According to research from the Center for Public Education, “one-and-done” professional development sessions for teachers simply don't work. With new standards rolling out every year, a one-class-covers-all approach just won’t cut it anymore. Educators aren’t that different from their students when it comes to their learning, so why should they be expected to learn everything at once instead of gradually, as they hope their students can?

Ongoing professional learning opportunities that provide teachers with constant access to support through continually improving online and offline resources are essential for truly effective instruction.

However, many of us still get stuck when attempting to...

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  • About the Author:

    Carrie Drake is a Curriculum and Training Specialist at Reading Horizons. She can be reached at carrie.drake@readinghorizons.com.