According to Karen Cator, President and CEO of Digital Promise, education leaders must embrace and model deeper learning skills and encourage everyone within their organizations to do the same. In this blog, Karen describes the role that micro-credentials play when it comes to teacher expertise in deeper learning skills and ways education leaders can develop their skills in six different areas.
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April 27, 2015
April 22, 2015
It seems easy to fall into the status quo these days, but there are 5 steps every teacher should take to be more evolved in their practices.
April 21, 2015
Five strategies to help you start a global education coalition in your community.
April 17, 2015
Professional development are two words that teachers dread. But what if leaders and teachers changed the focus and followed this 5 point plan?
April 16, 2015
Does providing more teachers with basic training, or a few teachers with intensive training, result in the most impactful integration of classroom technology?
April 15, 2015
Understanding that the need for high quality education in South Africa is urgent, we have adopted a recruitment and selection strategy at SPARK that focuses more on hiring for potential than on hiring for current capability.
April 13, 2015
One hundred K-12 educators nationwide were selected for PBS LearningMedia's Digital Innovators program, which recognizes effective use of technology in the classroom.
April 10, 2015
There are at least two areas where school leaders waste the time of teachers. The faculty meeting is one of them and here are 3 reasons why.
April 07, 2015
Lawmakers in Idaho passed a seven-part public school budget on Monday without debate and with only a handful of opposing votes, increasing overall school funding in the state by 7.4 percent and setting the stage for higher teacher salaries.
April 07, 2015
The recent 2015 International Summit on the Teaching Profession was an important opportunity to share best practices and learn from other countries on critical challenges in education.