Posts Tagged ‘professional development’

Clarifying Expectations With Clear Communication (TeachThought)

Posted on December 18th, 2014

In the same way that students appreciate teachers who articulate their expectations and model them consistently, our staff appreciates it from us. The availability of data reports around student achievement is providing us with opportunities for success like never before. True, these reports often have us zero-in on deficiencies in student learning,...

John Ross Elementary district’s 4th Great Expectations Model School (Edmond Sun)

Posted on September 10th, 2014

John Ross Elementary in Edmond has achieved the prestigious honor of being named a Great Expectations Model School, the fourth in Edmond to achieve the designation. The Great Expectations teaching/training model is guided by six basic principles and further defined by 17 classroom practices that allow students to become self-directed learners, productive citizens, critical...

5 PD tips for the new semester (eCampus News)

Posted on July 30th, 2014

Faculty often want to learn more about technology integration, but have difficulty finding the time, or knowing where to start. Many understand the basics of technology in higher education, but would like to see new ideas. They are faced with providing more training to more users with fewer resources. To alleviate some...

Atomic Learning: Educational Content Repository [ISTE] (TechFaster)

Posted on June 26th, 2014

We’re gearing up for the International Society for Technology in Education 2014 Conference (ISTE) coming up on June 28th. We have had the opportunity to speak with several exhibitors. Among these exhibitor companies is Atomic Learning. Atomic Learning is a content repository of sorts, offering training and learning resources. We had a chance to ask the Atomic Learning Team...

‘Great Expectations’ Unveils Summer Learning Opportunities for Educators

Posted on May 21st, 2014

Great Expectations will be holding summer training for PreK-12 educators at multiple locations in Oklahoma, Texas and Michigan. As the organization’s core training experience, the Summer Institutes are taught by Great Expectation instructors and feature practical strategies educators can take back to their classrooms....

Contemporary Online PD For Educators (eSchool News)

Posted on November 12th, 2013

Educators looking for a unique professional development (PD) experience that relates textbook curriculum to real-world events and current issues now have a new, free online opportunity thanks to the Smithsonian. The Smithsonian Online Education Conference series is an interactive online webinar presented each month by Smithsonian experts, and can be used by...

ISTE 2013: Professional Development, the Easy Way (Scholastic Administrator)

Posted on June 25th, 2013

Atomic Learning has six new professional development courses designed to get teachers up to speed on the latest software. Read more>...

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