Professional development these days seems to be more about compliance than good teaching practices. Edcamps are an increasingly popular way to bring collaboration back into professional development.
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November 23, 2013
November 16, 2013
How our students use social media may depend greatly on how the adults around them use it.
July 10, 2013
Third grade teacher Melissa Weatherwax knows a thing or two about technology and she offers educators a glimpse into what she uses in her classroom.
June 18, 2013
The Indiana State Education Department has put on a summer e-learning series that all state education departments can learn from.
April 27, 2013
When it comes to social media, teenagers look at privacy in very different ways than the adults around them.
March 12, 2013
Education and learning is so much more than firing teachers and replacing them with iPads.
March 03, 2013
If students are learning ready, it means they are prepared for every challenge that comes their way.
February 28, 2013
High stakes testing has brought a new era of accountability and most states focus on what will happen when students, principals or teachers will cheat, so all of the educators who give the tests will be on edge the day these assessments go on-line.
February 27, 2013
Edcamps are exciting venues where staff get to share their best practices, but even with good planning, not all of them are successful.
February 23, 2013
Twitter is about making connections with others and it no longer matters whether they live in your town or on the other side of the world.