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How do we create professional development that meets the needs of individual educators and improves student learning?
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Why Teacher Education Should Include Neuroscience

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Why Teacher Education Should Include Neuroscience: judy willis, neuroscience, teacher training, teacher education (RT @judywillis: Why Teacher Education Should Include Neuroscience http://t.co/JpPZau76...
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Education Week Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook: Formative Assessment: Using Feedback to Feed Forward

Education professors speaking at the annual conference of the National Council of Teachers of English outlined the components of effective formative assessment.
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Inside Scottsdale Unified School District’s eCoach Professional Development Road Show

Inside Scottsdale Unified School District’s eCoach Professional Development Road Show | Professional Development - Ideas for Change | Scoop.it
A transformed school bus is changing how teachers receive technology training.
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Bringing Passion and Collaboration to Professional Development - T.H.E. Journal

Bringing Passion and Collaboration to Professional Development - T.H.E. Journal | Professional Development - Ideas for Change | Scoop.it
Bringing Passion and Collaboration to Professional Development
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Bringing Passion and Collaboration to Professional Development.
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Rethinking professional development

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Creating an environment in which such bottom-up, teacher-led, The work of a teacher is both challenging and complex and requires high standards of professional competence and commitment. However, research shows that formal professional development may not be the optimum means by which such high standards of professional competence can be achieved. The principal reason for this is that traditional CPD tends to be based on one-off events1 that can often be a solitary activity and can seem remote from colleagues, students and classroom practice in general


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Kristin Walters's comment, October 4, 2012 5:26 AM
Thanks for bringing this to my attention, am in the midst of doing this in school now
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The 4 Best Ways To Personalize Your Professional Development

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What’s the #1 comment for improvement I hear after a day of site professional learning?

“It doesn’t apply to me” or “I wish we could learn about _____.”


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Montgomery County, Md., Sets Example With Teacher Evaluations

Montgomery County, Md., Sets Example With Teacher Evaluations | Professional Development - Ideas for Change | Scoop.it
An evaluation program in Maryland features senior teachers mentoring newcomers as well as veterans. A panel determines the fate of those who do not succeed.
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Life of an Educator by Justin Tarte: Changing the culture of professional development...

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7 Steps to Flipped Professional Development - Getting Smart by Laura Conley

7 Steps to Flipped Professional Development - Getting Smart by Laura Conley | Professional Development - Ideas for Change | Scoop.it
Arriving home from San Diego and having just attended the ISTE (International Society of Technology in Education) conference I was scheduled to facilitate an all-day professional development for our district.
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DIY Professional Development: Resource Roundup

DIY Professional Development: Resource Roundup | Professional Development - Ideas for Change | Scoop.it
Why wait for a formal workshop environment to start improving your teaching craft, when there are so many opportunities to build your network and learn new skills on your own?

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David Hain's curator insight, December 17, 2012 2:43 AM

Lots of great ideas here!

juliekeane's curator insight, December 17, 2012 11:42 AM

Great stuff in here.. Always the problems for classroom teachers is time time time. Time to learn, time to experiment in your classroom, time to fugure out alignment

Gust MEES's comment, December 29, 2012 5:21 PM
For people who have problems with time, please manage YOUR time! Here are great FREE programs who help YOU: http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-tools-for-teaching-people-and-learners?tag=Time-Management
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Time to Move to Competency-Based Continuing Professional Development « Educational Technology Debate

Time to Move to Competency-Based Continuing Professional Development « Educational Technology Debate | Professional Development - Ideas for Change | Scoop.it

Often, the word competency and skill are used interchangeably. While they are related, they are not the same.

 


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