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Entries Tagged as 'Professional Development'

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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Looking for PD- the search is over!

May 21st, 2013 · No Comments · Professional Development

Look no further than edweb.net.  This free site is home to hundreds of learning communities. I first joined the site when I saw this community- Emerging Tech: Using Technology to Advance Your School Library Program.  Even though I am not a librarian or media specialist, I found the content fascinating.  I now belong to several […]

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