Professional Learning Suite (website)
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For teachers, finding effective, convenient, and affordable professional development courses can be difficult. Now, Teachscape's Professional Learning Suite provides powerful research-based learning resources, combined with the publishing and collaboration tools of the Teachscape XL platform.
Winner of the 16th Annual EDDIE Awards category: Teacher Tools - Professional Development Website, Professional Learning Suite offers the kind of personalized, just-in-time, authentic courses teachers must have, in a user-friendly format even computer neophytes can navigate. In the Teacher Support Series, courses include Effective Instructional Strategies Series, New Teacher Support Series, English Language Learner Series, The Literacy Series, The Mathematics Series, Science Series, and Early Education - so any educator, from the beginner to the veteran Science teacher, can obtain expert advice, view interesting topics, lively videos, exercises and more, when and where they choose.
Each course offers an Overview, a Getting Started activity, Video Demonstrations, a Learn About and Reflect On It section, Strategies in Action, Using Strategies, and over 10,000 Resources which can be viewed in any order using the simple navigation bar which is always visible. A collaboration option allows teachers to share self-created videos of teaching demonstrations, post student work, or brainstorm lesson plans with other teachers.
Professional Learning Suite is a valuable addition to any teacher's toolkit.