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The Alabama Best Practices Center works to help teachers and administrators develop the competence, commitment, and courage to do whatever it takes to improve student learning.




Helping Teachers at Every Stage Build Their Capacity to Reflect

As cognitive scientist David Perkins reminds us: If you don’t think, you don’t learn. It is the ongoing reflection by a teacher about their practice that results in improvement. In Creating a Culture of Reflective Practice, Cathy Gassenheimer writes, Pete Hall and Alisa Simeral show us how to build this reflective capacity schoolwide.

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Live Tweeting from LF 2018: Jim Knight, Athens City and Other Highlights

This week ABPC’s Cathy Gassenheimer (@cathygassenheim) tweeted live from the Learning Forward Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas. We’ve been curating some of Cathy’s tweets along with other tweets from Alabama educators who attended the premiere professional learning annual event. In this post, we share some final highlights.

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