Motivate and Engage Teachers to Be Positive Learners in PD on Educational Technology – considering adult learning principles

ISTE Coaching Standards ISTE Standard 4: Professional Development and Program Evaluation Performance Indicator B ● Design, develop, and implement technology rich professional learning programs that model principles of adult learning and promote digital age best practices in teaching, learning, and assessment. Inquiry Question:How can we design the professional development /What kind of PD can motivate …

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Context Matters

Standards: ISTE Coaching Standard 4: Professional Development and Program Evaluation, indicator b: Design, develop, and implement technology rich learning programs that model principles of adult learning and promote digital age best practices in teaching, learning, and assessment. ISTE Student Standard 2: Digital Citizen, indicator a: Students cultivate and manage their digital identity and reputation and […]

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Modern Professional Learning using Ed Tech

This quarter, as part of Seattle Pacific University’s EDTC 6106 course, I investigated the question: “What would modern professional learning look …

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Making professional development successful

In the Digital Education Leadership program at Seattle Pacific University (SPU), I am working on professional development and program evaluation defined in the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) standards for educational coaches.  In particular, part 4 of the ISTE coaching standard asks for professional learning programs that promote digital age best practices in…

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Professional Development In The Age of ‘Digital Best Practice’: Professional Learning Needs Of Educators In A Technology-Rich Learning Environment

As educators, we have all been in the professional development that has been less than riveting. Someone stands in the front of a room full of educators who have spent the day living the realities of the classroom. They are tired, they have tons of grading to do, they are worried about the student who … Continue reading Professional Development In The Age of ‘Digital Best Practice’: Professional Learning Needs Of Educators In A Technology-Rich Learning Environment

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Online Methods Support Effective Professional Development

Like many people, I had my doubts about online education prior to joining the Digital Education Leadership program at Seattle Pacific University. Would it be rigorous enough and personalized? Would others take the degree seriously once they knew it was…

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Revamping Professional Development Using Ed TEch Tools

Educators attend Professional Development (PD) for a variety of reasons which span from personal interests to clock hour requirements to required attendance from district or administration. No matter what the reason is for why educators are in attendance at a PD, the hope is that knowledge will be shared, gained and then brought to life …

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Design an Effective and Impactive Professional Development for Teachers that Utilizes Educational Technology

ISTE Coaching Standards ISTE Standard 4: Professional Development and Program Evaluation● Design, develop, and implement technology rich professional learning programs that model principles of adult learning and promote digital age best practices in teaching, learning, and assessment. How to Define Professional Development is Effective Fullan (2007) argues that external approaches to instructional improvement are rarely …

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Providing Feedback as a Coach

This quarter, as part of my journey through Seattle Pacific University’s Digital Education Leadership program, we are investigating ISTE coaching …

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