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Teacher-Led Professional Learning: The Latest Revolution In Education - Edudemic

Teacher-Led Professional Learning: The Latest Revolution In Education - Edudemic | Online PLN for Teachers | Scoop.it
I’m both in awe and encouraged at the current trend of teacher-led professional learning occurring across our country. Our nations’ teachers are taking control of their own learning and are using a wide variety of social media platforms to do so.

Via John Evans
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Creating your own Professional Development is at your fingertips.

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Helpful article re. professional learning in education

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education is key

Darlene Clapham K12's curator insight, June 15, 2013 5:15 AM

Professional Learning, if you develop a passion for it, there is no limit to the nutritious brain food you can consume.

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Ed Tech Coaching: Personalized Learning for Teachers Too: Professional Development Should Reflect Learning, Not Seat Time!

Ed Tech Coaching: Personalized Learning for Teachers Too: Professional Development Should Reflect Learning, Not Seat Time! | Online PLN for Teachers | Scoop.it
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This is exactly what I've been thinking about for the PD I am planning for next year. To create personalised learning for our students we need to model this for our teachers too.

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QR codes: A treasure hunt

QR codes: A treasure hunt | Online PLN for Teachers | Scoop.it
Here's another classroom idea for using mobile devices and QR codes. It's a simple idea, based around the concept of a treasure or scavenger hunt, where

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This is a great activity. I have used it for Year 8 Maths with Cartesian coordinates. Using the map of the school and overlaying a cartesian plane students had to do maths questions to find the coordinates of each place they needed to take photos of.

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Teacher-Led Professional Learning: The Latest Revolution In Education

Teacher-Led Professional Learning: The Latest Revolution In Education | Online PLN for Teachers | Scoop.it
  Twitter Chats, EdCamps, and Google Hangouts - all ways to engage with a PLN.  Article is here on Edudemic. Teacher-Led Professional Learning: The Latest Revolution In Education | Edudemic.
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Digital Badges for Learning

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With the Mozilla Open Badge project and any number of recent initiatives, the idea of using badges for documenting learning continues to gain interest and traction in the field of education.  What ...
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5 Free Twitter Curation Tools To Enhance Your PLN

Your PLN and Twitter buddies are online seemingly 24-7. It's time to stop the madness and try out some of these free Twitter curation tools!
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Teacher-Led Professional Learning: The Latest Revolution In Education - Edudemic

Teacher-Led Professional Learning: The Latest Revolution In Education - Edudemic | Online PLN for Teachers | Scoop.it
I’m both in awe and encouraged at the current trend of teacher-led professional learning occurring across our country. Our nations’ teachers are taking control of their own learning and are using a wide variety of social media platforms to do so.

Via John Evans
Kirsty Watts's insight:

Creating your own Professional Development is at your fingertips.

more...
Professor Jill Jameson's curator insight, June 7, 2013 4:24 AM

Helpful article re. professional learning in education

ksraju's curator insight, June 7, 2013 6:52 AM

education is key

Darlene Clapham K12's curator insight, June 15, 2013 5:15 AM

Professional Learning, if you develop a passion for it, there is no limit to the nutritious brain food you can consume.