“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 performance indicator b: Design, develop and implement technology-rich professional learning programs that model principles of adult …

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Conference Proposal – Integrating Digital Citizenship: It’s Common Sense!

This quarter, for my Seattle Pacific Digital Education Leadership Master’s Degree coursework, I was asked to develop a proposal for a session or workshop at a professional learning event. I was given free choice for both topic and learning event. It did not take long for me to settle on a topic: …

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Teacher-Led Professional Learning

The ISTE Teacher Standard 5 provides four benchmarks for teachers to continuously improve their professional practice, model lifelong learning, and exhibit leadership in their school and professional community by promoting and demonstrating the effective use of digital tools and resources? My focus areas were: “exhibit leadership by demonstrating a …

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Global Collaborative Project Part II – One Down, Two to Go!

GCP = End-of-Year Bliss At this moment, I am marveling at my students’ ability to pick up a project and run with it. At a time of year when a teacher might expect students’ interest and motivation levels to be waning, the possibility to connect with other children who live …

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