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A learning system in Miami-Date

By Learning Forward / December 1, 2020

Learning Forward is providing a virtual support program to leaders at the Maritime and Science Technology Academy in Miami-Dade County to create and sustain a school culture that ensures each student experiences relevant, culturally responsive, rigorous learning from a faculty that takes collective responsibility for its own professional growth and the academic and personal success […]

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Professional learning as a system of nested supports

By Learning Forward / February 4, 2020

By Elizabeth Foster and Isabel Sawyer Imagine if all educators were supported over their careers by a “nested” professional learning system in which there was a pathway for professional growth connecting individual pursuits to priorities at the district and state policy levels. Professional learning experiences would address individual and collective educator needs, build on previous […]

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System perspective

By Learning Forward / February 1, 2020

March 2014 System perspective Evaluating professional learning from the district’s perspective An interview with Dawn F. Wilson Dawn F. Wilson Duval County Public Schools, Fla. Evaluating professional learning means much more today than it did 10-12 years ago. Back then, I knew how to plan and deliver professional development, but we weren’t as focused on […]

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System leader perspective

By Learning Forward / February 1, 2020

January 2014 System leader perspective To sustain systemic change, find the right partner and plan for the long term An interview with Vicki Kirk Vicki Kirk Greene County (Tenn.) Schools Key takeaways Vet personalities as well as content. Build systemic integration and support. Address current and long-term needs. When our district received Race to the Top […]

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System perspective

By Learning Forward / January 30, 2020

November 2013 System perspective Doing more with less: Budget cuts bring valuable lessons for implementing technology in district’s professional learning An interview with Sonja Hollins-Alexander Sonja Hollins-Alexander Insight Education Group, Ala. When I started as director of professional learning for a large urban school district in 2007, we had a staff of 30 people for 150 […]

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System perspective

By Learning Forward / January 28, 2020

May 2014 System perspective Trust is a necessity for learning systems An interview with Karen Beattie. Karen Beattie Volusia County Schools DeLand, Fla.   Why is trust important to your role in professional learning? Trust is a necessity for learning environments to be safe and secure. This is true for adults or students. If the […]

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