Tag archive for professional learning

What would be your reasoning NOT to connect your students to the world?

What would be your reasoning NOT to connect your students to the world?

Laura Gilchrist said: Twitter allows educators to connect and interact with resources, ideas, and people from around the world. Twitter allows educators to share their stories – positive stories included. We need more positive stories because, I’m telling you, there’s a lot of good going…

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Elementary Twitter chats will blow your mind!

Elementary Twitter chats will blow your mind!

If you’ve never participated in a live Twitter chat before, it’s definitely an experience worth having at least once. Who knows? You might get hooked! And the best part is that you don’t even need a Twitter account… Here are links to some elementary Twitter…

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You learn the work by doing the work

You learn the work by doing the work

Cale Birk says: You learn the work by doing the work. . . . So what if we made it a primary objective in education to spend as little time as possible talking to our learners and as much time available out getting them to…

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2013 Clarity Data Item 02: Teacher professional development

2013 Clarity Data Item 02: Teacher professional development

How much time each year do teachers in the Prairie Lakes AEA region spend on technology-related professional development? And how do they perceive the quality of that time? n = 1,138 teachers School-provided PD = inservices, summer/after school classes, mentoring, peer coaching…Non-school formal PD =…

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