Professional development is an important component to the success of any school. In order to stay current, it is of great importance to know what’s happening outside your microcosm. Learning from and listening to colleagues who are experts in the field of instruction, curricula and pedagogy, provide benchmarks by which to evaluate student performance and programming.
The faculty and staff experienced a real treat prior to the first day of school when Mr. Peter Dry, Dean of Innovation and Academics at Principia, lead our workshop. I had the pleasure of first connecting with Peter last winter as he led two separate workshops encompassing innovation in schools. Peter focuses on professional development and equipping professionals with the tools to incorporate student-led discovery and authentic learning with an emphasis on entrepreneurial thinking. While at Rohan Woods, Peter... [ Continue Reading ]