School Improvement Network and Wavelength Have Partnered to Bring a New Approach to Teacher Professional Development

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SINET and Wavelength explore teacher training from a different angle.

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We are excited to incorporate Wavelength’s fresh approach to teacher training to our continually expanding and diversifying content in PD 360.

School Improvement Network is now bringing a comedic approach in professional development to PD 360 with new videos featuring Wavelength, the performing group that “communicates through comedy.”

Performing for over a million people and featured at numerous education conferences, Wavelength is known for its comedic focus on the serious issues in education. School Improvement Network has taken that focus and provided a way for members of the PD 360 community to benefit from the unique content Wavelength provides.

Vice president of School Improvement Network, Cory Linton, said, “We are excited to incorporate Wavelength’s fresh approach to teacher training to our continually expanding and diversifying content in PD 360.”

About School Improvement Network
Founded in 1991 by teachers, the School Improvement Network provides comprehensive, research-based professional development anytime, anywhere. As the home of The Video Journal of Education, PD 360, and the Learning 360 Framework, School Improvement Network resources focus on the most relevant topics, feature the top experts, and show educators how to put theory into practice. The School Improvement Network works with thousands of schools and districts in every state and around the world and has visited over 3,000 classrooms to document best practices in action. Learn more at http://www.schoolimprovement.com.

About PD 360 • Practical, Scalable, Measurable
PD 360 is the leading on-demand professional learning resource for schools and districts. Over 700,000 verified educators subscribe to PD 360. Teachers, administrators, professional learning communities, coaches, mentors, instructional leaders, and paraprofessionals have available at their fingertips hundreds of indexed and searchable video segments that present real, best-practice classroom examples and feature respected education experts, such as Michael Fullan, Rick DuFour, Doug Reeves, Rick Stiggins, and many others. Educators can instantly find the help they need on nearly every topic, including differentiation, assessment, English language learners, leadership, and more. PD 360 can also be used to create a structured learning experience for an individual teacher, a PLC, or even an entire school. PD 360 bridges the gap between training and classroom implementation with job-embedded follow-up, tracking, and reflection tools. PD 360 gives educators access to an online community of teaching professionals that allows interaction and collaboration either within a district or across the United States and the world. PD 360 includes over 1,400 research-based video learning segments and is the most comprehensive web-based library of professional development resources available. See a demonstration at http://www.pd360.com.

About Wavelength
Wavelength was created in 1980 by Jim Winter, a former high school English teacher, after sitting through one too many boring staff development days. Since then, Wavelength has won acclaim from audiences around the world for its comedic focus on the serious issues in education. Featuring a diverse cast of actors and educators, Wavelength uses the research-based benefits of humor, laughter and improvisation to train, motivate and inspire educational professionals. USA Today has called Wavelength "the link between learning and laughter," and the Journal of Staff Development wrote that "Wavelength has perfected the art of teaching teachers through the use of humor." For information about live keynotes, dynamic interactive workshops or training DVDs go to http://www.wavelengthinc.com.    

School Improvement Network, PD 360, and their respective logos are trademarks of the School Improvement Network. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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Duane Sprague
School Improvement Network
801-937-9233    
duane(dot)sprague(at)schoolimprovement(dot)com

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