Category: Continuous Development

Continuous Development, Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms

Providing good teachers for all students proves to be a challenge for states

April 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Most teachers become more effective with experience, while other teachers never become effective at all. The new ESSA regulations require that states now define “ineffective,” “inexperienced,” or “out-of-field teachers” and work to make sure that effective teachers are placed into […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

3 tips to help inspire self-reflection in teachers

April 6, 2018

Via: eSchool News

As the supervisor of instruction in Haddon Township School District in New Jersey, I would love to be able to give my teachers feedback every week. Feedback is a crucial factor for growth and progress, especially for teachers, who are […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

How To Help Students Learn From Anything

March 29, 2018

Via: TeachThought

Who controls the learning in your classroom? What are the sources of that learning? Does the learning happen as a matter of access to content, or participation in teacher-derived learning activities–i.e., units and lessons? Who or what is the most […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

How does social media fit into the classroom?

March 28, 2018

Via: eSchool News

Social media is increasingly used for teachers’ professional learning, but teachers seem more hesitant to use it as a learning tool with students, according to a survey from the University of Phoenix and Harris Poll . Sixteen percent of the […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

How can educators make the STEM pipeline more accessible?

February 27, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Providing quality STEM education means taking care of teachers Ajmera said it’s clear K-12 teachers are “hungry for professional development.” Building an effective STEM program, she said, means making sure teachers are surrounded by learning opportunities to improve and like-minded colleagues […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

10 steps to developing a powerful professional-learning culture

February 22, 2018

Via: eSchool News

“Be the leader you wish you had.” —Simon Sinek Professional learning in many districts must undergo radical reform, from a model that’s outdated and ineffective to one that’s personal, empowering, and owned by the learner. How can we create such […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Simple Assessment Feature from Otus Learning Platform

February 21, 2018

Via: Class Tech Tips

The team at Otus has revamped a popular feature to make creating assessments easier for teachers using their robust learning platform. After hearing lots of feedback from current users, they decided to make a simple assessment feature so every teacher […]

Continuous Development, Education Tech, Educational Forms

Common Sense, Center for Humane Technology call for tech addiction awareness in schools

February 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Ultimately, Harris describes the educational use of tech platforms students are using outside of class as “racing to the bottom,” comparing it to the sell of fast food or junk food prior to high-quality competitors. As EdSurge notes, Common Sense […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

How to bring global learning to your classroom

January 30, 2018

Via: eSchool News

The sun was high overhead as we stood in the open, slowly baking in the hundred- degree heat, which was abnormally hot for late October, even by southern California standards. It was late in the afternoon of day three of […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

What does experiential learning look like?

January 24, 2018

Via: eCampus News

The term millennial is a word that big education aspires to connect with, yet has trouble relating to. Too often in higher education it simply means 20-somethings, and the question then becomes: “How do we market to millennials so they […]