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.
Let’s face it, most people do not look forward to Professional Development (PD) Days in their school district due to the fact that most of these are created with someone else deciding what is most important for the learners.
"Humans learn principally through the process of carrying out actions, making mistakes, getting help from others, having discussions about which approach to take, stepping back and reflecting on why ‘it isn’t working’ and using a myriad of other strategies in the heat of the workflow or activity."
Charles Jennings outline of 70:20:10 Framework with implications for corporate HR, Learning professionals and management.
"This presentation sparked my thinking about what other skills and attributes would serve the learners (of all ages) in this era of learning. Some other ones that I believe important based on what I hear at conferences, read via blogs and other social networks include:
GritResilienceHope and OptimismVisionSelf-RegulationEmpathy and Global Stewardship"
The Guardian (blog) The future of professional development in teaching The Guardian (blog) Firstly, reform professional development so that it is focused on helping pupils learn and so that it is collaborative, sustained, evaluated, and aimed and...
RMIT is proud to host the Research Applications in Library and Information Studies 2013 seminar. This is the 9th event in the series, which brings together educators, researchers and practitioners within the information professions to enable a culture of informed and innovative research practice.
Asks the key questions: * What is the definition of effective professional learning? * What is the link between professional learning and improved classroom practice? * What are the characteristics of effective professional learning? * How is a strong professional learning culture developed? * How can effective professional learning practice be coupled with effective teaching practice?
The UK based Association for Learning Technology (ALT) has announced "CMALT Australasia", an extension of the UK Certified Membershipof the Association for Learning Technology (CMALT) to Australia. The details of the ...
Series of professional development programs for classroom teachers. All programs have been developed by the South Australian government's provider of public education, the Department for Education and Child Development (DECD)
Elearning courses may look different and may cover different topics, but most courses have a similar structure. They include a title screen, a menu, instructions, objectives, content, assessments, and exit instructions.
As Scootle Community Teacher Champions, we are looking forward to working with you as we develop and grow the Scootle Community into a valuable, in-time professional learning and networking resource for Australian ...
A one day seminar with Lyn Hay & Pru Mitchell Date: Monday 9th September, 2013 Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm Location: Waterview Convention Centre, Bicentennial Park, Sydney Olympic Park, Homebush, Sydney Price: $275 (plus GST)...
This National Library of NZ course offered in several locations during June and July 2013 will:
outline key elements of the inquiry process and how the library can support classroom programmesapply research findings to identify students’ learning needs and share ideas for developing strategies collaboratively within your schoolexplore selected online resources and digital tools, and discuss implications for students’ skill developmentshare approaches & strategies for gathering evidence of student learning outcomes to inform future library / teacher collaboration and guide library development