What say you: Teachers want more time for collaboration

Toby MetcalfToby Metcalf Administrator, Team BoomWriter admin

Good day teachers,
I would love to know your thoughts about this article in Education Drive.

Less than a third of teachers say they feel like they have enough time to collaborate with their peers, according to the newly released results of a RAND Corp. survey.

Teachers are least likely to have opportunities to observe their peers, with 44% responding that they never visit other teachers’ classrooms to gather ideas for their own instruction.

The researchers recommend that states and districts increase opportunities for collaboration, especially in high-poverty schools. “This will require buy-in from principals, who should see their support for teacher collaboration as a part of their role as instructional leaders,” they write.

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