Teacher leader designs and facilitates active-learning professional learning experiences for teachers.
This study examines the effects of different characteristics of professional development on teacher learning and finds that one of the three core features of effective professional development experiences is the opportunity for active learning (Garet, Porter, Desimone, Birman, Yoon, 2001).
A study of the review of the literature about active learning found support for all forms of active learning examined. (Prince, 2004)
In a report analyzing instructional approaches where college educators used traditional methods and active learning methods, data revealed that students perceived greater learning gains after actively learning content compared to covering the same content through traditional methods. (Bonwell, Eison, 1991)
To earn this micro-credential, you must receive a passing evaluation for Parts 1 and 3 and a “Yes” for Part 2.
Please submit several artifacts that were created while developing and facilitating active professional learning (such as links to writing, audio, images, video, or other products) including such items as:
Provide a reflection on your experience, using the following questions as guidance:
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