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New summer learning by Joellen Killion! The Feedback Process: Using Feedback to Promote Professional Learning
Feedback is a core part of the learning process for both students and adults. Not all feedback, especially with adults, works to promote change in practice.
In this daylong workshop by Joellen Killion, focused on feedback in the professional growth arena, participants will examine and challenge their
This issue will tackle questions of fundamental importance for everyone from the newest to the most seasoned coaches and from school administrators to district and state leaders who oversee, support, and learn from coaches’ work.
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