Professional conversations: Adaptive expertise – Helen Timperley

Professional conversations: Adaptive expertise – Helen Timperley

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Increasingly, the literature is sort of distinguishing between routine expertise and adaptive expertise. Routine expertise is great for stable environments, we can perfect our skills and our knowledge, but unfortunately schools aren’t like that anymore— students are changing, knowledge is changing. And so this idea of adaptive expertise is really gaining currency. Essentially it’s about …

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Effective professional conversations – Helen Timperley

Effective professional conversations – Helen Timperley

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[music] Professional conversations essentially are any conversations between two professionals talking about their work rather than a social occasion. But in the literature that we we could access, was really more formal conversations, although we know that teachers learn from the informal conversations. There were three areas of conversations that I could find good research …

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