What are teachers walking away from a program with? Here's what the research says.
Category: Understanding Teachers
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.
A Brave Space – Poem & Instructions
A great way to kick off any collaborative, discussion based cohort.
Program Outcomes: Monticello
Aligning a program with museum priorities, teacher needs, and content take careful consideration.
Pyramid of Teacher Engagement: Monticello
When, where, and how do you hope teachers will interact with your museum? Look at scope and reach.