You’re not in Hollywood, so you can’t rely on flowery speeches to motivate your people to grow. It requires smart, intentional planning to achieve those goals. Fortunately, it’s a pretty simple formula for what it takes on your part as an administrator to help your teachers grow. Let’s take a look at 3 simple tips to help your teachers achieve lasting professional growth.Read More
We realize that most current professional development offerings aren’t working, and we’re here to change that. Let’s finally make a change to how we offer professional development and do what our teachers are desperately needing.Read More
Are you tired of your professional development not resulting in the changes you expect? By thinking through these three points, you will be able to take your professional development from unengaging to awesome.Read More
If you continuously learn yet plan your new ideas accordingly, your teachers will love you for the consistency, thoughtfulness, and dedication to sticking with your current plan.
Give yourself permission to say "no" to your own best-ever ideas.Read More
No matter how much you plan and how perfect you think your professional development is, be sure that you are keeping in mind your goals. If you are planning for growth of your teachers, let’s set them up for success from the beginning by following these four strategies.Read More
The findings from the project were compiled independently by the Rand Corporation and came to 3 startling conclusions: 1) teacher evaluations did not lead to improved student achievement and 2) teacher evaluations did not lead to improved teacher effectiveness and 3) teacher evaluations did not improve the retention rate of effective teachers.Read More
All content is offered through the iAspire Assistant and is curated, research-based, and actionable. Teachers can start implementing the coaching immediately, and various types of media, including videos, articles, and websites, are used to help the teacher gain the skillet, mindset, and heartset to make an even bigger impact in their classroom.Read More
If you use these 6 best practices to guide professional growth goals, you’ll join the 8% of people who set and achieve their goals!
“If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” - Yogi BerraRead More
It does take purpose, planning, practice, and time to provide meaningful feedback. However, there are very few things that make as big or bigger of an impact on teaching, and therefore student learning, than helping teachers grow.Read More