Voxer, Twitter, and EdCamps: How to Tackle the Harsh Realities of Finding Good Statewide PD

Edsurge

Nebraskans also value local control, and elected not to adapt the Common Core standards. The Trifecta of Rural PD, Part 2: Edcamps Problem Two: How do you bring educators together for a day of learning that doesn’t cost any money to gather? Potential Solution: While collaborations and connections are formed on Twitter chats, the local EdCamp (essentially a free “unconference”) takes us into Step Two, strengthening these bonds.

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

I attended the Edcamp session and watched as attendees unhooked chairs and created discussion circles and then proceeded to generate discussion topics and hold discussions around topics of their choice. conference edcamp PBL reflection social media technology

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Virtual Summer Camp for Teachers - on demand learning for educators

Educational Technology Guy

The summer camp is organized by topic areas, which include: Common Core Resources, Essential Apps for Educators, Webinar and Online PD opportunities, Virtual Crafts, and even a mess hall with food and recipe ideas. The 4th Annual Virtual Summer Camp for Teachers is now available.

What Constitutes Good PD?

A Principal's Reflections

Educators now have to attend mandate-driven workshops on the Common Core, teacher/principal evaluation, and student growth objectives. We can all agree that professional development is essential in any profession, especially education.

Literacy in the Digital Age: 9 Great Speaking & Listening Tools

Educator Innovator

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) stress the importance of communication, and challenge students to engage in conversation by using evidence to support an argument, while evaluating and listening to others’ perspectives. Natalie is involved in EDCampNJ , EDCamp Jersey Shore , EDCamp Leadership , NJ/PA ECET2 , and NJASCD. She is also a Student Achievement Partner Core Advocate and Google Educator.

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

I attended the Edcamp session and watched as attendees unhooked chairs and created discussion circles and then proceeded to generate discussion topics and hold discussions around topics of their choice. technology conference social media reflection edcamp PBL

Do-It-Yourself Professional Development

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Common Sense Education provides teachers, librarians, and education technology coaches with a variety of ways to customize their learning over the summer. Check out some of the reviews and ratings of Common Sense Education's Top Picks.

Do-It-Yourself Professional Development

Graphite Blog

Common Sense Education provides teachers, librarians, and education technology coaches with a variety of ways to customize their learning over the summer. Common Sense Education provides many valuable resources focused on helping teachers identify how they can use tools and technology to assess learning in the classroom. Check out some of the reviews and ratings of Common Sense Education's Top Picks.