Do U.S. Teachers Learn from One Another? Infographic
Teachers’ access to professional learning supports varies widely around the world. According to the 2013 Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS), access to opportunities for collaboration, barriers to professional development, and sources of feedback look different in the United States compared to what other countries offer. In a three-part series, we explore these differences.
Teacher-to-Teacher Supports: Opportunities for Teacher Collaboration
U.S. teachers have less access to teacher-to-teacher supports through opportunities for collaboration. Research has shown that ongoing teacher collaboration activities and professional learning communities lead to improved instructional capacity and higher academic achievement.