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Implementing Common Standards Requires a Commitment to PD
Heard the buzz about common core standards? Hayes Mizell notes
implementation of those common core standards will require a commitment
to Professional Development
Advocacy … avenue for change
A Kansas star shines! Read how one Kansas educator used the Standards for Professional Learning to
create a heightened commitment to professional development in her district.
- THE LEADING Teacher, Fall 2012 Vol. 8, No. 1
> Slow Turn
Find out about five principles that guide a district through a changing
demographic landscape. - Learning Forwards' Journal of Staff
Development (Fall 2009)
The latest video from Kansas Learning First Alliance
(KLFA) dispels myths about the Kansas College and
Career Ready Standards, discusses the use of student
performance for teacher evaluation, shares information
about the changes in state assessments and district
accreditation, and provides ideas on how you might
support your local schools.
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NEW!Standards for Professional Learning
Learning Forward recently released the newly revised Standards for
Professional Learning, the third iteration of standards outlining the
characteristics of professional learning that lead to effective
teaching practices, supportive leadership, and improved student
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