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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The Many Roles Principals Play in Teacher Development

This quarter as part of Seattle Pacific University’s EDTC 6106 Educational Technology Leadership course, I investigated the question: “What is …

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Professional Development: Modeling Adult Learning Principles

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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Digital eLearning: A Journey In Progress

The Pre-College Institute Pathways Service Learning Tutors is an ever-evolving group of undergraduate students from San Diego State University, with over 120 service-learners this academic year the training on logistical systems and expectations takes up a large amount of my time. My first two semesters were full of preparing for the training, facilitating the training … Continue reading Digital eLearning: A Journey In Progress

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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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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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The Reflection Cycle & Teacher Development

This week in the Digital Education Leadership program, we continued our exploration of ISTE Coaching Standard 4B: “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.” (Iste.org 2017) This is my 4th post exploring this standard. I’ve previously […]

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The Role of Self-Assessment in Professional Development

Self-assessment is a powerful tool that encourages learners to take responsibility for their own learning. Taking a moment to reflect on learned content and future application supports retention and promotes metacognition. I have used self-assessment with my students with great success. As I pondered what angle to approach ISTE Coaching Standard 4B this week (Design, […]

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Workshop Model for Professional Development: Factors for Success

For today’s post, I’d like to take an in-depth look at a perennial favorite of those hosting professional development for teachers: the workshop model. When you think of a workshop outside of the education world, you probably picture a full day, hands-on session learning how to lay laminate flooring or perhaps weekly evening classes on […]

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