Category Archives: PD

Student created screencast tutorials

Jing has been very helpful for teachers to take control of their own professional development. I know I have viewed several videos that were made by teachers using Jing in order to learn a new program or tool, the most recent … Continue reading

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If students ran Teacher Training….

During a Literature Circle Discussion, a group of students were discussing the teacher, Mr. Maxwell, in the novel, A Week in the Woods by Andrew Clements. As I was making my way around the room to the different circles going … Continue reading

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Don’t keep students in the dark

Have you ever been in a PD session where the following occurs: The session leader instructs everybody to take out a piece of paper and complete a task such as, “Draw a picture of the beach” (for example). Everyone in … Continue reading

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Professional Presentations

For my first post, I wanted to share something I have found great value in, presenting at conferences. Even though I have only presented at two conferences, I have gained so much from the experiences. -Met and gained valuable connections … Continue reading

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