“According to Gallup, the factors of engagement, relationships, collaboration, hope, and trust are essential for learning and high performance. This is true not only for students, but also for teachers,” writes Hayes Mizell, Distinguished Senior Fellow at Learning Forward, in a short blogpost.
Mr. Mizell continues by identifying three ways to build trust for professional learning: engage teachers in authentic dialogue about their learning needs; organize professional learning that teachers experience as appropriate and helpful and; support teachers’ application of the new knowledge, skills, and behaviors they develop through professional learning.
The Institute for Excellence in Education’s Pat Benson — who identifies Hayes Mizell as being one of her favorite authors — says the blogpost is “especially good for administrators.”
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