Modern Professional Learning: Connecting PLCs With PLNs

The CoolCatTeacher

Modern professional learning links the Professional Learning Community (PLC) with the Professional Learning Network (PLN). An Excerpt from Modern Professional Learning: Connecting PLC’s with PLN’s. ” (Huffman and Hipp 2003).

A Paradigm Shift

A Principal's Reflections

It all began around 2003 when the smartphone wars started with Blackberry, but was quickly taken over by the Apple iPhone in 2007. Maybe evolution is not the right approach for education, but rather a concerted focus on paradigm shifts to professional practice.

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Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments

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For high-stakes testing, attend all scheduled state-mandated meetings and trainings, take notes and ask questions. Students do need to keep learning and working, but increasing the workload will make students and parents anxious and grumpy.

Teacher Development Research Review: Keys to Educator Success

Digital Promise

Teaching quality has been defined as “instruction that enables a wide range of students to learn” ( Darling-Hammond, 2012 ), and it is the strongest school-related factor that can improve student learning and achievement ( Hanushek, 2011 ; Nye, Konstantopoulos, and Hedges, 2004 ; Rivkin, Hanushek, and Kain, 2005 ). Job Embedded Professional Development. Professional Learning Communities. A safe and cooperative climate for learning.

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Expert Tips to Make Educational Travel Attainable for All Students

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Holding regular monthly meetings, and providing that schedule to families at the beginning of the year, keeps everyone in the know. During the meetings at Dr. Olson’s school, teachers would introduce families to each other.

Focusing on a Safe, Supportive School Climate

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Working with the Committee for Children, they’re piloting a program merging social emotional learning (SEL) and Restorative Practice (RP) in school. First, the staff met the coach and learned more about SEL and restorative practices. edWeb Blog sel social-emotional learning

6 tips for making educational travel attainable for all students

eSchool News

Hold meetings for families. Holding regular monthly meetings, and providing that schedule to families at the beginning of the year, keeps everyone in the know. During the meetings at Olson’s school, teachers would introduce families to each other.

Dear ISTE (reprised)

NeverEndingSearch

This past week in Philadelphia I participated in a meeting that launched the year-long process of refreshing ISTE’s Standards for Students. The 2007 standards described a landscape in which we were using technology to learn. link] (2003).