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About the Bridging the Gap report series
A Report from the Frontline Research & Learning Institute
Bridging the Gap is a 4-part report series examining professional learning in light of the Every Student Succeeds Act. The report looks at data from over 3.2 million PD enrollments in 203 school systems over 5 years.
- [Infographic]Bridging the Gap by the NumbersAn at-a-glance look at original research comparing professional learning opportunities to criteria in the Every Student Succeeds Act.Continue Reading
- [Report]Part 1: Paving the Pathway from Current Practice to Exemplary Professional LearningA look at ESSA’s definition of effective PD, and a framework to evaluate professional learning through these criteria.Continue Reading
- [Report]Part 2: Sustained & IntensiveWhat % of PD activities took place over an extended period? How many focused on a discreet practice or concept?Continue Reading
- [Report]Part 3: Collaborative & Job-embeddedIs PD collaborative and job-embedded? A look at the data and how several exemplary districts rise to the challenge.Continue Reading
- [Report]Part 4: Data-driven & Classroom-focusedSome good news, some not-so-good: here’s what we can learn about data-driven and classroom-focused PD.Continue Reading
- [WhitePaper]18,000 Reasons to Rethink Professional DevelopmentWith all the resources that are put toward professional learning, can you effectively demonstrate impact in the classroom?Download White Paper
- [eBook]ESSA: Good News or Old News?5 education leaders weigh in on the ESSA definition of effective PD and the state of professional learning today.Download eBook
- [eBook]Flipped Professional LearningA flipped or blended learning model can often work for students… what would it look like for professional development?Download eBook
- [On-Demand Webinar]The Myth of Teacher ApathyAre your teachers engaged in their professional learning? Our 30-minute webinar explores factors in teacher motivation.Watch the webinar
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