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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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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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Death Valley and Education

May 13th, 2013 · No Comments · Professional Development Presentations

TED talks go to school- last week PBS aired  a series of talks focused on education. Here is the clip from Sir Ken Robinson- his dry sense of humor coupled with his background in motivation and learning makes this a  magnetic 20 minutes. Click here for more of his view’s on education.

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