It is time to change the way schools approach professional development, elementary-school principal Peter DeWitt writes in this blog post. DeWitt cites author Jim Knight, who supports a collaborative, partner-driven approach that includes involvement from all stakeholders and the empowerment of teachers, who have a choice in what they are learning. It also gives time for reflection and dialogue.
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