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Talking about Practice

Updated: Dec 11, 2020

Curriculum-Based Professional Learning is inquirED's framework for whole-school professional development. Read below for a collection of research supporting CBPL.


inquirED's Principle: Professional Learning is most effective when it is centered around high-quality curriculum



inquirED's Principle: To improve student outcomes, curriculum must provide teachers with comprehensive instructional resources and assessments.


inquirED's Principle: Professional learning communities are most effective when they are guided by instructional leaders, based on shared goals, and focused on the daily use of curriculum and assessment.

inquirED's Principle: Feedback from instructional leaders is most effective when it is frequent, growth-oriented, and focused on teacher practice and student learning.


As we continue to collect research to support CBPL we will update this list.