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Job-embedded learning, also called learning on the job, is a highly effective and efficient way to foster professional development in a school or district. Administrators and staff developers can create a variety of informal and/or formal job-embedded learning opportunities for teachers, such as lesson study, learning circles, study groups, coaching, and action research. Those kinds of professional development opportunities have several benefits:
They are usually less expensive than paying consultants to come to the school or sending teachers to workshops.
They usually take less time away from the job than other kinds of professional development
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