning expertise focused on creating and sustaining equity and excellence in teaching and learning every day. Register before October 31 to save up to $100.
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