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- Professional Development Opinion What's the Best Professional-Development Advice? Teachers and Students Have Their SayBecoming a better teacher starts with being respectful and using common sense.Professional Development Video What is LETRS? How One PD Program is Dominating ‘Science of Reading’ EffortsA professional development program based on the science of reading has exploded in popularity, but does it work?Professional Development Shark Teeth, Steinbeck, and More: Teachers Use Summer to Deepen Their Own LearningSummer enrichment programs provide opportunities for teachers to bring new perspectives to lessons—and many are free.Professional Development Principal Prep and PD: What Works and What's Being Left OutDecades of research has clarified what effective principals need to know and where training programs succeed or lag.Professional Development Opinion Want Successful Professional Development? Try Promoting CuriositySome hallmarks of fruitful PD include partnering with colleagues and asking students to take part.Professional Development Opinion The Importance of 'Learner-Centered' Professional DevelopmentThe best PD sessions help teachers learn by doing and steer clear of sit-and-get presentations.Professional Development Opinion Professional Development Doesn't Have to Be Boring and PainfulStudents and subject-matter experts offer some of the best professional development.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.As the US continues to become more diverse, school leaders are standing firm in their commitments to create inclusive learning environments...Professional Development Opinion Education Might Be Awash in Jargon, But Don’t Ignore ‘Pracademia’The term may help bridge the gap between research and its impact on student achievement.Professional Development 'Ambassadors of Hope': Why Past Leaders Lean on Their Fellow HonoreesFormer Leaders To Learn From say they've relied on their fellow honorees for inspiration, support, and new insights during the pandemic.