Professional Development

ASCD

Summary: Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.... Read on...

Association of American Educators

Accredited Author: Association of American Educators

Summary: The Association of American Educators (AAE) is the largest national nonunion professional teachers association, advancing the profession through teacher advocacy and professional development, as well as promoting... Read on...

Eagle Rock School

Summary: Eagle Rock is both a school for high school age students and a professional development center for adults, particularly educators. The school is a year-round, residential, and full-scholarship school that enrolls young... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 1 review Posted in ShowcaseK-12 SchoolsCommunity and Youth Programs

Education for Liberation’s EdLib Lab

Summary: The Education for Liberation Network is a national coalition of teachers, community activists, researchers, youth and parents who believe a good education should teach people, particularly low-income youth and youth of... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 1 review Posted in Action and ChangeLesson Plans and ActivitiesToolsTips and Guides

Expeditionary Learning

Summary: Expeditionary Learning (EL) partners with schools, districts, and charter boards to open new schools and transform existing schools. EL provides school leaders and teachers with professional development, curriculum... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 2 reviews Posted in ShowcaseTeacher EducationThe NetworkOrganizations

National Urban Alliance

Summary: The NUA's mission is to substantiate an irrefutable belief in the capacity of all public school children to achieve the high intellectual performances demanded by our ever changing global community. Our focus is teacher... Read on...

Phi Delta Kappan

Accredited Author: Phi Delta Kappa International

Summary: Phi Delta Kappa International is the premier professional association for educators. For more than 100 years, it has focused its work on the tenets of service, research, and leadership. The Phi Delta Kappan journal is... Read on...

Rethinking Schools’ teaching and curriculum resources

Summary: The leading education journal on social justice issues and progressive pedagogy, Rethinking Schools also offers a great deal of teaching and curriculum resources for teachers and youth workers. You'll find practical... Read on...

Rated: 32121 (3/5), based on 2 reviews Posted in Action and ChangeLesson Plans and Activities

Teacher Leaders Network

Summary: Teacher Leaders Network is a national initiative of the Center for Teaching Quality. TLN is a network of active communities populated by highly accomplished teacher leaders from across the nation who are dedicated to... Read on...

Teaching Tolerance’s Classroom Activities

Summary: Founded in 1991 by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Teaching Tolerance is dedicated to reducing prejudice, improving intergroup relations and supporting equitable school experiences for our nation's children. They... Read on...

Rated: 32121 (3/5), based on 2 reviews Posted in Action and ChangeLesson Plans and Activities

The Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education

Summary: We prepare K-12 school systems and their communities to educate for a sustainable future by inspiring educators and engaging students through meaningful content and learner-centered instruction. We incorporate a whole... Read on...

The Heritage Institute

Summary: The Heritage Institute offers continuing education for teachers, revitalizing the enthusiasm for their calling in the more than 3,000 educators we reach annually. Through workshops, field courses, global travel studies... Read on...

The Institute for Habits of Mind

Summary: We welcome you to the Institute for Habits of Mind. Here you will be joining a network of people who are interested in learning about the Habits of Mind, developing the habits in their workplaces, and seeking... Read on...

Voices From the Classroom: VIVA National Task Force Report

Accredited Author: The VIVA Project

Summary: Classroom teachers from all corners of the United States spent hundreds of hours exploring big-picture policy questions together. After the large group identified ideas for improving personal development, a small group... Read on...

What Matters Most: Teaching For America’s Future

Accredited Author: National Commision on Teaching and America's Future

Summary: Drafted by a panel of educators, policy-makers, researchers, and non-profit leaders, this paper sets out the key role played by teachers in the education process, and presents a series of recommendations to recruit,... Read on...

Why Math is not linear

Accredited Author: Alison Blank

Summary: This is a "Prezi" - an innovative presentation format - from a math teacher talking about how we can change our approach to math education, moving from a linear to a more engaging and personalized method.

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