3 Strategies For Maintaining Quality When PD Is ‘In-House’

3 Strategies For Maintaining Quality When PD Is ‘In-House’

3 Strategies For Maintaining Quality When PD Is ‘In-House’ by Paul Moss, edmerger Do you know if your staff are getting what you want them to get? For lots of teachers, professional development has been a large thorn in their side. And there are legitimate reasons for...
5 Facilitation Tips To Help Learners Grow

5 Facilitation Tips To Help Learners Grow

5 Tips To Be A Better Facilitator by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PD A few weeks ago as I was wrapping up an Inquiry Workshop with a really fun and great group of Agricultural Science Educators I was approached by a young man who said he would soon be making...
Which Content Is Most Important? The 40/40/40 Rule

Which Content Is Most Important? The 40/40/40 Rule

Which Content Is Most Important? The 40/40/40 Ruleby Terry HeickContact TeachThought PD >>I first encountered the “40/40/40 rule” years ago while skimming one of those giant (and indispensable) 400 page Understanding by Design tomes.The question was simple...
The Delicate Dance Of Professional Development

The Delicate Dance Of Professional Development

The Delicate Dance of Professional Developmentby Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PDProfessional Development. We need it. You need it. Our students need us all to do it but how? And when? And about what?But just mention those two words, Professional...
The Enduring Residue Of Project-Based Learning PD

The Enduring Residue Of Project-Based Learning PD

The Enduring Residue Of Project Based Learning PD by Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought Professional Development TeachThought readers have probably figured out that I’m a big fan of Project-Based Learning. I think it’s a potential game-changer for the...
The PBL Mindset For Leadership

The PBL Mindset For Leadership

The PBL Mindset for Leadershipby Drew Perkins, Director of TeachThought PDIn a recent blog post (How the Culture of Achievement is Hurting Our Schools) I noted the dangers of chasing achievement and scores in lieu of creating a culture focused on teaching and...