Student Flourishing in the Virtual Classroom

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly accelerated the rate at which schools and universities of all shapes and sizes have had to move to online teaching and learning modalities, even if only as a short-term conduit for allowing formal education to continue in these unprecedented times.  There is also no doubt …

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Let’s Get Personal: Personalizing Professional Development in Remote, Blended, & In-person Learning Environments

Inquiry Question: How can coaches personalize professional development for educators in remote, blended, and in-person learning environments, to support them in the effective use of technology?  With many districts and schools announcing that they will be moving to full remote learning or a hybrid model for the fall, I am thinking about how educators will…

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Effectively Fostering Learning-Focused Relationships in Remote Learning & Blended Learning Environments

Inquiry Question: How can coaches effectively foster learning-focused relationships with educators and support them in best practices for instruction, especially in remote learning or blended learning environments? As I explored my inquiry question for module 1, I focused my investigation on the first indicator from ISTE Coaching Standard 3. 3a. Establish trusting and respectful coaching relationships…

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Exploring Instruction- Digital Professional Development Offerings For The Per-Service Educator.

ISTE Standard 4: Professional Development and Program Evaluation Performance Indicator B states that a focus on “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.” It should be a regular occurrence in our learning as educators. Just like the K-12 learners, … Continue reading Exploring Instruction- Digital Professional Development Offerings For The Per-Service Educator.

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Culturally Responsive Teaching, Art, and Digital Learning Environments

Our first module for EDTC 6104 was anchored around ISTE coaching standard 3, which states, “Technology coaches create and support effective digital age learning environments to maximize the learning of all students.” After doing some of the required readings I wanted to focus on the “all” in the standard. Specifically, how culturally responsive teaching could […]

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Blended Learning: Implementing the Station Rotation Model

As part of Seattle Pacific University’s Digital Education Leadership Program, we are learning about ISTE Coaching Standard 3: Digital Learning …

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ISTE-1 Empowered Students

Students leverage technology to take an active role in choosing, achieving and demonstrating competency in their learning goals, informed by the learning sciences. In the digital world, it is the 21st-century skill for students to learn how to appropriately leverage digital technology to support learning activities and achieve learning goals which make some schools pilot …

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Still Re-Thinking Professional Development: Module 2

Re-Thinking Technology Professional Development During this module in our class focusing on professional development and program evaluation we were asked to consider the role that adult learning principles play in the planning of educational technology professional development. I found that to be a fascinating question not only because I had never heard of the adult … Continue reading “Still Re-Thinking Professional Development: Module 2”

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Module 1: Blended Learning in PD

This quarter we will consider how to best create and support digital learning environments through the lens of a technology coach. In module 1 we are focusing on performance indicators a & c under ISTE Standard 3 for Coaches. Those two indicators ask how collaboration and classroom management can be used effectively to maximize the … Continue reading “Module 1: Blended Learning in PD”

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EDTC 6104 Module 1 – Personalizing Professional Development to Support Technology Integration

As we begin our Summer quarter looking at ISTE Coaching Standard 3, I can’t help but connect to our last assignment of looking at Professional Development.  Just like my intent to find more personalized PD, this week I’m looking for inspiration in classroom design, functionality, and management. Perhaps it’s because I’m no longer a new … Continue reading “EDTC 6104 Module 1 – Personalizing Professional Development to Support Technology Integration”

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