Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
Rob Furman's insight:
Instructional Technology Tools: The EProDev Professional Development Plan #1410
Date: Saturday, March 16 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: McCormick Place South, Level 1, Room S102A
Presenter: Rob Furman
Description: In this session, the presenter will share a technology-based professional development plan that teaches staff how to successfully use e-tools in the classroom. The plan focuses on the top 25 e-tools available online for the classroom and several time-saving e-tools as a part of the professional development plan. The presenter will also share the new EProDev plan for off-site electronic professional development and model how to use technology effectively in the classroom in order to ease educators' anxiety and help them provide students with the opportunities they deserve.
Rob Furman , South Park School District South Park, PA
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Rob Furman's insight:
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