It may seem strange to say that professional development—educators going to workshops and conferences, and taking courses—bears little relationship to classroom and school improvement. Similarly teachers toiling away as individuals do not add up to school or system success. What really counts is what happens ‘in between workshops’ or what Fullan calls learning is the work.
To learn more, view this short video and read the Learning is the Work PDF below.
This is topic video 19 of 22.
Topic video 20 will be posted June 11.