The Teacher Practice Networks (TPN) initiative draws on educator expertise to promote powerful teacher-to-teacher professional learning. Find out why 95 percent of teachers coached by TPN teacher leaders report increased self-confidence in their standards-aligned instruction.
Trauma-informed practices boost resilience, promote well-being, and mitigate the effects of trauma. Learn about the fundamental ways teachers can support students who have been affected by trauma, from recognizing and handling fight/flight/freeze responses to social-emotional learning strategies that strengthen self-esteem.
Teachers can get families successfully involved in their children’s education. This brief offers specific, research-based strategies for thoughtful planning and mentoring, and tips for encouraging open communication and modeling high expectations.
Leadership is challenging work and new territory for many teacher leaders. This issue of CenterView discusses how to increase teacher confidence to lead peers by using three important protocols, and it outlines clear structures and processes that support teacher learning.
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