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Amplifying student voice in professional learning

Amplifying student voice in professional learning: #StuVoice recap

By Ariel Cain | March 9, 2020

On March 4, 2020, Learning Forward and two members of the Prichard Committee Student Voice Team, Emanuelle Sippy and Rachel Belin, led a conversation about how educators can learn from and with students, not just for them. Sippy and Belin wrote the article “Students as education partners.” In this article, Sippy and Belin discuss how […]

Coaching for equity: #LearnFwdTLP recap

By Ariel Cain | January 30, 2020

On January 23, Learning Forward hosted a Twitter chat to discuss building equity through instructional coaching with special guests Tonikiaa Orange, director of the Culture and Equity Project at UCLA, and Jo Ann Isken, director of the UCLA IMPACT Urban Teacher Residency Program. They wrote the article “Coaching for equity,” based on their work creating […]

#SatChat recap: Tackling instructional mismatch

By Ariel Cain | November 18, 2019

On November 16, 2019, Learning Forward hosted a Twitter chat to discuss how to bridge the gap on instructional mismatch with experts Sarah Quebec Fuentes, associate professor of mathematics education, and Jo Beth Jimerson, associate professor of educational leadership at Texas Christian University. The chat was based on their article in the October issue of […]

#CollaborativePD recap: School counselors need professional learning, too

By Ariel Cain | September 19, 2019

On September 18, 2019, Learning Forward hosted a Twitter chat on the importance of professional learning for school counselors with experts Mandy Savitz-Romer of the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Alice Anne Bailey of the Southern Regional Education Board. The chat was based on Savitz-Romer’s article in the June issue of The Learning Professional, “No […]

Top 10 Learning Forward tweets of 2018

By Ariel Cain | January 15, 2019

To bring in the new year, we collected the top 10 most-liked tweets and reposted them during the weeks leading up to New Year’s Day. The list below gives you insight into what topics our followers were interested in the most in 2018. Follow #Top10tweets2018 to view the tweets on Twitter. Topic: Theory of change […]

Announcing the winner of the Teacher Appreciation Week Giveaway

By Ariel Cain | June 12, 2018

For Teacher Appreciation Week this year, we wanted to hear how teachers not only inspire their students, but also how they inspire other educators. We asked professional developers everywhere to share how teachers have inspired them. To make it even more exciting, whoever received the most shares or retweets would win a brand new iPad! […]