Common Sense: Best Professional Development Websites and PLNs for Teachers

Though our reviews look at a tool’s learning potential for students in the classroom, many of these resources offer learning opportunities for educators as well. On this list, you’ll find tools for staying up to date with the latest news, sharing ideas with other teachers, and finding the best lessons. Expand your teacher network through a PLN (professional learning network), find inspiration, and build your knowledge of the best teaching practices with these rich professional development sites and online communities.