Talking about teaching

A full day of discussions on the directions of education and the challenges in providing K – 12 schooling. The morning began with a round table meeting with members of Learning and Teaching Scotland. Margaret Alcorn,  Laurie O’Donnell, John Connell, Catriona Oates, Frank Crawford from HMIe and others talked through a ranges of concerns and … More Talking about teaching

From PD to PL

Is there a fundamental difference between professional development and professional learning?  Can teachers be doing PD and teaching at the same time? If we define professional development as a one-off activity that takes place outside of classrooms, the answer is no. Professional development is a remnant of the 20th century when perfecting routines and tasks … More From PD to PL