All learners, many perspectives, one community How are you creating and sustaining excellent teaching and learning every day? Share your expertise with educators from around the world. Submit a proposal to present at the Learning Forward’s 2018 Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas, December 1-5, 2018. Our Annual Conference offers education leaders and policy makers the…
Executive Director Stephanie Hirsh offers five reasons why Learning Forward’s Annual Conference, in Vancouver this year, is a unique learning opportunity worth traveling across the border to attend.
Valeria Brown offers tips for central office leaders to connect with other people who push and refine your thinking around the most pressing issues for educators and students.
This year’s winner of the Foundation’s School-Based Academy Scholarship is Andrea von Biberstein, who plans to use the experience to facilitate growth-oriented teacher collaboration and evaluate professional learning outcomes.
I normally walk away from the conclusion of conferences feeling one of two ways: 1. I’ve lost time in my building and gained little to nothing in return; or 2. I feel inspired, refreshed, and sometimes overwhelmed.
As a Superintendent / CEO of a school district, I am a classic omnivore. My professional learning needs to reflect that. In my role, I am expected to know at least something about everything and everything (or at least a lot) about some things.
This year, the Learning Forward Annual Conference is focused on the future of learning. Read more to hear from our Executive director, Stephanie Hirsh, about how we are going to start this year’s conversation and grow together to create a better future for education.
Stephanie Hirsh writes about “the Learnies”, accolades she and John Eyolfson awarded. Read more about the school systems and organizations that were recognized in seven Learnies, one for each of the seven Standards for Professional Learning
Fernando Reimers, a keynote speaker at our upcoming Annual Conference, shares his perspective on the duty that public schools have, in a politically divided country and world, to instruct students on empathy, collaboration, and being globally minded. At stake, he says, is world peace.
By Dawn Wilson When I attended my first Learning Forward conference in Vancouver several years ago, I made a commitment to attend every year, and have. Although the topics and technologies have changed, the culture of learning has remained constant. During this year’s closing, Stephanie Hirsh shared her favorite conference moments and invited audience members to reflect on theirs. …