Tom Arnett, Research Fellow at the Christensen Institute speaks about the evolution of professional development. He discusses how districts are beginning to personalize professional development, moving away from the “1.0 version of PD” — PD that is one-size-fits-all and may lack relevancy to all teachers. Good PD provides teachers with the chance to “take what they learned, apply it, get feedback, make adjustments, and improve.”
Peter DeWitt features KickUp in his latest Education Week article, citing KickUp as a solution to help administrators and coaches understand, demonstrate, and increase the impact of their professional learning efforts. DeWitt discusses how KickUp helps tighten the feedback loop between the teachers, coaches, and administrators. Read the full article here.