Tag Archives: Professional development

1:1- Resources, Teachers, Committed Leaders, Student Centered Approaches and PD!- It is Common Sense!

Tweet I don’t often get a chance to quote Arnold Schwarzenegger but I will today. This from an edweek.org article: “How can kids compete in the global economy when the information the schools feed them is stale and is outdated … Continue reading

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An Implementation Next Step?

Tweet This entry has been cross posted to LeaderTalk. As I work this academic year in rolling out a 1:1 program, I have thought long and hard about the next steps after the initial “out of the box” experience has … Continue reading

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Virginia’s ITRT program-Formalizing Embedded Staff Development and ALMOST Getting it Right!

Tweet I have written before about my belief that staff development needs to be addressed as a long term effort, and not something that can be taken on as a short term effort to solve a particular problem. Let’s face … Continue reading

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Another thought about “Thought Leadership”

Tweet I wrote on Friday for Leadertalk and here about my experiences with Thought Leadership and My Personal Professional Development.  I have received some great comments, one of which I followed the link to this gentleman’s blog.  Don Cowert notes … Continue reading

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My Experiences with “Thought Leadership” and Personal Writing and My Own Professional Development

Tweet Image via Wikipedia This entry cross posted to Leadertalk. I found Scott McCleod’s PDF handout on the 100 Principal Blog project almost 3 years ago when I took the initiative to start my school principal‘s blog. My tech integrator … Continue reading

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I am probably jumping to conclusions here but- Professional Conferences/Seminars Probably DON’T work!

Tweet c Image by Eduardo Amorim via Flickr This just found in my email box from Education Week: The time U.S. teachers actually spend in professional training largely continues to take place in isolation, rather than in school-based settings that … Continue reading

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When is it too much? AND When do we say “DO IT or GO!”?

Tweet Image by Old Shoe Woman via Flickr This entry will be cross posted to the Leadertalk Blog My colleagues and I got in an animated conversation the other day about the actual demonstrable skills teachers and administrators must have … Continue reading

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