Technology and Professional Development

For our EDTC 6106 module 5 I am going to be focusing on ISTE Coaching 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. When thinking of technology […]

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Administering 21st Century P.D.

This week we are continuing with ISTE Coaching Standard 4, 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. I really

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Project Evaluation of Edmodo Certified Trainer Course (ECT) at Edmodo

Project Evaluation of Edmodo Certified Trainer Course (ECT) at Edmodo – 2017-2018 This project is being conducted by Autumn Ottenad, Community Growth Manager at Edmodo. I am trying to figure out if the new Edmodo Certified Trainer (ECT) program which I recently revamped taking it from six to four weeks is successful because Edmodo wants…

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Bringing Computational Thinking to Educators Professional Learning

As I begin to wrap up my studies in EDTC 6106 Educational Technology Leadership for the DEL program our last inquiry asked us to explore; what does the ideal technology-rich professional learning program look like? From there I began to contemplate Computational Thinking again which is a common thread throughout my studies in SPU’s DEL program.  As…

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Walking the walk… CS for Me!

CS for All CS for All was created by the United States Department of Education (US DOE), during the Obama administration, with the goal of “empower[ing] a generation of American students with the computer science skills they need to thrive in a digital economy” (Smith, 2016). Although the …

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Designing a District Professional Learning Plan

In the DEL program course, Professional Development & Program Evaluation, we’re challenged with exploring best practices in educational technology professional development all while referencing the ISTE Coaching Standards. Coaching Standard 4: Professional Development and Program Evaluation specifically has us consider how educational technology coaches design, develop, and implement technology rich professional learning programs that model principles of […]

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EDTC 6106: ISTE Coaching Standard 4b: “Creating a Culture and Conditions for Innovation and Change” in Professional Learning

ISTE Coaching Standard 4 provides three benchmarks for technology coaches to conduct needs assessments, develop technology-related professional learning programs and evaluate the impact on instructional practice and student learning. My focus is on per…

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EDTC 6106: ISTE Coaching Standard 4b: Digital Age Best Practices in Teacher Professional Development

ISTE Coaching Standard 4 provides three benchmarks for technology coaches to conduct needs assessments, develop technology-related professional learning programs and evaluate the impact on instructional practice and student learning. My focus is on per…

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Application of Adult Learning in Technology Training

ISTE Coaching Standard 4: Professional Development and Program Evaluation What are the adult learning principles that may impact participation in online or self-paced professional learning? My interest in this question stems from observing our teachers wanting professional learning but are unable to find classes that fit their schedule. Because we have the technology to support […]

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How Can Administrators Best Support Professional Development in Education Technology?

At the heart of my current studies with the Digital Education Leadership program at Seattle Pacific University is ISTE Coaching Standard 4, which focuses on how professional learning can be best support teacher practice and, ultimately, student learning. Professional development is often associated with the administrators who orchestrate it. As a result, recognizing how paramount administrators are to the […]

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