Better than donuts?

       I’ve probably written this post before.  But a long conversation with a teacher brought up my concerns with inservices yet again. We know what works for inservice–prolonged coverage of a subject, a mission that people buy into,  small groups, choice, and self-directed learning.  We also know that sometimes a district needs to convey information/techniques/methods to their staff.  So, how to reconcile those things and still have an effective, productive use of time, so that everyone isn’t just going through the motions and just hoping […]