Professional learning should result in a change of knowledge, skills, and dispositions. Continuous professional learning improves teacher quality and student outcomes. Professional development has been used as a school improvement option to change teacher practice and increase student outcomes. One of the most significant issues is that there just doesn't seem to be enough time for job-embedded professional learning. This oldie but goodie shows you how some school leaders have been able find time for collaborative learning. Click the link below to access the article.
The 3 R's of Learning Time