A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking


You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. In the November 2016 Executive Summary , the researchers shared: When thousands of students respond to dozens of tasks there are endless variations. That was certainly the case in our experience.

TOP 10 Ways To Deliver The Worst PD EVER!


One PL strategy that seems to work well are Edcamps. Online communities are a perfect way to expand learning and your personal learning network Gamification relates to applying game thinking to a non-game context. Gamification can personalize learning for teachers. Now we are all professionals and have never actually done this during a PD session (well I hope not) but I have certainly had the feelings to do so. So here we go, my top 10 ways to deliver the worst PD ever.

Transforming and Personalize PD in Your Own District


Edcamps , based on an Unconference model , are free, discussion-based sessions. Gamification relates to applying game thinking into a non-game context. Learn more about how a school in San Diego is using Gamification to personalize learning for teachers. With traditional one-size-fits-all professional development, many teachers get overlooked and fall through the cracks, just like our students, resulting in poor implementation in the classroom.