- Status of Professional Learning A multi-phase research initiative by Learning Forward (formerly the National Staff Development Council) and Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education aims to measure the effectiveness of professional learning in the United States.
- Collective Learning Improves Teacher Practice While many forms of professional learning may lead to improved knowledge and skills for adults, only the learning community offers a structure, process, and product that lead to systematic continuous improvement for both educators and students.
- National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality has produced reports on systemic approaches to effective professional learning:
- Generating Teaching Effectiveness: The Role of Job-Embedded Professional Development
- Linking Teacher Evaluation to Professional Development: Focusing on Improving Teaching and Learning
- Toward the Effective Teaching of New College- and Career-Ready Standards: Making Professional Learning Systemic
- High Quality Development for All Teachers
- Job-Embedded Professional Development
- Professional Development Resources for the Common Core
International professional membership organization of learning leaders Learning Forward has produced a number of resources to support Common Core implementation.
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