In Stage 1, we heard that watching a video by itself isn’t often helpful.
Instead of doing a "blanket PD", we need to personalize learning for teachers more. We are all in different spots with our journey. It would be wonderful if we could use professional learning videos to watch, learn and then practice in small groups.
The smaller professional learning community makes it more personal and meaningful for me. I am more likely to share my experiences with a smaller, focused group rather than the larger faculty.
Instead of using our faculty meeting time as a whole group professional experience, plan ahead by having teachers chose what they want to learn, or if that is not possible, perhaps a menu of items that are things the school/district is trying to improve. Then, instead of meeting as a large group, break off into smaller groups. In the small groups, I could see us watching the professional video, and taking the next topic or lesson and seeing how it could be implemented. This would be quite practical for me.