Acton, MA (PRWEB) December 07, 2011
Research for Better Teaching, Inc. (RBT - http://www.RBTeach.com), an established professional development organization for educators with focus on sustainable school improvement, has announced that Research for Better Teaching representatives presented as part of the company’s Skillful Data Use(sm) initiative at the Learning Forward 2011 Annual Conference “Capture the Magic” December 3 to 7 in Anaheim, California.
RBT led the following sessions within the “Impact” strand of the conference that examined the link between professional learning and student achievement:
“RBT’s Skillful Data Use initiative focuses developing high-functioning Data Teams and Data Coaches essential to improving teaching and student results. Participating in the Learning Forward conference was a great opportunity to share our experiences with educators from across the country and to further our own learning as well,” commented Nancy Love, RBT program director.
Learning Forward is a nonprofit, international association of learning educators focused on increasing student achievement through more effective professional development. The association provides education leaders the connections, tools, learning opportunities, and resources they need to understand and implement effective professional learning in their schools, including the Learning Forward 2011 Annual Conference.
About Research for Better Teaching, Inc. (RBT)
Research for Better Teaching, Inc. is an established professional development organization for educators offering nationally recognized programs to school districts for administrators, teachers, and coaches. RBT prides itself in being a partner with the educational community in supporting sustainable school improvement. Established in 1979 by Jon Saphier, RBT has been leading the way for improved skills for teachers and furthering the mission to provide quality education. Programs, publications and consulting focus on building in-house professional development to ensure skillful teaching, developing teacher evaluation systems, training data coaches and data teams, and developing leadership skills for strong school cultures. RBT is headquartered in Acton, Massachusetts, outside of Boston.
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