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Entries Tagged as 'Professional Development'

Free Summer PD at TeachersFirst

June 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Professional Development

TeachersFirst has a host of free professional development sessions this summer.  Check out their calendar and register for these free sessions. I have attended several of their sessions- they are well planned and enlightening.

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Are you fluent?

May 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · 21st Century Skills

And I’m not talking about a foreign language.  This post is about the 21centurey fluencies are: solution, information, creativity, media, and collaborative.  Take all of these and mix in a global citizenship view, and you have Fluency21.  Make a free account to explore their resources and lesson ideas.

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Are you safe?

May 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Professional Development

The Utah Education Network (UEN) has a series of short (2-3 minute) videos on internet safety as well as bullying.  They are grouped by grade level (K-3, 4-6, 7-12) and can be located on the Planet Nutshell website. Click here for all the UEN cartoons. (from Free Technology for Teachers)

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Seven Habits…

May 21st, 2013 · No Comments · 21st Century Skills, Professional Development

Of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology.  I think this applies to all of us not just those of us who teach technology.  Click for the post on Teach Thought (via Shannon Miller on twitter).  Here is a quick summary: 1. They always start with the why 2. They are malleable and can easily adapt […]

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