4 Key Takeaways From “What School Could Be”

4 Key Takeaways From “What School Could Be”

4 Key Takeaways From “What School Could Be”by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PDI first met Ted Dintersmith a few years ago in a meeting in downtown Louisville, KY (TeachThought is located in Louisville) to which I was invited to discuss innovation...
5 Reasons Why PBL May Not Be Working At Your School

5 Reasons Why PBL May Not Be Working At Your School

5 Reasons Why PBL May Not Be Working At Your Schoolby Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PDIs the project-based learning happening, but not working?You’ve read the books, liked and retweeted the tweets, listened to the podcasts, drank the Kool-Aid, and brought...
8 Steps To Teacher-Led, Digital PD

8 Steps To Teacher-Led, Digital PD

8 Steps To Teacher-Led, Digital PD by TeachThought Staff Professional development for teachers is a beautiful thing. While many professionals work either in isolation or total stagnation, educators are constantly given new tools to become better at their craft....
When Principal Leadership Is Missing At Your School

When Principal Leadership Is Missing At Your School

When Principal Leadership Is Missing At Your Schoolcontributed by Tamara FykeA few years ago, while working with the Center for Safe & Supportive Schools at Vanderbilt University, there was a question I frequently received from teachers: “What do I do if my...
5 Strategies For Better Teacher Professional Development

5 Strategies For Better Teacher Professional Development

Strategies For Better Teacher Professional Developmentby Joel ZarrowJust as a teacher has to create conditions that support and encourage student success, school districts have to support teachers’ professional development.Today, professional development runs the...