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NET for teachers

Standards for Staff Development
www.nsdc.org/standards
1. context
  • learning communities
  • leadership
  • resources

2. Process
  • data-driven
  • evaluation
  • design
  • research-based
  • learning
  • collaboration

3. Content
  • equity
  • quality teaching
  • family involvement

Types of Professional Training
1. Group Training
large
small
2. Individualized Learning
exploration
3. Collaborative
examination
analysis
mentoring
peer coaching
study groups
group planning
group sharing
critical peers
4. Inquiry / Action Research
small group reflection
systematic

Best Practices Needs to be:
1. connected
  • district priorities
  • classroom / teacher needs -- LISTEN
2. differentation -- ACOT Stages of Adoption
  • entry
  • adoption
  • adaptation
  • appropriateion
  • invention
3. collaborative
4. sustained and applied