Tomlinson, C. A. (2018, November). One to Grow On / Help Teachers Become Master Learners. Retrieved February 13, 2019

To have state-of-the-art professional learning opportunities for teachers, I think most of us would agree that those opportunities should be heavily teacher-influenced, so that individual teachers propose what they need to learn and receive support for learning those things. Yet we need to be cautious, with this approach, not to mistake “autonomy” for “license.” The former is critical to motivation in adult learners. The latter can be scattershot—untethered from the most compelling needs of today’s learners.

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