Empowering teachers to lead learning

By Learning Forward
December 2019
Vol. 40, No. 6
Teacher-led professional learning as a driver for strategic improvement was the focus of a panel discussion Learning Forward co-hosted in October in Washington, D.C. The Learning Policy Institute, the American Federation of Teachers, and the National Education Association co-sponsored the event, which was inspired by new research described in this issue’s Research Review article about California’s Instructional Leadership Corps (ILC) and the value its teachers placed on learning from their colleagues. Panelists from states and districts, ILC, the sponsor organizations, and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards provided insight into specific strategies, including teachers using feedback and analysis to educate colleagues on content and pedagogy and intentional use of thought partners to assist with addressing real-time instructional issues. Nikki Mouton, Learning Forward’s senior vice

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