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Professional Learning

Professional Learning

Author: Jody Waltman

In this lesson, students will examine teachers and professional learning, characteristics of professinal learning and models of learning.

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Notes on "Professional Learning"

(00:00 - 00:31) Introduction

(00:32 - 02:10) Teachers and Professional Learning

(02:11 - 02:59) Characteristics of Successful Professional Learning

(03:00 - 03:37) Introduction to Professional Learning Models

(03:38 - 04:28) PLC

(04:29 - 05:09) Learning Partners/Critical Friends

(05:10 - 06:08) Study Group/Network

(06:09 - 07:07) Coaching

(07:08 - 07:45) Mentoring

(07:46 - 08:21) Stop and Reflect

Additional Resources

17 Tips To Motivate Adult Learners

This article by Christopher Pappas offers strategies for designing professional learning opportunities for adults.

Teaching the Teachers: At a Glance

Research indicates that effective professional development needs to occur over time, be supported by coaching, be connected to the teacher's content, and occur within the context of professional learning communities.