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More Ideas for Flipping Faculty Meetings

More Ideas for Flipping Faculty Meetings | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it
Not sure if you've seen them or not, but commenters on my recent bit about flipping faculty meetings have been sharing a TON of super useful resources.
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Catching Best Practices on Your Device!

Catching Best Practices on Your Device! | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

Are you thinking about how to share the best of what you see with others?  I wasn't until I read Vinnie Vronty's experiment for trading video clips of the best we have.  How would this compare to something like the Teaching Channel?

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Professional Development: Is it A Pillar Of Reform

"Educators are leaders who should be valued and respected."  This article wrestles with the methods for how to add onto the knowledge young teachers need to become effective.  PD is one solution.

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Teaching With Soul - Inspiring, Mentoring, Equipping Teachers

Teaching With Soul - Inspiring, Mentoring, Equipping Teachers | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

What are you reading this summer?  It's time to refresh...load up on good fictions and professional books this summer.

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Roundup Post: Characteristics of Meaningful PD

Roundup Post: Characteristics of Meaningful PD | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

"Who better to lead conversation around teachers' PD than the people who have experienced it?"

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Follow-Up: In PD, Showing Better Than Telling

Follow-Up: In PD, Showing Better Than Telling | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it
Jessica Shy has been out of the classroom and managing adults for the past five years. And yet, everything she says she knows about adult management and coaching I learned from my middle schoolers. Who would believe this? I would, but then I'm a middle school teacher. Do these lessons apply to all teacher wisdom?
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Policymakers Walking in Teachers’ Shoes: A Brilliant, Replicable Idea - Get In The Fracas

Policymakers Walking in Teachers’ Shoes: A Brilliant, Replicable Idea - Get In The Fracas | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

Last week, 50 employees— mostly senior staff— of the U.S. Department of Education spent their Wednesday shadowing teachers in D.C.-area schools.  Dan goes on to tell us the positive results that everyone gained from this kind of learning and sharing.

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Digitizing Teacher Discussions--Get into the Flow

Digitizing Teacher Discussions--Get into the Flow | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

Read about this new style PD...one where teachers develop an "flow" where they reflect, dissect and improve their teaching practices.  This team of teachers is leveraging their learning in new ways.

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Teacherpreneurs and the Common Core

Teacherpreneurs and the Common Core | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

It’s about time we jettison the “boss-worker” mindset of administrators and self-proclaimed reformers who cannot tolerate the blurring of lines between those who teach in schools and those who lead them. Our focus should be on meeting the challenges of 21st-century teaching and learning. In our communities, there are growing numbers of students from impoverished homes--many of them second-language learners--who need more well-prepared teachers, working in teams, than ever before.

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Goal 10: Spread Your Knowledge: Teacher Reboot Camp

Goal 10: Spread Your Knowledge: Teacher Reboot Camp | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

I love Shelly Terrell's Hippocratic Oath for teachers...letting your light shine because " let others light their candles in it" from what you already know.  Awesomeness.

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Teacher Learning in Schools

Teacher Learning in Schools | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

This article jumped out at me because of it's disposition towards the teacher as a learner within a growing, dynamic school culture.  Yes students are the focus.   But teachers must also display their curiosity to grow and take on new roles, use new tools and change thinking patterns.  This Center embraced that notion....and it's a terrific example of how it could be done.

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Speaking the Same Language in Rural Schools

Speaking the Same Language in Rural Schools | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

Researchers developed a new PD model by simply creating a common vocabulary for everyone to share.  Are you keeping up with academic language proficiency?

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Why You Should Start A Video PLC

Why You Should Start A Video PLC | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

"We’ve eliminated the barriers of time and space from our professional learning. The conversation now stays focused on information needed for student learning, not water cooler gossip. We are building a library of our own practices."

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4th Annual Book-a-Day

4th Annual Book-a-Day | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

Are you up for a rockin' good summer challenge?  Donalyn tells you exactly how to get involved this vacation.

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Digigogy

Digigogy | Teacher Leadership Weekly | Scoop.it

Transliteracy is a term that is bantered about and no one is ever really sure what it is.  But here is a real-life example that clearly points the way to possibilities.

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