We live in a very wired and distracted society. Maybe we should keep that in mind when it comes to professional development?
All Blog Posts With professional development Tag or Category
May 01, 2015
April 30, 2015
What feelings should classrooms focus on? All of them. Isn't it time for some legislation to support social-emotional learning?
April 28, 2015
Even if there were an offering for objective investigation techniques, it might not be chosen because of reluctance to take precious time away from the day-to-day demands of leading schools.
April 27, 2015
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.
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.