Going to the Basics – Program Evaluation

As I am preparing myself to create and implement my first program evaluation, one of the first steps I have taken is to search into […]

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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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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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EDTC 6106 Module 5 Reflection: Professional Development and Program Evaluation Toolbox

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. Triggering Question What are the essentials of a technology rich professional development learning program? As I reach my final …

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Finding Synergy in Professional Learning

Photo Credit:CNA Finance 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.   For the final blog post of this quarter, our cohort explores the triggering eventRead More

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Administrators and Professional Development

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. We have looked at professional development through the lense of an adult learner and through the perspective ofRead More

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Module 3 Resolution: Collaborative Learning Strategies for Professional Development

Overview After many conversations with educators and administrators, collaborations with my digital education leadership master’s cohort, a few months of pouring over professional development research, and reflections on my own experiences I can confidently say that most educator professional development opportunities are lacking in one way or another.  A few repeated sentiments include: most PD …

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Adult Learning Principles and PD

ISTE Standard 4: Professional Development and Program Evaluation 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. photo credit: www.amplify.com As a teacher, even in four short years, I have taken part in too many  professional developments toRead More

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EDTC6106 Module 1 Reflection: Differentiating Professional Development

Those in the profession of education are all too familiar with buzzwords, those bits of jargon that often come and go as topics of conversation and professional development.  While these words can often feel a bit exhausting, one that has seemed to stick, and for good reason, is “differentiation”.  Since I started studying the pedagogy […]

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Effective Components of Professional Development

  ISTE Standard 4: Professional Development and Program Evaluation 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. Essential Question:  How should we design professional development that utilizes educational technology? My Question: What components build the foundationRead More

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