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Category Archives: professional development

Stepping toward Professional Development

For the next 7 weeks here on Master Teaching, we’re taking steps toward professional development by completing tasks with a mentor. This week, identify and invite a mentor. Then, come back with your mentor next week for step 2.

September 20, 2017 · 3 Comments

A Teacher Support Group

Have you ever participated in a teacher support group? Melissa shares some of the gains from participating in a Teachers English Corner with her colleagues.

May 6, 2017 · 1 Comment

Doing Action Research

Marilyn Lewis tackles a seemingly difficult means of learning teaching–action research–in a way that sounds manageable. Make sure you follow the steps at the end to “Try it out.”

April 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

On Being Observed: an Unexpected Goodness

Do you enjoy being observed? Even if you do–and most people don’t!–are there benefits? Julie Prentice gives us some insight into how observation helps us to learn teaching and more importantly “see” our students.

April 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

6 Reasons to Go Observing

Nicholas Todd follows up on last week’s post with some broad thoughts about observing. His post reads like a TV series with a cliffhanger at the end of each episode. Go ahead and binge watch.

April 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Observing Local Teachers

Scott Gross humorously and thoughtfully leads off our new series on learning teaching. Join us today and over the next few weeks as we learn how to grow as teachers.

April 5, 2017 · 2 Comments

Reflective Teaching Practice

With wisdom from her long years as both teacher and teacher trainer, Marilyn Lewis closes out our series on the building blocks of teaching by talking about reflection.

November 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

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