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Voices, perspectives, and insights from the field

3 High-Impact Ways Leadership Teams Use Data to Improve Their Schools

June 27, 2017 | Curriculum & Instructional ToolsProfessional DevelopmentStudent Achievement

Last month, we looked at how distributed leadership teams can create the conditions for positive change within schools. One of the key ways they do this is by studying data and using insights from that data to drive their improvement efforts. What does this cycle of data-driven improvement look like…

ECET2

ECET2

April 14, 2015 | Professional DevelopmentTeacher Engagement

[embed]https://vimeo.com/132962775[/embed]   ECET² offers a series of teacher-led national and regional convenings as well as an online community that are focused on teacher leadership, collaboration, and innovative instructional practices. Teachers run it all—the seminars, workshops, meetings—you name it. Attendees leave with a new professional network and the empowerment to be…

Teachers Know Best: Teachers’ Views on Professional Development

August 6, 2015 | Professional Development

Teachers want and need support to develop their practice so that their students can succeed. In most places, that support falls under the auspices of professional development, a broad umbrella that includes everything from one-time workshops to online research, coaching, and collaborative time teachers spend with each other in professional…

Straight from Educators: What Makes Great Schools Tick

July 26, 2017 | Professional Development

Teachers have an up-close view of schools in action—and they have firsthand knowledge of how the systems within a school can help them and their students succeed. That’s why we asked a group of teachers and teacher-leaders for their thoughts on what these systems mean to them and how leaders…