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Selected researcher and teacher panelists respond to and discuss key issues in K-12 STEM education.
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Dr. Brian Drayton blogs about four teacher leader stories and discusses their pathways to leadership.
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It is telling that we still need to make the argument that teacher professional development (PD) (for teachers already in the workforce) is not effective if it’s short and episodic. Indeed, it is possible now to state “best practices” for teacher learning programs (see here for NSTA’s statement, for example) which show a lot of sophistication — bearing the student in mind, making sure that the PD is aligned constructively with other school improvement efforts, and so on.