Wondering how your department can start implementing change? Tired of basing department decisions on teacher anecdotes? Here is some research to get the discussion started. Teachers can read individually and report to the department or each teacher can read all research.
Professional Learning Communities
What is a Professional Learning Community?
Makes me think...
Catching up or Leading the Way - Video - Yong Zhao
Teaching Kids Real Math with Computers - TED talk - Conrad Wolfram
Teach Statistics before Calculus - TED talk - Arthur Benjamin
30 questions for Teacher Reflection - My favorite is #27: "What new ideas have I tried in my classroom lately to keep me energized about teaching?"
Common Core Implementation
CCSS Implementation Mathematics -Video - Phil Daro
Response to Intervention (RTI)
RTI Action Network: http://www.rtinetwork.org/
RTI - American Institutes for Research