Innovative Teacher Professional Development: PBS Teacherline
International Journal of Instructional Media Volume 32, Number 3, ISSN 0092-1815
Teachers, like other professionals, must stay current with developments in the field and continue to increase their knowledge and skills to remain effective in the classroom. Professional development requires a commitment of time and resources. Schools and districts understand this obligation to support staff development and expect increased student learning in the face of higher standards and graduation requirements. With full daily schedules and pressing workloads, teachers are always looking for better ways to improve their skills and meet the professional requirements of their positions. Internet options for advanced education and professional development are gaining increased attention. One innovative online provider is the PBS TeacherLine. In this article, the author describes the service and sketch advantages of PBS TeacherLine for teachers.
Donlevy, J. (2005). Innovative Teacher Professional Development: PBS Teacherline. International Journal of Instructional Media, 32(3),.