#C4C15: Professional: Development vs. Learning | Outside the Education Box

The people that you are at the PD buffet with matter. Those who support you in making better choices are better than those that keep you going back for the same items again and again. I think the most important aspect of what you have identified is that you do …

#C4C15: Professional: Development vs. Learning | Outside the Education Box

The people that you are at the PD buffet with matter. Those who support you in making better choices are better than those that keep you going back for the same items again and again. I think the most important aspect of what you have identified is that you do …

#C4C15: Teachers as Technology Trailblazers: Drawing the Line Between Success and Mastery #ASCD15

Kristen Swanson models reflection better than almost anyone else I know. I find myself trying to rationalize this journey all of the time. But, it isn’t that I need a better answer to why I engage in community the way that I do, but rather it is that I need …

#C4C15: Innovations in Education – Backwards Planning Professional Development for 1:1

Setting goals for teachers is hard. First, I think these goals are brilliant. In particular, I think these goals are some of the best that I have seen for PD: 1. What is possible to do with technology that could not be done without it 2. Understand that learner questions …

#C4C15: Nocking The Arrow: A Relevance Recipe For Educators

This metaphor is wonderful for creating a relevant educator. I just wonder if we need to keep on recommending tools or if we can recommend ideas and approaches that are supported by tools. Your metaphor for relevance in the classroom is wonderful. While most of my salads have fewer ingredients …

#C4C15: Gaming with the Histocrats: Everything I Learned About History I Learned From Video Games…

Student guest bloggers is a brilliant idea on a professional blog: I am very intrigued as to how the ways in which you “live history” in these games end up showing you the ways in which historical events have played out in real life. I wonder if your empathy for …