Back to Educational Leadership November 2018 When Teachers Lead Their Own Learning
When Teachers Lead Their Own Learning
Volume 76, Number 3
TABLE OF CONTENTS
12 Learning Together, Learning on Their Own
Professional learning experiences that are both shared and personalized empower teachers.
20 Escape from the Zero-Learning Zone
Why do we resist new learning opportunities, and what can we do about it?
28 How Teachers Around the World Learn
In many countries, teacher-led professional learning is increasingly the norm.
36 An Insider’s Perspective on Transforming PD
Brian K. Jones
An instructional coach on breathing new life into school PD programs.
44 Secrets of the Edu-Twitter Influencers
Six social media stars share advice for developing online professional learning networks.
50 Spreading the Practice of Video Reflection
Steven Lamkin and Todd Nesloney
Two principals on cultivating teacher-led video reflection for professional growth. Plus: What’s video-stimulated recall?
56 Rural Teachers Forging New Bonds—and New Solutions
Cynthia Johnston, Min Jung Kim, Karen Martin, Mark Martin, Dennis Shirley, and Chris Spriggs
To counteract professional isolation, rural educators are forming collaborative networks across states.
64 Making Teacher Teams Work
To make an impact on learning, teacher data-inquiry teams need the right kinds of support.
72 Choose Your Own Adventure: Action Research for PD
Stephanie Dodman, Emma Zuidema, and Amy Kleiman
Delving into their own questions can help teachers take ownership of their practice.
78 Using Our Best Resources—Each Other
Kathleen Boyce, Peter Rattien, and Cristina Vildostegui-Cerra
How a PD partnership between two schools created a new dynamic for teacher learning.
7 Reader’s Guide/Redefining Teacher Learning for a New Era
82 Show & Tell: A Video Column/Let’s Get Jigsaw Right
Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey
Will the real jigsaw strategy please step forward?
84 Leading Together/Educating Ourselves for Equity
Jill Harrison Berg
Learning our way to more equitable schools.
86 Confronting Inequity/Leveraging Teacher Knowledge
Teachers shouldn’t be mere “conduits of policy.”
88 One to Grow On/Help Teachers Become Master Learners
Carol Ann Tomlinson
Professional development needs greater clarity and vision.
90 Policy Priorities/Teachers Get Political
Teachers running for office is the next step in education advocacy.
4 Readers React
87 Index to Advertisers
93 Tell Me About
Readers reflect on taking charge of their professional learning.
95 ASCD Community in Action
96 EL Takeaways
Teacher Learning through a New Lens
EL ONLINE EXCLUSIVES
Take a Praise Walk!
Barbara E. Phillips
One district’s strategy to encourage teachers to open their classroom doors to colleagues.
Video-Stimulated Recall: Aiding Teacher Practice
Guided video-review sessions can help teachers take control of their learning.
VIDEO: When Teachers Take the Lead
Jill Harrison Berg,?leadership coach and author of Leading in Sync (ASCD, 2018), discusses?how to support teacher-led PD and improve the work of PLCs.