Ineffective PD wastes teacher time, district’ resources, and most importantly, affects student results. In “Teachers’ Skills in the Digital Age and Personalized PD for Teachers,” hosted by and sponsored by 2gnō.me, Lynn Gershman, educator at 2gnō.me, explored issues in PD and the importance of personalizing PD for teachers.

4 Big Challenges to Most PD

According to Gershman, there are four challenges effecting teacher success: 1) Rather than talking about teacher development, we put the cart before the horse by talking about all the things that come after that development, such as evaluations and test scores; 2) We...

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    Meris Stansbury

    Meris Stansbury is the Editorial Director for both eSchool News and eCampus News, and was formerly the Managing Editor of eCampus News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.