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Do you know the 3 essential elements of effective professional learning?

Do you know the 3 essential elements of effective professional learning?

11/18/2015

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Technology changes at a rapid rate. So rapid, in fact, that many of us don’t regard the proliferation of mobile devices in homes, workplaces and schools as anything new. While we continue to learn how to use – and manage – all these devices in the best possible way, many educators around the…

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3 steps to collaborative professional learning

3 steps to collaborative professional learning

02/29/2016

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Free web-based resources that allow people to easily create, collaborate and publish have the potential to transform K-12 education, not just for students but for teachers as well. A few years ago, our intermediate school received an IMPACT technology grant from the North Carolina…

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Two bright ideas ignite education movements

Two bright ideas ignite education movements

09/28/2016

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Every movement begins with an idea, and many ideas are…

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4 proven resources for self-paced ed tech PD

4 proven resources for self-paced ed tech PD

11/18/2016

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Self-paced online learning for educators can be a blessing and a curse. It’s a blessing because you can fit professional development into your schedule and move ahead at your own pace. It’s a curse when you have too many options to choose from or spend a lot of time on a program that’s not high…

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Organize an edcamp for your district

Organize an edcamp for your district

01/09/2018

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Educators: What possibilities can you create?

Educators: What possibilities can you create?

06/27/2018

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You are amazing. You are creating possibilities. You are liberating children. Because of you, the next generation will be empowered.

As a child, Nadia Lopez could easily have gotten lost in the New York City school system. Instead, the internationally…

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Pushing through failure: A Q&A with Andy Weir

Pushing through failure: A Q&A with Andy Weir

06/30/2018

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Bestselling author Andy Weir is no stranger to failure. He didn’t get his big break until he leveraged technology to share his story with an online audience. Gillian King-Cargile of STEM Read sat down with the programmer-turned-writer at ISTE 2018 to discuss problem solving, failure and…

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ISTE 2018 by the numbers

ISTE 2018 by the numbers

07/03/2018

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Every year, thousands of educators come together at the ISTE Conference & Expo to discover new ways to learn with technology, and ISTE 2018 was no exception. In fact, it was a record-setting year for attendance.…

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Use video for action research in the classroom

Use video for action research in the classroom

11/08/2018

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Data collection has become one of the most prominent tools educators use in the classroom to gauge the level of student comprehension. From classroom tests and standardized state testing to exit tickets, teachers are always being asked to collect data to determine the abilities and needs of…

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5 key people to have in your PLN

5 key people to have in your PLN

11/06/2018

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You see the people in your school building every day, and most likely work with grade and subject-similar teachers to plan and share ideas regularly.

That’s a great start, but to build a truly successful professional learning network (PLN), where you can both contribute and…

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