Create a Positive PD Experience
5/16/2011 6:00:00 AM
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professional development is often met with teachers’ negative
perception, even when strategies are done with good intention so they
can learn to grow. Strive for success in training teachers by keeping
these simple strategies in mind:
development activities can re-energize your team and develop effective
teaching strategies if done right. Enhance and empower your team and
share in sweet success.
- Continuously reference your school’s mission, goals and values.
- Identify present state of knowledge and the preferred reach.
- Student achievement results should drive the focus of training.
a platform where teachers consult with one another, observe classrooms,
discuss and share teaching practices, promote support and ensure
consistent teaching for all their students.
- Laughter is the best medicine. Keep training light-hearted and enjoyable!
training resources that teach “how do I do that” and “how do I apply
that” with ever-changing technology to encourage continuous learning and
tech integration in the classroom.
P.D. Tips courtesy of Atomic Learning