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Joan Richardson – Learning Forward, 2023
The MyTeaching Partner-Secondary (MTP-S) coaching program for middle and high school teachers builds on research studies about effective coaching that have shown positive effects on teacher and student outcomes. For the past five years, Learning Forward has engaged in a project led by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) to better understand…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Secondary School Teachers, Video Technology, Models
Foster, Elizabeth – Learning Forward, 2022
Learning Forward undertakes periodic updates to the Standards of Learning because educator needs, expertise in the field, and research related to professional learning are continually evolving. In addition, evidence and data are critical to implementing and documenting the results-based professional learning that policy and accountability systems…
Descriptors: Standards, Accountability, Faculty Development, Educational Policy
Foster, Elizabeth – Learning Forward, 2021
"Seeing Teaching Through a Different Lens: The MyTeachingPartner-Secondary Coaching Model" highlights the voices of coaches and teachers to provide information about an instructional coaching program that is helping educators improve interactions with students in ways that increase student engagement and achievement. The…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Secondary School Teachers, Program Effectiveness, Video Technology
Olson, Lynn – Learning Forward, 2019
This report explores District of Columbia Public Schools' innovative approach to supporting teaching instruction, called Learning Together to Advance our Practice, or LEAP. LEAP is based on research that has found the most effective professional learning is school-based and content-specific, grounded in the instructional materials and strategies…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Teaching Methods, Educational Quality, Equal Education
Olson, Lynn – Learning Forward, 2018
This report explores the premise that there's nothing more powerful than great teachers skillfully using great instructional materials to motivate and engage students in their learning. Three real-world examples illustrate how schools and school systems are working to support teachers to skillfully use high-quality, standards-aligned curricula, by…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Cooperative Learning, Faculty Development, Public Schools
Killion, Joellen; Harrison, Cindy – Learning Forward, 2017
"Taking the Lead" outlines 10 practical and powerful roles for school-based coaches responsible for helping teachers increase their capacity to serve all students. The second edition is a rich update to Killion and Harrison's essential resource and includes dozens of online tools that support deep exploration and implementation of the…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Coaching (Performance), Faculty Development, Role
Learning Forward, 2017
Effective teacher learning is vital to student success. Teachers who continually improve their practice by using data to inform instructional decisions see improved results for their students. In the tradition of supporting effective professional learning, in 2016 Corwin launched a nationwide survey in partnership with Learning Forward and the…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teacher Education, State of the Art Reviews, National Surveys
Fullan, Michael; Hargreaves, Andy – Learning Forward, 2016
Coinciding with the 2016 Annual Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, Learning Forward commissioned and supported a study of professional learning across the nation of Canada entitled "The State of Educators' Professional Learning in Canada." A research team led by Carol Campbell, Associate Professor of Leadership and Educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Competencies
Brown, Sherri; Hales, Anne; Kuehn, Larry; Steffensen, Karen – Learning Forward, 2016
Coinciding with the 2016 Annual Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, Learning Forward commissioned and supported a study of professional learning across the nation of Canada entitled "The State of Educators' Professional Learning in Canada." A research team led by Carol Campbell, Associate Professor of Leadership and Educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Online Surveys, Focus Groups
Campbell, Carol; Osmond-Johnson, Pamela; Faubert, Brenton; Zeichner, Kenneth; Hobbs-Johnson, Audrey – Learning Forward, 2016
Coinciding with the 2016 Annual Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, Learning Forward commissioned and supported a study of professional learning across the nation of Canada. "The State of Educators' Professional Learning in Canada" was researched by a team led by Carol Campbell, Associate Professor of Leadership and Educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Program Content, Program Effectiveness
Killion, Joellen; Harrison, Cindy; Colton, Amy; Bryan, Chris; Delehant, Ann; Cooke, Debbie – Learning Forward, 2016
Teacher leadership is often defined as a "set of practices that enhance the teaching profession." States and districts are leveraging teacher leadership in multiple ways to professionalize teaching, create opportunities for teacher career advancement, facilitate school improvement, and facilitate professional learning for educator and…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Definitions, Context Effect, Educational Practices
Killion, Joellen; Hirsh, Stephanie – Learning Forward, 2014
The ultimate key to successful integration and implementation of college- and career-ready standards and educator evaluation systems is the quality of the professional learning that educators engage in every day. Effective professional learning at the school level occurs among a team of teachers learning in a cycle of continuous improvement.…
Descriptors: Professional Education, Teacher Evaluation, State Standards, Faculty Development
Killion, Joyce – Learning Forward, 2013
Finding time for job-embedded professional learning is one of the most frequently cited challenges with implementing the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). With "Establishing Time for Professional Learning," practitioners and education leaders use tools to identify current allocations of time for professional learning, analyze how that…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Time Management, Teacher Collaboration, Academic Standards
Learning Forward, 2013
Explore this first look at lessons learned through Learning Forward's ongoing initiative to develop a comprehensive system of professional learning that spans the distance from the statehouse to the classroom. This policy brief underscores the importance of a coordinated state professional learning strategy, the adoption of professional learning…
Descriptors: Professional Education, State Policy, Formative Evaluation, Educational Strategies
Tallerico, Kathryn – Learning Forward, 2013
Understand how teachers use technology to implement Common Core, increase their instructional effectiveness, and support student learning. This brief describes the experiences of a small group of Kentucky teachers who participated in a study in which they applied technology solutions to support their own learning and that of their students. The…
Descriptors: Influence of Technology, Academic Standards, Instructional Effectiveness, Technology Uses in Education
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