What are teachers walking away from a program with? Here's what the research says.
Assessment of teachers’ gains across multiple historic site-based professional development programs
Monticello and Mount Vernon programs were assessed together in an evaluation that gleaned encouraging, actionable takeaways.
Providing Teachers With What They Need: Re-thinking Historic Site-based Professional Development After Small-scale Assessment
Getting the most out of a small program and limited resources, according to the research.
Teaching Teachers Onsite: Using Evaluation to Develop Effective Professional Development Programs
A first look at the changes made at Monticello based on our research.
Understanding what teachers gain from professional development at historic sites
Who are teachers as learners, and how can museums best support them? Here's what evaluation taught us.
How Q Methodology Works
Leeds Metropolitan Quick-Q Animation: Q methodology is a technique for modelling viewpoints that was developed by William Stephenson (1902-1989). This animation provides a short non-technical introduction to the methodology, outlining the different stages involved in conducting a Q study. The animation was funded by the UK Higher Education Academy, as part of the National Teaching Fellow ‘Assessing Students at Masters…