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Dianne Krause

Social media gives professional development a long tail SmartBlogs - 0 views

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    In many schools and learning organizations, professional development is still an "event." It's something that happens a few times a year, imparting isolated chunks of information and strategy to educators. This type of learning is often not pervasive enough to inform everyday practice. Social media has the ability to change that. And teachers are starting to take this to heart.
Dianne Krause

Ed Tech Challenge - 3 views

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    This a self-paced, scaffolded technology integration course for educators. This course was the collaborative effort of school districts all over the nation- and the content for this course was created by technology integrators, classroom teachers, Google Apps Certified Trainers and Teachers, and ISTE award winners. All of the suggestions we give are grounded in practice- they are techniques we actually use and we know work! We've flipped this course so that you can learn when you have time, and we've created templates, videos, and resources so that you can start using those tools right away.
Dianne Krause

Characteristics of Adult Learners - 0 views

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    Below is a comparison of the learning characteristics of adult learners and youth learners. Of course, these are generalizations with exceptions occurring in each group of learners, but you may want to keep these differences in mind as you consider the learner population you expect in your online course. The design of your course would be influenced by your expected student population."
Dianne Krause

Digital Learning Day - 0 views

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    Digital Learning Day, February 6, 2013, is a national celebration of teachers that shines a spotlight on successful instructional technology practice in classrooms across the country. Add your voice and expertise to tens of thousands of educators representing nearly 2 million students in ongoing activities, idea sharing, and collaboration leading up to the big event. Mark your calendar for February 6, 2013 and join the wave of innovation sweeping through our nation's schools. Participation is free and easy
Dianne Krause

EPIC 2020 | Higher Education Reform - 0 views

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    "EPIC 2020 , stands for the proposition that the education of the world will change dramatically for the better during this decade. The two movies that follow and this site hope to provide tools that shatter the paradigm that the future will be anything like the past as well as facilitate discussion and accelerate actions to bring about the transformation of the education of the world."
Dianne Krause

Education Is My Life | A Group Blog On All Things Education - 1 views

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    New blog for all teachers - preservice to veterans!
Dianne Krause

10 ways to change the minds of tech-reluctant staff | eSchool News - 0 views

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    We often hear about tech-savvy educators and administrators who have an array of best practices and whose love for technology is evident. But as anyone who's ever been part of a school or district knows, not all teachers and administrators are as comfortable or familiar with technology.In a recent "Question of the Week," we asked our tech-savvy readers: "How do you get tech-reluctant teachers and administrators to use technology effectively?" Here are our readers' top answers (edited for brevity).
Dianne Krause

Tips and tricks: Hold a wiki training camp - 4 views

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    You can do a lot with wikis. But before you get to the fancy stuff, you have to master the basics - and that goes for your students, as well. Now that the school year is underway, we put together a quick 15-20 minute activity, designed to get students comfortable with using wikis. All you need is this PDF handout, a wiki of your own, and a few minutes of preparation:
Dianne Krause

PDPresenterToolkit - home - 1 views

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    This wiki is a template that you can use for any Professional Development or Training sessions that address the use of wikis in education. With Mark's permission, we are making it available to educational technologists who are looking for tools to show their teams what can be accomplished with wikis in general - and Wikispaces in particular - in the K-12 environment.
Dianne Krause

Free Classroom Guides and Educational Downloads for 2011 | Edutopia - 0 views

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    Free Classroom Guides and Educational Downloads for 2011 Get our easy-to-print guides that include useful tips for teachers, parents, and school administrators.
Dianne Krause

Teaching Channel - 1 views

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    At Teaching Channel we believe what makes teachers inspiring is how they became experts -- the hours and years they've dedicated to improving their craft to benefit their students. Our mission is to capture their technique on video so that all teachers -- new or seasoned -- have a place to find inspiration. Of course you could just lean back and admire great stories, but we also provide tools to take a few notes, trade ideas, and even build your own personal workspace. And because we know teaching is not one-size-fits-all, we tailored our technology so you can find what works best for you.
Dianne Krause

Intel Teach Elements Online Professional Development Courses - 0 views

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    Free, just-in-time professional development that you can experience now, anytime, anywhere. This series of compelling courses provides deeper exploration of 21st century learning concepts.
Dianne Krause

Summer PD: Use a Web Site to Help Manage Your Classroom | Edutopia - 0 views

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    "Many view classroom management as how a teacher runs the day-to-day operations of the class. In the 21st century, classroom management goes beyond the classroom walls. To keep students working and focused on the tasks at hand, a Web site can be utilized to make class time more efficient. "
Dianne Krause

Education World: Doug Johnson: Seven Stupid Mistakes Teachers Make With Technology - 1 views

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    I use the term stupid under fairly constrained conditions. To me, a stupid act has a degree of willfulness about it and is serious. Making an error once is ignorance; making the same mistake multiple times is stupidity. Unfortunately, I see stupid acts and beliefs related to technology in schools way too often. These would be my nominees for the most stupid things** a teacher can do related to technology...
Dianne Krause

Emerald | International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education information - 0 views

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    The International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education (IJMCE) publishes cutting edge research and substantial in-process reports and theoretical accounts of mentoring and coaching in educational contexts, including schools, colleges and universities. IJMCE provides overviews of how mentoring and coaching are evolving as well as circulating critical engagement with theoretical and practical issues. It enables insights into variations in mentoring and coaching on a global platform, evidencing their situated nature and generic characteristics as well as reporting on emerging issues in mentoring and coaching theory and practice. This unique journal highlights what is recognised as effective practice in specific contexts, as well as evidencing why this is so and discussing possible transferability to other contexts.  IJMCE regularly features informed reviews of mentoring and coaching publications and provides conference reports from events that have global significance.
Dianne Krause

Free Technology for Teachers: 77 Web Resources for Teachers to Try This Summer - 1 views

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    The school year is either over or almost over for the majority of readers of Free Technology for Teachers. The summer is a good time to explore and experiment with new things that you might use in the fall. In the PDF below I've compiled 77 resources that you might want try out over the next couple of months. Even if there's nothing new to you in it, please consider passing it along to a colleague that could discover a few new things from it.
Dianne Krause

About « Ctrl-Alt-Pd - 1 views

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    "About Our Motivation: Challenges and opportunities, created by our global society, invite teachers, administrators, and students to rethink the way they teach, lead, and learn. The rise of social networking, the ease with which information is shared, and the growth of our global economy are just a few factors that have made it obvious that the 21st century is a much different world than the 20th century. And yet, when we take a good, hard look at the culture within our schools, do we see that much has changed from yesterday to today? We may see more technology used in the classroom and maybe more discussions on the "content vs. skills" debate in the faculty rooms. But underneath it all, have things really changed? Have we successfully forged a culture where life-long learning, personal growth, and collaboration are valued and practiced among all members of the school community? In Richard DuFour's article "Why Look Elsewhere?: Improving Schools from Within," he states that "it is context-the beliefs, expectations, behaviors and norms that constitute the culture of a given school-that plays the largest role in deciding whether a professional development program will make a difference in that school." If a school's goal is to improve student achievement, and a school considers learning to be the crux of its community, then effective professional development-where teachers and administrators themselves become learners-is the bridge to achieving that goal."
Dianne Krause

The George Lucas Educational Foundation's Professional-Development Modules Home Page | ... - 0 views

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    "These free instructional modules were developed by education faculty and professional developers for their colleagues. They can be employed as extension units in existing courses or can be used independently in workshops and meetings. Each module includes articles, video footage, PowerPoint presentations, and class activities. They draw from the wealth of the Foundation's archives of best practices and correlate with ISTE/NCATE NETS standards."
Dianne Krause

Instructional Strategies Online - 1 views

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    "Instructional strategies determine the approach a teacher may take to achieve learning objectives. Five categories of instructional strategies and explanation of these five categories can be found within this site. Instructional methods are used by teachers to create learning environments and to specify the nature of the activity in which the teacher and learner will be involved during the lesson. While particular methods are often associated with certain strategies, some methods may by found within a variety of strategies. A sampling of instructional methods with accompanying explanations are presented in this website."
Dianne Krause

What Will You Learn this Summer? 35 Professional Development Resources | Teacher Reboot... - 4 views

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    "Summer has officially started for many of you! I know that you will probably be relaxing for the first few days, but eventually you may feel the need to be inspired and motivated for the upcoming school year! Social media provides us with incredible opportunities to choose the way we want to develop professionally. You can choose the topic, the medium, and who you want to learn from. You can choose the way you like to learn, because social media provides us with several multimedia experiences, such as webinars, LMS, live video, and more. The experience is usually dynamic and motivating because you are learning with others around the world! Additionally, you will be developing your Personal/ Passionate Learning Network (PLN)."
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