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In India, a School that Empowers Students and Teachers

In India, a School that Empowers Students and Teachers | Professional Development for Educators | Scoop.it
I'm just wrapping up a 10-day stay in Mumbai, India, where I've been immersed in the energizing learning environment of American School of Bombay (ASB). Outside the walls of this state-of-the-art, pr
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Great example of empowering students and allowing for student initiated action!

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Resisting the Siren Call of the Screen - NYTimes.com

Resisting the Siren Call of the Screen - NYTimes.com | Professional Development for Educators | Scoop.it
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Three new books that look at the impact of tech on our daily lives - the 1st title seems like a personal goal!!

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Twitter for Professional Development: Ultra Beginner Edition - Teach Amazing!

Twitter for Professional Development: Ultra Beginner Edition - Teach Amazing! | Professional Development for Educators | Scoop.it
Twitter for Professional Development: Ultra Beginner Edition - Check out Teach Amazing for educational technology, web 2.0, and great tips to teach amazing!

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Jessica V Allen's curator insight, June 10, 2013 11:45 PM

To develop a culture of PD in your school, teachers need to access resources that are based on their own interests and needs.  One of the best and most cost effective ways to bring this to the teachers is through Twitter.  This article provides the basics for learning and using Twitter to help get your staff searching and seeking their own PD!

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Mac OS X: All the basics, plus 35 must-know tips & how-tos

Mac OS X: All the basics, plus 35 must-know tips & how-tos | Professional Development for Educators | Scoop.it
Need a little help figuring out your new iMac or MacBook? You've come to the right place. Check out our updated survival guide for the basics on Mac OS X, including details on the latest "Mountain ...
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Want to Amplify Student Voice? Write a Book Together

Want to Amplify Student Voice? Write a Book Together | Professional Development for Educators | Scoop.it
After seven years of leading an innovative high school near Oslo, Norway, Ann Michaelsen had acquired some keen insights about what it means to be a global learner with ready access to technology. So
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30 Free Teacher Professional Development Courses

30 Free Teacher Professional Development Courses | Professional Development for Educators | Scoop.it

Earlier this week I wrote a post about places tosearch for free online courses. One resource that I neglected to mention and subsequently had many people on Google+ remind me of is Coursera. Earlier this spring Coursera announced a new category of courses, Teacher Professional Development. Currently, thirty courses are scheduled in the new Teacher PD category. The next course begins in July.


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Jessica V Allen's curator insight, June 11, 2013 12:50 AM

A great resource for teachers to use when trying to personalize their Professional Development choices in your school.  As part of developing a culture of PD, teachers need to have access to courses and resources that fit their needs.  These online classes are the perfect start!