The Collaborative

Latest News from the Collaborative

Read from our latest newsletter about everything PDC has been up to!  About twice a month, the Professional Development Collaborative sends out a newsletter to its 2000+ subscribers to let them know about the projects we are working on; the relevant meetings or conferences at which we are presenting or that we are attending; and, of course, descriptions and reminders for all of the wonderful DC-PZ events that are coming up soon. This includes information about WISSIT--our annual summer  institute for educators. In addition to being emailed to all of our subscribers, each newsletter will also be posted here, on our website. If you'd like to sign up for our newsletter and receive it directly in your inbox, click here!                  &n ... (more...)

Teaching with Museum Resources

It's no secret that we at the PD Collaborative love museums! The plethora of world-class museums practically at our doorsteps is our favorite part of living in Washington, DC! We also believe strongly that museums have much to offer both teachers and students when it comes to deepening learning and understanding. This is why we make sure to offer as many opportunities as we can for bringing museum and classroom educators together.Below are two perspectives from teachers in two very different learning contexts. They both integrate museum resources into their practice in unique and inspiring ways. We hope their experiences will spur some exciting ideas for all of you.Sean FelixMiddle School Humanities TeacherEdmund Burke School Teaching using art is one of the ... (more...)

The Collaborative aims to deepen DC-area educators’ capacity to inspire deep thinking and understanding in learners and to nurture global competence.

DCPZEC (DCPZ Early Childhood) is Back!

This blog post is written by Alexandra Morris, Early Childhood Special Education Coordinator at George Mason University, and Kerstin Schmidt, Pre-K teacher at Briya Public Charter School in DC. DC-Project […]