Over the course of the last six months, Learning Forward’s weekly webinars have given us the opportunity to learn with educators across the globe, and our most inspiring lessons have come from practitioners making sense of a time that demands creativity and resilience. Now that more and more districts are returning to school, we’re eager…
A guide to creating and managing new types of instructional teams during the pandemic.
A pilot program in NYC builds early childhood leaders’ capacity for leading professional learning with equity.
What does it mean to support learning in challenging times? It means listening, communicating, and leading with empathy. It means committing to anti-racism and breaking down structural barriers to equity. This issue examines ways to do so in professional learning.
Video provides the perfect vehicle for lesson analysis.
Video of novice teachers can boost mentors’ development, too.
Why has professional learning been important in your work? Ultimately, everything we do in education comes down to high-quality teaching. When I was at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, we called it effective teaching. No matter what you call it, it’s at the core. Even though political and social forces may shift the focus…
By Elizabeth Foster, Judy Newhouse, and Isabel Sawyer The global COVID-19 crisis has not only had a huge impact on student learning but on teacher learning. “Teachers are education’s first responders,” mathematician John Ewing wrote recently in Forbes, and we are learning every day how to respond even more effectively. What have we learned during…
How a California district enables anywhere, anytime learning for educators.
Principal supervisors can build capacity for instructional leadership.