Staff Development vs. Professional Learning

Teachers across the world are required each year to complete a specific number of hours of “professional” or “staff development.” Many times they are all funneled into a single room where they everyone is presented with the same topic, strategy, or technology tool. This is a very over generalized way to help educators to grow […]

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Wins and Losses w/Phil Strunk

Today‚Äôs episode features Phil Strunk (@MrPStrunk). Phil is a 7th grade social studies teacher at Johnson-Williams Middle School in Berryville, VA. He is also the host of the Wins and Losses podcast ( and founder of the #waledchat on Twitter. Phil, despite being early in his career, has a tremendous grasp on reflection as a […]

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