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The early years of school matter for all of us, because they lay the foundation for later learning. This issue examines what all educators can learn from early childhood, how to align early childhood and K-12 professional learning, what principals should learn about pre-K, and how to build equity from the early years on. (more…)
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Powerful Communication Skills for Coaches
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Standards for Professional Learning
Standards for Professional Learning outline the characteristics of professional learning that leads to effective teaching practices, supportive leadership, and improved students results. Through the Standard for Professional Learning, Learning Forward leads the field in understanding what links professional learning to improved student achievement.
Learning Forward requests your input on draft revised Standards for Professional Learning. Perspectives from practitioners, policymakers, and stakeholders are essential to ensuring revised Standards for Professional Learning support critical improvements to policy and practice. Learn more here.
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