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A Guide to Proficiency Based Professional Development (EdSurge News)

A Guide to Proficiency Based Professional Development (EdSurge News) | Ed Tech Professional Development | Scoop.it
For a deeper dive into Professional Development, check out our new report: How Districts Get Personal: Retooling Professional DevelopmentI work in a small Maine city-district that takes its innovations seriously! We were an early adopter of middle school and high school 1-to-1 devices in Maine, and
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Personalize Learning: Why is Change and Transforming Education so Complex?

Personalize Learning: Why is Change and Transforming Education so Complex? | Ed Tech Professional Development | Scoop.it
Change is complex. This post describes the process and the five reasons and reactions that people might have to change.
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11 Design Tips for Beautiful Presentations

11 Design Tips for Beautiful Presentations | Ed Tech Professional Development | Scoop.it
Give your presentations a visual makeover with these 11 design tips for beautiful presentations.
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Stop Pushing - Create Pull

Stop Pushing - Create Pull | Ed Tech Professional Development | Scoop.it
Would you rather push or be pulled? Coaching-leadership offers innovative approaches to talent development and results. 4 myths about coaching-leadership: Myth #1. Traditional leaders tell and give...
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8 Tips to Power-Up Your Classroom Presentations

8 Tips to Power-Up Your Classroom Presentations | Ed Tech Professional Development | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Jason Cranford Teague, author, communicator and trusted designer, shares eight slide show tips to power-up your classroom presentations.
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FETC 2015 Trends – Self-Directed, Personalized, and Mobile Device-Agnostic Learning

FETC 2015 Trends – Self-Directed, Personalized, and Mobile Device-Agnostic Learning | Ed Tech Professional Development | Scoop.it
Wondering What Trends Stood Out at this Popular Annual #EdTech Conference ? One of the best EdTech conferences of the year is the Florida Education Technology
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Story Structures For Fab Presentations: 8 Classics Many Miss

Story Structures For Fab Presentations: 8 Classics Many Miss | Ed Tech Professional Development | Scoop.it
A good public speaker takes their audience on a journey, leaving them feeling inspired and motivated. But structuring your speech to get your ideas across and keep your audience engaged all the way through is tricky.

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Javier Arana's curator insight, January 10, 2015 9:26 PM

Muy buen artículo sobre 8 técnicas de storytellin para atrapar a una audiencia.

Debra Walker's curator insight, January 20, 2015 3:38 PM

These techniques are not just great for structuring presentations but are very helpful with a lot of writing projects as well.

 

Emerging World's curator insight, March 10, 2015 4:12 AM

The art of telling compelling stories that move people is at the heart of leadership.  I have heard it said that telling the right stories at the right time is they key to being successful in a leadership role.


These frameworks and the associated resources are a useful tool for anyone who wants to understand what kinds of stories to tell and when.

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How to make your presentations awesome

How to make your presentations awesome | Ed Tech Professional Development | Scoop.it
I had a conversation several days ago with a teacher who was asking all the right questions. She wanted ideas of what works, what the research is saying is great for kids. In her first year, she wa...
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5 Great Tips for Putting the Power Back in Your PowerPoint Presentations

5 Great Tips for Putting the Power Back in Your PowerPoint Presentations | Ed Tech Professional Development | Scoop.it
Bring the Passion and Purpose Back to Your Presentations With These Helpful Ideas Are your PowerPoint slides the same ones you've been using for years? Are
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The 4 Components of a DIY Professional Development Toolkit

The 4 Components of a DIY Professional Development Toolkit | Ed Tech Professional Development | Scoop.it
Education has always been a reflection of broader cultural values. As such, the roles of teachers and students have evolved as our models of education have moved from one iteration to another. Teache
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DIY Professional Development: Resource Roundup

DIY Professional Development: Resource Roundup | Ed Tech Professional Development | 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? We've compiled a list of the best resources for do-it-yourself PD to get you started.
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Why Don’t We Differentiate Professional Development?

Why Don’t We Differentiate Professional Development? | Ed Tech Professional Development | Scoop.it
PD could be more effective if we differentiated it by gauging teachers' readiness, utilizing their interests, involving them in the process, and providing continual assessment opportunities.
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DIY Professional Development: Resource Roundup

DIY Professional Development: Resource Roundup | Ed Tech Professional Development | Scoop.it
Why wait for formal environments, when there are so many opportunities to learn new skills on your own? We've compiled a list of the best resources for do-it-yourself PD to get you started.
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8 Top Tips for Highly Effective PD

8 Top Tips for Highly Effective PD | Ed Tech Professional Development | Scoop.it
Among the top strategies for highly effective professional development are making it useful, making it relevant, and making sure that teachers start practicing it ASAP.
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See it, do it, teach it...

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How to Create a Powerpoint Presentation that Won't Put People to Sleep

How to Create a Powerpoint Presentation that Won't Put People to Sleep | Ed Tech Professional Development | Scoop.it
Before a presentation your nerves become fired up and your heart starts to pound. While the audience may be sizing you up, they are only hoping for an engaging presentation. They want you to succeed and quite frankly they need you to succeed. The infographic provided by Udemy walks us through the three critical points to creating a great presentation.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, March 23, 2015 12:42 PM

Attractive and informative infographic on PowerPoint presentations.

Thanks for the suggestion to Ivo Novy.

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Fenia's curator insight, March 24, 2015 2:37 PM

Useful guide to good presentations - not only for ppt but also for other presentation tools 

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How Districts Can Support The Power of Personalized PD

How Districts Can Support The Power of Personalized PD | Ed Tech Professional Development | Scoop.it
“ For many teachers across the country, learning about learning has become really interesting. There are EdCamps where teachers determine the topics and share tips, tricks and thoughts in small groups.”
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3 Great Resources for Creating Engaging Presentations ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

3 Great Resources for Creating Engaging Presentations ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Ed Tech Professional Development | Scoop.it
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Using Pre-Needs Assessment for Effective PD

Using Pre-Needs Assessment for Effective PD | Ed Tech Professional Development | Scoop.it
Personalize your PD by using tools like Google Forms, Padlet, and Nearpod to learn what teachers already know and what they need to know.
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5 Strategies For Better Teacher Professional Development

5 Strategies For Better Teacher Professional Development | Ed Tech Professional Development | Scoop.it
5 Strategies For Better Teacher Professional Development
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Edcamps: Remixing Professional Development

Edcamps: Remixing Professional Development | Ed Tech Professional Development | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek gives us a personal perspective on how the Edcamp model changed his professional focus, and provides examples of how he's adapted this model for staff, students and community.
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10 Great Body Language Tips for Your Next Presentation ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Great Body Language Tips for Your Next Presentation ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Ed Tech Professional Development | Scoop.it
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A List of All Educational Twitter Chats Teachers Should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A List of All Educational Twitter Chats Teachers Should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Ed Tech Professional Development | Scoop.it
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