CURRENT ISSUE: Turning to technology

August 2020
Vol. 41, No. 4

Technology constantly creates new opportunities for professional learning. Never have those developments been as important as they are now, during the COVID-19 pandemic. This issue examines how strategies like online mentoring, bug-in-ear coaching, virtual collaboration, and video observation have built educator capacity before and during the pandemic.

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WHAT NOW?
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BEYOND THE BASICS
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Learning professionals challenge themselves to stretch and grow while staying grounded in the fundamentals. This issue is about achieving a solid foothold in best practices so you can succeed with the basics and beyond.

STUDENT VOICE
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Student needs are at the center of strong professional learning and excellent teaching, but student voices rarely are. This issue examines how students’ perspectives can inform professional learning and what educators can gain as a result. It goes straight to the source to share insights from student authors as well as educators.

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Featured Articles

 
An opportunity for equity
June 2020

Pandemic shines a light on the need for equitable teaching practices.

We will be different
June 2020

Build teachers’ resilience to bounce back after crisis.

You can coach for equity anywhere, with anyone
December 2019

To create the schools children deserve, we must coach educators and leaders for equity. It isn’t an option for coaches to be neutral on issues of justice — and there are injustices occurring in almost every school, every day. It’s our moral and professional obligation to lead and coach in a way that surfaces and...

5 questions PLCs should ask to promote equity
October 2019

Five discussion questions make equity front and center in learning communities.