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Every educator engages in effective professional learning
every day so that every student achieves.
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October 9, 2014

LFVA Invites you to support the work and conversations of teams with...

Jennifer Abrams

Jennifer Abrams

Sheraton Park South Hotel
9901 Midlothian Turnpike
Richmond, Virginia 23235

Using Discussion and Reflection Protocols to Support Professional Learning

The use of protocols for professional learning can be extremely helpful in optimizing professional learning time. So much can be said and heard in a shorter time when parameters and structures are used to support powerful collaborative discussion.


June 2, 2014

LF Maryland Presents:

Frederick Brown

Frederick Brown

Director of Strategy and Development, Learning Forward

Carver Professional Development Center
Anne Arundel County
Public Schools
2671 Carver Road
Gambrills, MD 21054

Building a Learning School: How to Increase Teacher Leadership for Student Achievement

A Professional Development Opportunity for Administrators, Central Office Staff, and School-Based Teacher Leaders.

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Every educator engages in effective professional learning every day so that every student achieves.

The Standard's Brief is a regular feature of the Learning Forward Virginia website. In each brief, we will describe and provide resources for additional learning on one of the seven Standards for Professional Learning. The first brief will provide an overview of the Standards for Professional Learning.

As we continue our conversation about the New Standards for Professional Learning, let's consider core concepts. Each of our new professional learning standards has four core concepts – educator, effectiveness, results, and all students embedded in the stem, or beginning of each of the standards. For example, more...

NEW! Get the lastest Standards Brief: Outcomes

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Announcing the interactive iPad version of Standards for Professional Learning!

interactive iPad version of Standards for Professional Learning

Learning Forward has taken the Standards for Professional Learning and added more than 50 interactive tools and videos that will help you build your mastery of the standards and then share them with others. Now available on the iBookstore for only $24.99!

Digital extras take you from theory to practice

-- Watch the standards come to life as practitioners share how they apply the standards in thier own work.

21st century learning for 21st century practitioners

-- Share your notes and highlighted passages through your favorite social channels.
-- Interactive tools make abstract concepts easy to understand and share!
-- Learning Forward had gathered the best of our tools for implementing the standards and included them as PDFs that you can email, print, or share!

It's all right here at your fingertips, so no matter where you go, Learning Forward is there to support you.

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Summer Institute 2014

Come to Chicago July 17-20 for an institute that will strengthen your commitment to implementing collaborative professional learning that gets results for teachers and students. Read more...

updated on: 04.11.2014
Other UPCOMING Webinars!
Join leaders in the field for webinars focused on key topics affecting today's professional learning leaders.

April 17 – Working with Third-Party Providers
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April 24 – Finding Time and Resources for Professional Learning
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May 1 – Change Leadership
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May 8 – Powerful Learning Designs
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May 15 – Monitoring Implementation of Common Core (coming soon.)
May 22 – Giving and Receiving Feedback
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May 29 – Professional Learning Policy Review
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updated on: 04.01.2014
Leading for Learning Conference was a Huge Success!
Rick and Becky DuFour
Rick and Becky DuFour
March 13-14, 2014

Conference Summary:
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posted on: 03.19.2014
Testing in Our Schools...Don't Throw the Baby Out with the Bathwater
by: Lillie G. Jessie
CEO/President of High Expectation Learning Institute

Lillie G. JessieTesting for testing sake is a waste of time but testing that provides insight into how and what students need to learn and how they are responding in the learning environment is critical.

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posted on: 03.04.2014
Attention all Teachers and Parents!
Glennon Doyle Melton's raw, witty and relatable storytelling inspires hundreds of thousands of readers and unites an online community in unprecedented engagement and connection.

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posted on: 03.04.2014
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