6. Content Knowledge & Professional Growth

Knowledge: Noun: the fact or condition of knowing something with familiarity gained through experience or association : acquaintance with or understanding of a science, art, or technique

“Technology coaches demonstrate professional knowledge, skills and dispositions in content, pedagogical and technological areas as well as adult learning and leadership and are continuously deepening their knowledge and expertise” (ISTE 2011).

As a visionary leader, I will model essential professional growth as a connected educator who is an active member of a rich professional learning network (PLN), including professional organizations and local cohorts.

a. Engage in continual learning to deepen content and pedagogical knowledge in technology integration and current and emerging technologies necessary to effectively implement the ISTE Standards•S and ISTE Standards•T.

b. Engage in continuous learning to deepen professional knowledge, skills and dispositions in organizational change and leadership, project management and adult learning to improve professional practice.

c. Regularly evaluate and reflect on their professional practice and dispositions to improve and strengthen their ability to effectively model and facilitate technology-enhanced learning experiences.

Works Cited

  1. International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE; 2011). Standards for Coaches.

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