Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Educational Links 10/17/19

Four Ways Teachers Can Support Students of Color

Seattle Schools Lead Controversial Push to 'Rehumanize' Math

Governor vetoes bill to give California teachers paid maternity leave

The Real Hero of the School? The Custodian

Autism doesn't have to be viewed as a disability or disorder

How To Avoid Pointless Professional Development

We’ve all been there. Professional Development that felt pointless and left us wondering why we were there. It might have been because the person(s) facilitating the learning was not very good or the topic was actually just something that could have been included in an email and that is truly frustrating. But what about those instances where the topic or the person is actually good but you just don’t feel like you need to be there? Misaligned PD can lead to wasted hours, burned out teachers and lack of progress towards the goal of improving the quality of the teaching and learning.

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