PD Anywhere Blog
Educators understand that formative assessments evaluate students’ learning during instruction. An equally important purpose of formative assessments, though, is to improve teaching.
Virtually all teachers participate in professional development. Unfortunately, lots of them don’t enjoy PD, don’t find it relevant, and don’t change their teaching because of it. The good news is that there are three ways to provide PD that teachers love, value, and find beneficial.
With today’s technology, school districts can now create their own personalized online learning opportunities for teachers, coaches, and administrators. Micro-credentials customized to meet specific needs are not just possible, they are often better than other professional development (PD) alternatives.
Many factors impact students’ achievement, but nothing matters more than their teachers. Educational research has consistently validated the importance of what teachers do and say in the classroom.