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 24, 2013
November 01, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education wrapped up its second annual "Connected Educator Month," devoted to fostering digital collaboration among teachers.
October 31, 2013
A new tech tool, backed by $3.5 million in financing, is designed to let teachers communicate efficiently with their students outside of class without having to resort to social-media or text-message appeals that might come off as "creepy."
October 26, 2013
NY State Education Commissioner John King has rescheduled new forums for parents to share concerns about the CCSS but will it be enough?
August 11, 2013
Being an educator means feeding that constant need to learn and connect with others.
August 01, 2013
Schools say they believe in 'Parental Involvement' but what does that mean?
July 25, 2013
An educator charges that teachers who are active on Twitter and other social-media outlets are better informed and quicker to assimilate new ideas than are their less connected peers.
July 12, 2013
Before you discount social media as a fad, make sure you understand how important it is, and realize that it is changing the face of how we live.
July 07, 2013
The Flipped model can clearly be a fad, but it doesn't have to be if it is done with integrity.
July 03, 2013
Every organization, like the ever-growing Badass Teachers, goes through an implementation dip but they need to be careful not to let infighting get in the way of the real mission.