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Inspired by the flipped classroom model, school-based coach Jennifer Carey is flipping her tech-related professional development to provide faculty more flexible learning opportunities and just-in-time support.
Concluding her three-part series about supporting preservice ELA teachers with videos, guest blogger Dr. Janice Dole lists the professional websites that are her go-to resources on word generation, explicit instruction, graphic organizers and text difficulty.
The 62 second video, “CPS Teacher Professional Development from CEO’s Network,” is being shared by a lot of folks on social media. Valerie Strauss posted it today on her blog for the Washington Post, The Answer Sheet, with the title, “A video that shows why teachers are going out of [...]
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This is the last post in a three-part series on teacher attrition in high-poverty schools. Today, Liam Goldrick and David Orphal are contributing responses, and many comments from readers are featured, too.
Our Powerful Learning eCourses are practical, affordable, and an easy way to get your professional development in from the comfort of your own home (or wherever your laptop and your imagination take you). Find out about the Flipped Classroom professional development model we use at PLP. Graduate credit is available for all PLP courses. Significant discounts are available for […]
KNOWLEDGE DELIVERY SYSTEMS: $6 million to NYC-based Knowledge Discovery Systems (KDS) from Edison Ventures. Founded in 2001, KDS provides online professional development, certification and graduate programs customized for teachers and administrators in all fifty U.S. states. The press release says i
The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University seeks a senior-level professional to serve as our Operations Director, the chief administrator for all of the Center’s daily activities, operations, and programs. You will serve as an integral member of the Center’s leadership team, reporting and acting as deputy to the Executive Director. Following in the footsteps of previous incisive and big-hearted leaders who have helped to build the Berkman Center, you will be a tireless and dedicated leader working among some of the most influential scholars on the future of the Internet, and will have the opportunity to help shepherd the Center into its next exciting phase.
As an enterprising, agile, and progressive Operations Director, you will own the roadmap for the Center’s diverse portfolio of activities: you will oversee the comprehensive planning and implementation of the Center’s programs and pursuits; craft strategic initiatives to support and strengthen the Center’s functional responsibilities and culture of serious fun; and inspire and empower the talented Berkman team in the development of scholarship with impact and in their own professional development.
You will manage Berkman’s dynamic core administrative staff and programs, work closely with the Research Director to facilitate high-level institutional coordination and staffing allocation across research projects, and share responsibility with the Center’s financial management for other operational aspects of the Center. In addition, you will lead the cultivation and maintenance of collaborative relationships across the Berkman Center, at Harvard Law School, and throughout Harvard University, and with other colleagues and organizational partners in Cambridge and abroad.A full position description for the job can be found
below and on the Harvard Human Resources website. Please
note that applications for this job must be submitted
through the Harvard Human Resources website, and will not be collected
or coordinated directly through the Berkman Center.
Spending the last week in Oslo, Norway, with the visionary Ann Michaelsen and other school leaders here, I have really thought about the way that we deliver professional development, and to be honest, some of the practices that either don’t…Read more →
The cartoon above was created for the USC Annenberg Agenda, the newly revamped newsletter for the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Jeremy Rosenberg, the school’s Assistant Dean for Public Affairs and Special Events, commissioned Chandler Wood, an LA-based comics artist, to sit in on several sessions of my Public Intellectuals: Theory and Practice class [...]
Join Sue Stephenson, author of Kidding Around: Connecting kids to happiness, laughter and humor and Laughing Matters: Strategies for Building a Joyful Learning Community, along with John Norton, managing editor of PLPress, Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach, co-founder and CEO of Powerful Learning Practice, and other PLPeeps for a #plpnetwork Twitter chat all about how to bring more […]
Two insightful eBooks about laughter and learning, by Canadian author and veteran principal Sue Stephenson, are being offered for the first time in digital format this week at the Powerful Learning Press online bookstore. To celebrate the launch, PL Press is offering a $2 discount through Friday, February 21st. Just enter the coupon code LAUGHING for either book or the bundle!
On January 15, 2014 my Blog will be three years old. With this post included I have written 223 posts just for my blog. In addition, I have done several dozen guest posts for other blogs. On a week-to-week basis I strive to write something new about education, or at least a new take on […]