Deeper Learning—for Teachers

By Andrew Miller
February 23, 2017

This article discusses project-based learning for teacher professional development. It details the PD project conducted by teachers and coaching teams at Puxi Middle School in Shanghai, China. Together they worked to develop a shared curriculum and better align content with standards. The author shares how they developed protocols to improve units, projects, and performance tasks in their classrooms. He also looks at the ways teachers shared work with each other and built culture through resources such as this video:

Building Culture by Building Practice, developed by the coaching team at Puxi Middle School in Shanghai.

This article is a practical tool to help school leaders and educators rethink their professional development opportunities and offers valuable details on how to make PD more engaging and personalized.

Source Organization: Edutopia

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