PD Anywhere Blog
The majority of students with disabilities spend most of the school day in general education environments—commonly called “inclusion.” If we want these students and their non-disabled peers to succeed academically and socially, we need to support all of their teachers with top quality professional development.
Not all learning can be easy. But professional development for new teachers should be engaging, motivating, and as easy as possible.
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.