How to Make Your PD More Powerful

Biggest Takeaways You Don't Want to Miss:

  • The purpose of feedback is to let someone know how far away they are from your vision, mission, and core values and what ONE thing they need to do next in order to close that gap. 
  • If your PD doesn’t change teacher practice, why are you doing it?
  • If your PD isn’t clearly aligned to your vision, mission, and core values, it is a waste of everyone’s time.
  • If we expect teachers to differentiate for students, why are we not differentiating our PD for them?
  • If you are not clear about how you expect teachers to implement what they learn during PD, you can’t be mad if they don’t. 
The reason we offer PD to our teachers is that we are hoping to provide with support and resources so that they are more effective in the classroom. So why is it that most PD is so ineffective?

In this very practical episode discover the 4 steps you must take to make your PD more useful to teachers and more impactful for students. 

It's time to stop working really hard and seeing very little results from our PD efforts and start offering teachers meaningful PD #LikeABuilder.

Check out these highlights:
  • The first thing you should consider BEFORE you design PD so that you won’t waste people’s time.
  • How to differentiate your PD so that you meet each teacher’s needs.
  • Why the wrong expectations can derail your PD
  • Ways to create built-in feedback so that teachers know whether they are implementing your PD effectively
  • How to create built-in accountability into your PD
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