It’s not recent news that great teachers help create great students. A well informed and inspired teacher is sure to influence a student’s achievement. Therefore, it is critical for school districts to pay close attention to how they train and support both new and seasoned teachers. In an ever changing world as we have today, DSD Director of staff development, is the key.
Even those educators with years of experience tend to fall into a rut. It’s natural human instinct to stagnate. A refresher course or learning something new can benefit all teachers, whether their focus is the refinement of content area teaching skills or moving into a new area of study. Three of the most beneficial staff development offerings are Literacy Workshops, Six Traits of Writing and Special Education Director of staff development certification California workshops. Literacy workshops are an essential component of 21st century success. The future of a child depends highly on learning to read and write. Lacking these skills will put a burden on our future as a society when these individuals remain unemployed, homeless, and/or unable to contribute to society. Literacy is not just an issue in our country, it exists worldwide. Literacy workshops provide teachers with effective strategies to monitor children’s progress with information and tools for quick and meaningful assessment of a student’s knowledge and abilities. Additionally, literacy workshops increase teacher knowledge of balanced literacy activities as well as create techniques designed to accelerate student acquisition of reading and writing skills.