Gamifying PD is better for teacher engagement, participation
Allowing teachers to pursue their personal passions also creates a greater sense of job satisfaction, which may help with long-term retention.
Teachers also benefit from a variety of platforms through which they can pursue their advancement. Some teachers might prefer online options, such as webinars based on their interests and needs, while others could prefer working in small teacher-directed groups where they can collaborate with peers who have similar growth interests in person.
Professional development should also include a personal component that is relevant and effective. Data identifies teachers’ areas of weakness so administrators can work with them to set goals to make improvements.
more on gamification in this IMS blog