Free on-demand videos on PLtogether.org feature interviews with education leaders on topics ranging from professional development to teacher well-being

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SAN FRANCISCO- The PLset resource site powered by Edthena now features over 75 video interviews with education experts. Educators can access the free, on-demand “Lounge Talks” video series to hear about and learn effective strategies on a number of hot topics ranging from professional development to teacher well-being.

“Created as part of our commitment to professional video-based learning, PLtogether helps educators learn from some of the most respected researchers and thought leaders in education,” said Adam Geller, Founder and CEO of Edthena. “The dozens of videos featured on the site provide educators with succinct, tactical advice on many of the topics that will matter most to them this school year and beyond.”

Recent PLtogether videos have covered a number of important topics, including:

  • Structured professional development. Steve Ventura, founder of Advanced Collaborative Solutions and author of “Engaged Instruction: Thriving Classrooms in the Age of Common Core,” discusses how teachers can scale through collaborative professional learning. look here.
  • Positive teacher well-being and school culture. Christian van Nieuwerburgh, Global Director of Growth Coaching International, discusses the importance of mental health and shares strategies to help teachers prioritize their wellbeing. look here.
  • Effective coaching. Nita Creekmore, founder of Love Teach Bless, shares two important keys to successful coaching. look here.

The PLtogether collection of short videos features interviews with other education experts such as Elena Aguilar, Deborah Ball, Monica Burns, Zaretta Hammond, Joellen Killion, Jim Knight, Pedro Noguera and many more. The videos cover professional development, teacher coaching, choosing edtech in the classroom, teaching social justice, student engagement, and other topics relevant to educators, many of which are covered more in depth on the Edthena’s blog.

In addition to the Lounge Talks series, PLtogether offers a collection of free resources curated by the experts’ respective organizations, a video series designed specifically for education managers and educational coaches, and more.

To learn more about PLtogether, visit http://pltogether.org.

About Edthena

Edthena is the leading provider of innovative technologies to support professional learning for educators and streamline feedback to teachers. The company offers AI Coach by Edthena, a solution based on artificial intelligence to guide teachers throughout coaching cycles; the Edthena video coaching platform, the classroom observation and collaboration platform for using videos in professional development; and Edthena Organization Libraries, a platform for schools and districts to store and share best practice instructional videos. Edthena is the recipient of numerous awards from organizations such as SIIA. For more information, visit www.edthena.com. For more information about Edthena, visit www.edthena.com/blog/.

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