Professional Development for Educators: Benefits & Types

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When should a teacher consider professional development?

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1. What is a benefit of professional development?

2. Which is NOT a good source for professional development ideas and resources?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of educator professional development. Some of the material you'll be quizzed on includes identifying the positive benefits of professional development as well as the expected outcomes from personal or district-directed professional development.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Time when a teacher should consider professional development
  • Positive benefits of professional development
  • Best sources for professional development ideas and resources
  • Professional development types
  • Expected outcomes from personal or district-directed professional development

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on professional development for educators
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the best sources for professional development ideas and resources and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the expected outcomes from personal or district-directed professional development
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the types of professional development available to educators and the positive benefits of those opportunities

Additional Learning

To learn more about professional development opportunities for educators, review the lesson called Professional Development for Educators: Benefits & Types. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Relate three benefits of professional development opportunities for educators
  • Know at least two formal and two informal strategies for educators seeking professional development
  • Explain the seven step process an educator needs to go through when looking for professional development
  • Understand the purpose of professional development for educators
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