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Empathy in Action: How Teachers Prepare Future Citizens | Edutopia

Empathy in Action: How Teachers Prepare Future Citizens | Edutopia | PD | Scoop.it
Teachers are uniquely positioned to teach empathy, which will help children not only discover personal success, but also contribute to the betterment of society.
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6 Actionable Reasons To Watch Yourself Teach - Daily Genius

6 Actionable Reasons To Watch Yourself Teach - Daily Genius | PD | Scoop.it
Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn PocketA pit in my stomach is hardly a way to describe my anxiety. The feeling I initially had upon learning that my Interactive Television classes would be taped is more accurately analogous to ingesting a hornet’s nest. “Taped? But… why?” I innocently stammered “Chris, you’re teaching the first ever lab …
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Three Teaching Styles | Faculty Focus

Three Teaching Styles | Faculty Focus | PD | Scoop.it
The most effective teachers vary their teaching style depending on the nature of the subject matter, the phase of the course, and other factors.
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Classroom Portfolios Used as Alternative Teacher-Evaluation Measure

Classroom Portfolios Used as Alternative Teacher-Evaluation Measure | PD | Scoop.it
Tennessee is allowing arts teachers to submit their students' work as one yardstick of how well they contribute to the children's achievement.
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Why not run a portfolio for the teacher as part of performance appraisals?
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Six Myths About a Teaching Persona

Six Myths About a Teaching Persona | PD | Scoop.it
Teachers often exchange advice on how to create a classroom identity. Let's look at how a teaching persona develops and the role it plays in learning.
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Questioning Techniques - Communication Skills Training from MindTools.com

Questioning Techniques - Communication Skills Training from MindTools.com | PD | Scoop.it
This guide reviews common questioning techniques, and explains when to use them to get the information you need.
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Encouraging Student Participation: Why It Pays to Sweat the Small Stuff | Faculty Focus

Encouraging Student Participation: Why It Pays to Sweat the Small Stuff | Faculty Focus | PD | Scoop.it
Student participation can be encouraged and supported by attention to small but important details. How long you wait for a student to answer your questions
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'Flipped' PD Initiative Boosts Teachers' Tech Skills

'Flipped' PD Initiative Boosts Teachers' Tech Skills | PD | Scoop.it
A Minnesota district's ed-tech professional-development strategy emphasizes how-to videos and support from technology-integration specialists.
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Can one learn to support others as a Instructional Technologist or the likes through self learning?  Does it requre an MS?

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