Three Lessons Learned from the Pandemic about Professional Learning

By Elizabeth Foster, Judy Newhouse, and Isabel Sawyer The global COVID-19 crisis has not only had a huge impact on student learning but on teacher learning. “Teachers are education’s first responders,” mathematician John Ewing wrote recently in Forbes, and we are learning every day how to respond even more effectively. What have we learned during

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As COVID-19 Budget Cuts Loom, Relevance of School Librarians Put to the Test

By Cayla Bamberger, Claire Bryan, Jessica Campbell, and Anya Schultz From California to Pennsylvania, school librarians are on edge as district and school leaders across the country seek ways to cut back expenses amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “Each day, we kind of hold our breath,” said Debra Kachel, a researcher and advocate for the

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