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The Professional Learning Sweet Spot

A Principal's Reflections

For the better part of my educational career, I always referred to any type of learning to assist me as a teacher or administrator as professional development (PD). The experiences where I had some level of choice were the most meaningful to me and resulted in real changes to my educational practice.

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Agency: Important for Students and Educators

A Principal's Reflections

The desire to increase agency in the form of voice, choice, and advocacy should be viewed as just as important for educators (teachers and administrators) as it is for students. For sustainable change and innovative practices to take hold let’s evaluate the level of educator agency in our schools. Image credit: www.peoplematters.in

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Using Micro-credentials for Personalized Professional Development

Digital Promise

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) is an educational service agency in rural southeastern Kentucky that serves 22 school districts, 134 schools, over 3,000 teachers, and more than 50,000 students. Micro-credentials provide personalized professional development opportunities aligned to theory of action plans.

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Roadmap to a Job-Embedded Growth Model

A Principal's Reflections

Undeterred, I continued to talk about the concept of a Personal Learning Network (PLN) and what it had done for my professional growth. PGP time for the past two yeas has been dedicated for my staff to become better educators and learners. The have been encouraged to find their passion and work to define their purpose.

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Issuing Micro-Credentials to Your Teachers Can Reward Competency

Edthena

Micro-credentials are an emerging method for helping teachers document their professional learning. They offer districts an innovative way to document teachers’ skills while allowing the teachers to share their progress with others via a digital badge. Now these barriers are eliminated.

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Want to be a stronger digital leader?

eSchool News

In a rapidly changing world, educators have been forced to self-examine and come to terms with approaches that are inefficient and irrelevant–from outmoded ways of setting up classrooms to equating school success solely on standardized metrics. Digital tools now allow for professional learning to take place anytime, anywhere, and with anyone.

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In Support of Teachers: First State Micro-credential Initiative

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The iLearnMaine Educator Micro-credential Program was announced Thursday, Oct. 15, by ACTEM and the Maine’s Learning Through Technology Team. What if schools and teachers had support for professional learning that met their needs and was on their own terms? iLearnMaine Educator Micro-credentials.