In Stage 1, we heard that watching a video by itself isn’t often helpful.
Meet Up Groups are a great way to engage teachers and to better meet and address their individual professional development needs.
Meet Up Groups encourage teachers to take more iniative in the classroom and to seek out ways to grow and develop professionally.
Teachers are surveyed to determine their greatest area of instructional need . Meet up groups are organized by subject matter or grade level , based on similar needs . Teachers create a personal professional development plan to track their own growth. Teachers can be be provided with an opportunity to receive professional learning units as an incentive .