Draw on collective expertise and energy through collaborative teaching and planning, collegial support, and team development.
- The triad model of peer coaching takes advantage of a powerful professional learning resource available to teachers—their colleagues.
- Lesson study helps teachers improve by focusing on collaboratively planning and revising a single lesson.
- Recognize your favorite teacher with these sweets-themed cards.
- Having staff stand for meetings keeps them quick—15 minutes, max—and efficient.
- Teacher candidates at the University of Wyoming Lab School co-teach with veterans to learn about planning, instruction, and assessment.
- Strategies tailored to the special challenges teachers face when they work together in the classroom.
- Find that person who challenges, advises, and celebrates you—and be that person for someone else.
- Working in small teams, high school teachers offer each other support and feedback for improving in their work.
- Regular peer-to-peer observations—with a focus on learning, not evaluation—fosters a culture of growth and safety for teachers.
- By regularly reviewing students’ behavior and learning as a team, teachers can ensure that every student is seen, supported, and celebrated.
- Transformational teachers share best practices, build mentoring relationships, observe their peers, keep things fresh, model their subject's usefulness, and demonstrate caring beyond what they teach.
- A school-based professional learning community (PLC) is well structured to enhance all aspects of project-based learning.
- A Connecticut superintendent put teachers and students at the forefront of all decisions and transformed a district.
- Special education teachers have valuable insights to share with their peers about patience, empathy, working with parents, and more.
- Ten ways to work with your highly trained colleagues in the library to enhance literacy instruction.