Yep, if you work at a school with a growth mindset, you will always be reminded that a teacher is a learner first and foremost and, therefore, will always be challenged to improve not only their content knowledge but also their pedagogy. In this type of school, in-house professional development workshops will be mandatory and there will be competition to see who can generate the highest turn-out for workshops.
|Do you do things because that is how they have always been done?|
- choose to be the valedictorian of summer school (aka "the biggest fish in a small pond") or
- embrace the web and create your own personal learning network (PLN).