The test is outdated and there is no evidence that it contributes to more effective instruction.
Scores rose 8 points after teachers took a course designed to improve their own knowledge.
The current era of discipline reform in California is putting greater emphasis on an aspect of teaching that has long gotten the short shrift in teacher credentialing programs.
Kate Gerson trains teachers to change their practices and to use standards-aligned curriculum materials to provide rigorous lessons to all students.
High-quality training in the new science standards needs to be a priority for districts in 2018, some leading educators say.
Culture shift included schoolwide writing, comprehensive teacher training, teambuilding, new classes, and stressing importance of standardized tests.
Torrance Unified has trained nearly all its teachers and introduced Next Generation Science Standards to all 24,000 students
Summit Public Schools creates the first teacher residency training program for personalized learning.
Gabriela Orozco Gonzalez, a teacher in the Los Angeles area, discusses Common Core lessons, teacher collaboration, testing and educating English learners.
As districts expand bilingual programs, they're ramping up training so teachers who speak Spanish can teach Common Core and standards for English learners.
The Learning Policy Institute recommends teachers' professional development programs focus tightly on classroom subjects, allow for collaboration and provide lots of coaching.
The Trump Administration has proposed eliminating Title II teacher training programs in 2017-18.
Teacher support and high-quality materials are key, according to a new report.
Teaching teachers how to develop their own social and emotional skills is the first step to helping students, according to a new report.
Not enough teachers are signing up for the program.