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Working Group
Update

April 2019

A Note from Allyce

I hope you’re enjoying the much-needed sunshine! This month’s newsletter features a few familiar faces sharing some great ideas for workgroup projects. I would love to get your input on these project pitches in preparation for our May workgroup meeting (make sure you complete the doodle poll). As always, feel free to drop me a line!

Best,

Allyce Pinchback
PD Working Group Lead
Remake Learning
pd@remakelearning.org

Working Group Happenings

Working Group Meeting

Time to schedule our next workgroup meeting! Please complete the doodle poll with your availability.
 

Deepening Our Work

I would love to hear from a few more of you about our workgroup project. Please take a few minutes to fill out the survey. For a little more context, check out these YouTube videos with workgroup members sharing their best thinking around the project ideas.

Opportunities & Resources

Sector Research

New study pushes Pa. to embrace trauma-informed education

Research suggests that about half of the county’s children experience at least one traumatic event before the age of 17. While school districts across the country are becoming more aware of how these traumas can affect learning, there’s been little concrete policy on the state or federal level for how schools should prepare. A new study from the nonprofit Research for Action highlights “promising models” nationwide and calls on state lawmakers to implement a comprehensive approach in Pennsylvania.

Read more

iNACOL Webinar

Implementing the Future of Educator Learning

April 15 at 3 pm. Register now!

Register
 

Webisodes

Ignite My Future in School

Experience the pillars of Ignite My Future In School through a dynamic new webisode series. Each online event is designed to build confidence and understanding around key areas supporting computational thinking and transdisciplinary education. Register now to join LIVE.

Register

Article

Widening the Lens: A Conversation with Beverly Daniel Tatum

Educators need to ensure that students of color see themselves as part of the picture, says the renowned psychologist and author.

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Article

These Students Are Doing PD With Their Teachers. Their Feedback Is Candid

A Des Moines high school is working to elevate student voice, cultural relevancy, and inclusivity in the classroom through joint professional development sessions with students, teachers, and administrators.

Read more

Video

California’s Instructional Leadership Corps

This video shares the story of how a professional development model of teachers teaching teachers has taken root in Yuba City, CA.

Watch

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