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20 Ideas for Professional Development in the Digital Age

20 Ideas for Professional Development in the Digital Age | Pedagogy and technology of online learning | Scoop.it
What is professional development?  It is pretty much anything that helps one develop professionally. At the heart, professional development is about growth and learning.  In the field of education, it seems like many quickly think of educational opportunities that mimic what they see in their schools. As a result, they turn professional learning and education into schooling.  The problem with that is that schooling is too limiting.  In this age, there are many other exciting and high-impact learning opportunities for teachers that extend beyond traditional notions of schooling.  When we hear the phrase “professional development,” certain practices likely come to mind, things like in-services and conferences. In the digital age, there are countless other opportunities for professional development and restricting one’s thoughts to just a few options limits our insight into what is possible for our students.  With that in mind, here is a brainstorm of 20 options available to educators today. This is far from an exhaustive list, but it is enough to start exploring the possibilities.  Feel free to suggest others in a comment to this post.

 

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Professional Development: WHY EDUcators And TEACHers Can’t Catch UP THAT Quickly AND How-To Change ItLEARNing To LEARN For MY Professional Development | I Did It MY Way

 

 


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CECI Jean-François's curator insight, April 26, 3:13 AM

20 scénarios d'accompagnement au développement professionnel de l'enseignant. Des idées très intéressantes et moins documentées y figurent ...

Gilles Le Page's curator insight, April 27, 3:20 AM

c'est en anglais, pas vraiment génial, mais certaines pistes sont bonnes ...

Exemples (traduction libre) :

 

La Conférence virtuelle - Construite sur ​​l'idée de la conférence traditionnelle, ce type de conférence nécessite un dispositif et une connexion Internet. Une conf. virtuelle peut inclure des présentateurs et des participants de partout dans le monde, ils sont souvent peu coûteux ou gratuits, et donnent accès aux idées étonnantes d'autres écoles ou éducateurs. 

Avantage supplémentaire : la plupart des sessions sont enregistrées, et peuvent être partagées avec des collègues. 

Un des meilleurs exemples d'une grande conférence virtuelle gratuite pour éducateurs est toujours la Conférence sur l' éducation mondiale , avec des présentateurs et des participants venus du monde entier, tous axés sur l' éducation dans un contexte mondial. 

 

Le Webinar – chaque jour, il y a des milliers de webinars (en ligne et en direct) de 30 à 90 minutes sur ​ des sujets très variés. Certains sont payant, d'autres sont gratuits. Il est facile de les organiser et facile d'y assister. Ils peuvent être un moyen rapide d'explorer un nouveau sujet. Ils peuvent être suivis seul ou avec un groupe de collègues enseignants dans la même pièce, en prenant le temps de débriefer et discuter ensuite.

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, May 28, 3:30 AM
Trop de profs demandent comment continuer à se former pour des domaines non-techniques. Voici quelques pistes.
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Unexpected Tools That are Influencing the Future of Education | Empathy | Social | eSkills

Unexpected Tools That are Influencing the Future of Education | Empathy | Social | eSkills | Pedagogy and technology of online learning | Scoop.it
SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Much of the disaffection with the school system stems from a pervasive feeling that the intense focus on formal academics has inadvertently neglected the rest of a child’s personality and humanity. While employers, psychologists and other researchers have repeatedly noted that social and emotional skills like empathy are some of the most important ones for success, many schools still lag in developing effective programs to nurture those soft skills.

Societal norms posit girls as being more emotionally intelligent than boys, but the subtle ways that teachers and parents reinforce that gender stereotype can harm boys, who need to learn empathy as an important life skill for connecting with others, problem-solving and developing moral courage.

 

Many of these interpersonal skills develop naturally when children have the opportunity to play together in unstructured environments, but free play is on the decline both in schools and at home. Researchers are now even questioning if lack of free play in students’ lives could be partly responsible for rising rates of depression among youth.

 

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 - http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Empathy

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Daniel+Goleman

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=EQ

 

 


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SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Much of the disaffection with the school system stems from a pervasive feeling that the intense focus on formal academics has inadvertently neglected the rest of a child’s personality and humanity. While employers, psychologists and other researchers have repeatedly noted that social and emotional skills like empathy are some of the most important ones for success, many schools still lag in developing effective programs to nurture those soft skills.

Societal norms posit girls as being more emotionally intelligent than boys, but the subtle ways that teachers and parents reinforce that gender stereotype can harm boys, who need to learn empathy as an important life skill for connecting with others, problem-solving and developing moral courage.


Many of these interpersonal skills develop naturally when children have the opportunity to play together in unstructured environments, but free play is on the decline both in schools and at home. Researchers are now even questioning if lack of free play in students’ lives could be partly responsible for rising rates of depression among youth.


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 - http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Empathy


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Daniel+Goleman


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=EQ


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5 Heutagogical Tips to Empower Lifelong Learners Online | Andragogy | Heutagogy

5 Heutagogical Tips to Empower Lifelong Learners Online | Andragogy | Heutagogy | Pedagogy and technology of online learning | Scoop.it
This post is for educators who want to learn more about heutagogy and implement strategies that empower lifelong learners online.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=andragogy

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Heutagogy

 

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, November 20, 2014 7:26 PM
This post is for educators who want to learn more about heutagogy and implement strategies that empower lifelong learners online.


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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=andragogy


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Heutagogy


Tim Hopper's curator insight, November 25, 2014 12:18 PM

Interesting idea for ePortfolio pedagogy.  Maybe the idea is to consider andragogy and heutagogy as distinct from pedagogy, or at least an evolution from it.

Philippe-Didier Gauthier's curator insight, December 7, 2014 4:45 PM

#Apprenance.  Heutagogie ?  pédagogie active favorisant l'apprentissage dans l'action, de l'action, par l'action, pour l'action, après l'action, au travers le d'action.

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5 Great Tools for Creating Your Own Educational Infographics

5 Great Tools for Creating Your Own Educational Infographics | Pedagogy and technology of online learning | Scoop.it
These fun, mostly free tools can help educators easily create their own Infographics, and bring a very modern twist to instruction. “A picture is worth

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Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, June 8, 2013 7:22 AM

Explore this tool to screate your own infographics

diane gusa's curator insight, July 20, 2013 9:21 AM

List of infographic tools to chose from.

Karen Johnson's curator insight, March 5, 2014 8:46 AM

Have you used an infographic before?  Here is an opportunity for you to try creating one yourself.  They can be quite good starter points for discussions.

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Scoop.It for SEO – A New World of Curation [Infographic]

Scoop.It for SEO – A New World of Curation [Infographic] | Pedagogy and technology of online learning | Scoop.it

For almost everyone who is a part of the online world coming up with fresh content consistently is a big challenge. Practically every guideline advises that content should be engaging, informative and relevant every single time. Consequently, content curation has taken off in a big way.

Simply put, content curation is the process of curating relevant and interesting content from various sources on the web and putting them together and publishing them on a personal site or blog. As a result of the popularity of the content curation process, a number of content marketing tools have been introduced. These tools are meant to help in the process of content marketing and SEO and facilitate the process of curation...


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Dillon Thomas's curator insight, February 1, 2014 5:55 PM

SCOOPS --  I began using Scoop when I was defining myself a LITE FEET DANCER.  There was no single source of info about Lite Feet dance, a NYC Born Battle dance phenom and YouTube Sensation.  I created LITE FEET SCOOP TO reference for my own resume but also to provide anyone interested a link to the multitude of YOUTUBE Channels, Sound Cloud and personal sites dedicated to this unique art form and the talented dancers who participate. 

 

 

Annie 's curator insight, December 5, 2014 8:18 PM

Scoop.it helps with the process of curating content. This is a must for your social media.

Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, July 27, 2015 11:01 PM

Anyone who is a part of the online world will know that coming up with fresh content consistently is a big challenge.  We're advised that content should be engaging, informative and relevant. Consequently, content curation has taken off in a big way.

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WISE: We continue to use technology to reinforce 19th century teaching practice

WISE: We continue to use technology to reinforce 19th century teaching practice | Pedagogy and technology of online learning | Scoop.it

The new WISE Publication, to be released in 2014, will focus on the link between new technologies and learning. Graham Brown-Martin, Founder of Learning Without Frontiers and Founder of Education Design Labs, will write the third WISE Book, which will be illustrated by the creative photography of award-winning photographer Newsha Tavakolian.

 

why [has] technology, to date, had very little impact on improved learning outcomes? This could be because we continue to use technology to reinforce 19th century teaching practice to meet out-dated assessment models.

 

Most of the world’s curriculum and assessment systems are based around fact recall rather than actually demonstrating that you have learned something and can deploy it within a problem-solving situation.


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54321ignition's curator insight, September 20, 2013 6:59 AM

There's more to developing digital content than just repurposing existing textbooks

The Planetary Archives / San Francisco, California's curator insight, September 30, 2013 5:15 PM

"Another Brick In The Wall" - Pink Flloyd

The Planetary Archives / San Francisco, California's curator insight, November 17, 2013 3:12 PM

Our  education system is nothing more than child-care with some 

indoctrination thown in.


See/hear "The Wall" by Pink Floyd  (40+ years ago.)


Let the children play until they are old enough to decide what they are interested in learning. That's completely different than training them from Day 1 to "sit still, be quiet, and obey authority." Training a 5-year old to become a "worker" or 'Businessman"  is not education, but it may be child abuse.

 

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Why Every Teacher Should Join Twitter

Why Every Teacher Should Join Twitter | Pedagogy and technology of online learning | Scoop.it
Why Every Teacher Should Join Twitter

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Content Curation Tools [Infographic]

Content Curation Tools [Infographic] | Pedagogy and technology of online learning | Scoop.it
These content curation tools will help you establish your brand as an authoritative voice and go-to resource for your audience.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 3, 2013 6:23 PM

 

===> Good content curation doesn't consist of simply regurgitating content that others have published. Your brand story-telling must include a human element in the form of personalizing the information and making it compelling to your social media followers. <===


Successful programs provide context and communicate it in a transparent fashion, enabling you to amplify your brand message and create passionate subscribers. 


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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/04/25/learn-every-day-a-bit-with-curation/


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Learning+2+Learn



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Kids of the Internet Generation vs. Everybody Else [INFOGRAPHIC]

Kids of the Internet Generation vs. Everybody Else [INFOGRAPHIC] | Pedagogy and technology of online learning | Scoop.it
They don't make them like they used to, right? Kids these days have grown accustomed to many luxuries that just weren't around a few decades ago, namely new tech gadgets. Are they better off for it?

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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 12, 2013 1:38 AM

 

Very interesting, check it out...

 

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Emaze - create amazing presentations

Emaze - create amazing presentations | Pedagogy and technology of online learning | Scoop.it

Emaze vision – to change the way people create presentations through a simple, fully automated process that generate powerful and engaging showcases.


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"Variety is the spice of life"

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Two Pens's curator insight, June 9, 2013 8:08 PM

This is an early stage beta; fun to play around with but not super-intuitive. Still, it beats PowerPoint's klugey design and typography from dolts.

Two Pens's curator insight, June 10, 2013 1:13 PM

It's an early beta but looks promising for making more interesting presentations. Not at "swoopy" as Prezi (that's good).

Maria Zambonino Gordillo's curator insight, December 17, 2013 12:00 PM

gracias deseo innovaciones tecnologicas

 

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Presentation Design Techniques from the Masters

Here's our take on some popular approaches to Presentation Design seen in some work by great presenters. Enjoy! Download here for a Tweet!: http://goo.gl/eV54K

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Great ideas to present in an engaging style.

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Ruth Bass's curator insight, May 27, 2013 10:24 AM

add your insight...

Miriam Gilbert's curator insight, May 30, 2013 5:47 AM

This works as a great summary reminder of tools, tips and tricks to make you communication (not just presenations!) more compelling

Frans Droog's curator insight, August 17, 2013 2:04 AM

Een mooi overzicht van de technieken gebruikt door een aantal bekende presentatoren: Kawasaki, Lessig, Godin, Jobs.

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Growth Mindset | LEARNing To LEARN | ICT | eSkills

Growth Mindset | LEARNing To LEARN | ICT | eSkills | Pedagogy and technology of online learning | Scoop.it

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Growth+Mindset

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

 


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Tom Whitford's curator insight, August 9, 2015 8:28 PM

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Growth+Mindset

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

 

Sylvianne Parent's curator insight, September 6, 2015 1:09 PM

Lorsque les élèves éprouvent de grandes difficultés à l'école, il est primordial de leur enseigner à développer un esprit de croissance personnelle axé sur les efforts et les défis personnels. Le concept de growth mindset est vraiment intéressant pour illustrer aux enfants que l'intelligence et le succès n'est pas fixe mais relié aux efforts aux tentatives et aux réajustements. Voir Carole DWECK l'auteure de ce concept.

Cecilia Di Felice's curator insight, September 7, 2015 10:05 AM

We are implementing this in our school....finally.

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Education 3.0 and the Pedagogy of Mobile Learning

Presentation about moving from Education 1.0 to Education 3.0; from pedagogy to andragogy to heutagogy; from instructivism to constructivism to connectivism in…

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Catherine Dennis's curator insight, December 2, 2014 4:45 PM

first time seeing a "slideshare" - pretty neat!

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The next generation of education system [Infographic]

The next generation of education system [Infographic] | Pedagogy and technology of online learning | Scoop.it
This info-graphics provides the information about tutoring for high school students and befits and import ants of Online education system.

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Jess Ojeanto's curator insight, September 22, 2014 1:26 PM

agregar su visión ...

Gary Harwell's curator insight, September 23, 2014 12:36 AM

Where do we fit in?

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, September 23, 2014 11:05 AM

For more resources on STEM Education visit http://bit.ly/1640Tbl

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The Innovative Educator: Discover what your digital footprint says about you

The Innovative Educator: Discover what your digital footprint says about you | Pedagogy and technology of online learning | Scoop.it

Discover what your digital footprint says about you Does your digital footprint convey the message you want? If you don't know you should spend time figuring this out. In the 21st century our digital footprint conveys an important image and people should know what that is.  Below are ideas that will enable you to explore and consider if your digital footprint conveys the message you want to share with the world.  It will also give you ideas for activities you can do with your students so they can do the same.

 


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James J. Goldsmith's curator insight, January 22, 2014 9:22 AM

From the article:  "Does your digital footprint convey the message you want? If you don't know you should spend time figuring this out. In the 21st century our digital footprint conveys an important image and people should know what that is."  Interesting and worth a look.

simondcollins's curator insight, January 22, 2014 11:48 AM

Good insight.

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Teacher Education in Finland

Teacher Education in Finland | Pedagogy and technology of online learning | Scoop.it

Finland is generally recognized as one of the world’s highest performing nations. Over the past decade, Finnish students have been high performers on the international PISA exams.

 

 


In Finnish schools, students never take a standardized test. How is their progress assessed? By their teachers.

 

 

Finnish educators say that the key totheir success is the high quality of their teachers. Not just a star here and there, but the profession as a whole has high standards for entry and for preparation. There are no shortcuts o becoming a teacher in Finland. Teachers are highly respected, just as much as other professions.

 


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Gloria Inostroza's curator insight, September 24, 2013 10:23 PM

Tener en cuenta... 

AnnC's curator insight, September 30, 2013 7:20 PM

We need to create a culture that respects the teaching profession as much as any other as will create our future leaders.

Vrinda Boodram's curator insight, December 6, 2013 6:48 PM

I applaud the approach on education taken by Finland. Staying clear of a content-driven, test-based system is clearly  the way to go based on their success rate! Relying on standardized testing to measure students’ success only demoralizes the ability of the students (especially those who are not good test-takers), and even the teachers since they too are judged and evaluated based on how their students perform. Testing tolerance simply strips children of their confidence and teachers of their ability to creatively teach, and as a result disables children from achieving their maximum potential.

 

The respect that Finnish teachers have is also drastically different to that of the U.S. where the notorious phrase is, “those can’t do, teach.” The enforcement of educators having a Masters degree and undergoing extensive training for entry and preparation seems to be the reason why that level of respect is upheld. The fact that only one of ten teachers is accepted to teacher colleges is a clear indication of the rigour and competitiveness of the program. This type of structure ensures that only the best of the best become teachers of the future leaders of the nation.

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Teachers Embrace Digital Resources [Infographic]

Teachers Embrace Digital Resources [Infographic] | Pedagogy and technology of online learning | Scoop.it
Are teachers using digital resources to enhance learning? According to this infographic found on teachbytes looking at how educators are using technology. Want to help teachers in your district fully utilize technology?

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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 18, 2013 10:35 AM

 

Learn more about EdTech:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-tools-for-teaching-people-and-learners

 

Dr Pam Hill's curator insight, August 21, 2013 8:43 AM

Very interesting presentation for encouraging the use of digital resources and visuals!

Donna shoesmith's curator insight, August 27, 2013 2:44 PM

Teachers say ..... But what do you think?

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Schooled by Google: How Google Apps is penetrating education [infographic]

Schooled by Google: How Google Apps is penetrating education [infographic] | Pedagogy and technology of online learning | Scoop.it
Education is a notoriously slow adopter of technology, but Google Apps is growing quickly, if not virally, doubling over the last two years.

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CECI Jean-François's curator insight, August 8, 2013 4:13 AM

Édifiant...surtout quand on vit au quotidien avec les énormes réticences des universités Françaises :-) 

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Education 3.0 and the Pedagogy (Andragogy, Heutagogy) of Mobile Learning

Education 3.0 and the Pedagogy (Andragogy, Heutagogy) of Mobile Learning | Pedagogy and technology of online learning | Scoop.it
The evolution of the web from Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 and now to Web 3.0 can be used a metaphor of how education should also be evolving, as a movement based on the evolution from Education 1.0 to Educa...

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Lucja's comment, July 25, 2013 3:31 AM
Thanks for this
João Greno Brogueira's comment, July 25, 2013 5:59 AM
This post was to be published in my other scoop.it http://www.scoop.it/t/teaching-in-the-xxi-century
Ness Crouch's curator insight, July 27, 2013 5:39 PM

This article is very insightful. It clearly explains and demonstrates the differences that have occured in education over the last 20 years, particularly in the context of technology. Mobile learning is becoming more prominent in classrooms and requires teachers to be active participants in the use of technology.  

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How To Convert Prezi To YouTube Videos

How To Convert Prezi To YouTube Videos | Pedagogy and technology of online learning | Scoop.it
Anyone who has used the Prezi platform would know that creating a Prezi and uploading it to Prezi.com is easy enough, however when it comes to converting it to a YouTube video, there seems to be no native method of doing so...

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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, June 26, 2014 7:27 PM

Prezi makes wonderful slideshows. Converting them to video is explained here. 

Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, June 27, 2014 11:58 AM

Clear directions for converting Prezis into videos for the flipped library.  (typos in the demo Prezi, though!)

Jorge Leal's curator insight, June 28, 2014 10:44 AM

yeah

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Hypocrisy in the Profession of Education

Hypocrisy in the Profession of Education | Pedagogy and technology of online learning | Scoop.it
Whenever I think of a teacher, I also think of a scholar. It has always been apparent to me that if one is to be an effective teacher, one must continually learn. Of course that is not always a pat...

 

As educators we must be learners first. If we are to be better educators, we must first be better learners. We may not always have a choice in what we learn.

 

After so long not being involved with learning, many educators do not know how much they do not know.

 

===> How can they make decisions on what they need to learn, if they are unaware of the existence of many of the things they need to know? <===

 

===> To be better educators, we first need to be better learners. <===

 

 

The biggest hypocrisy of the Education Profession is that the educators too often have become poor learners ===> unwilling to leave their comfort zones to improve their learning. <===

 

 


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"no I do not think you can be as effective as an unconnected and irrelevant educator."

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Wayne Pollock's curator insight, May 20, 2013 10:36 PM

Perhaps you need to teach yourself before you can teach others. 

MrAnalytic's comment, May 23, 2013 2:18 PM
This is very very true! I strongly agree with the part where they wouldn't want to leave their comfort zones!
Julia da Silva's comment, May 25, 2013 10:49 AM
Agree. Teachers must be open minded and willing to learn more and more , (a lifetime edeavour , )to kep up and be equiped to teach well their "pupils" on overall advances bat specially their field of expertize ! Be up to date all the time to teach well and really enjoy what they do . I know I have been a teacher in the past .