Professional Learning: Language Matters

We hear a lot about training teachers and rewarding them when they perform well. Sounds like something people say about the family dog doesn’t it? “Max was great at his training today! He’s getting extra peanut butter in his kong ...

Extend your Shared Inquiry Expertise with Virtual Coaching

Leading effective classroom discussions requires a mixture of planning and spontaneity. Teachers must prepare complex texts, express their natural curiosity about what they read, and formulate questions based on the ideas of their ...

Education Talk Radio: ASCD on Hiring Great Teachers

Featuring Dr. Jennifer Hindman, Assistant Director of The School University Research Network at The College of William and Mary, and co-author of The Teacher Quality Index: A Protocol for Teacher Selection (ASCD, 2006) & ...

Bringing “light, courage, and confidence” to teachers in China

We often receive enthusiastic letters from teachers new to Shared Inquiry™, but a recent letter to Susan Galbraith, one of our professional learning consultants, is our new favorite. “Susan’s ideas gave me a big shock,” wrote Moo ...