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Creative Professional Development for Teachers – #TeachChat January 8, 2014

Creative Professional Development for Teachers – #TeachChat January 8, 2014

Pull out the stops for fun and creative professional development ideas, because the Really Good Teachers of #TeachChat have some great suggestions. The #TeachChat on January 8, 2014 focused on all things professional development and continuing ed credits. Be sure to check out the included links for direct access to some of the most interesting
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Expanding a Teacher’s Tech Toolbox through Meaningful Professional Development

Expanding a Teacher’s Tech Toolbox through Meaningful Professional Development

by Jamie Forshey, Guest Blogger As Dr. Gary Stager once said, “Professional development does not work when it occurs outside the context of practice.”  My sentiments exactly!  As an instructional technology coach, I specifically focus on creating and facilitating professional development that focuses on improving teacher effectiveness with the intent of increasing student achievement.  For
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20 Places for Professional Development for Teachers

20 Places for Professional Development for Teachers

Stuck for professional development hours?  Want to gain more credit hours for your Master’s degree?  Or perhaps you simply want to chat with like-minded educators about ways to improve your teaching.  Check out the 20 ideas below to find places where professional development hours for educators can be had.


20 Best Education Books for Your Professional Development Library

20 Best Education Books for Your Professional Development Library

Looking for some great professional development books to dive into this summer?  Check out 20 of the must-have education/teaching books below.  Is your favorite not listed?  Leave a comment below and let us know which ones you would recommend!   The First Days of School by Harry and Rosemary Wong   Literacy Work Stations by
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10 Places to Get Professional Development Hours

10 Places to Get Professional Development Hours

It may be only January, but now is the perfect time to start scoping out those available continuing education classes for the summer. While the traditional big university classes are always an option, there are others as well. We came up with ten really good places you might want to check out if you are
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#Edchat: The Education Conversation

#Edchat: The Education Conversation by Shelly Terrell Every Tuesday on Twitter, over 2000 educators, administrators, parents, and students debate, share resources, ask difficult questions, and collaborate with others on how to improve the condition of education. #Edchat is the hashtag for joining this live conversation, which can be viewed by anyone. We discuss issues from
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Mastering Continuing Education Requirements – Is It Possible?

Mastering Continuing Education Requirements – Is It Possible?

When you talk to teachers about continuing education requirements the response is usually a collective groan. While requirements vary from state to state, the burden to obtain continuing education hours is usually placed on the shoulders of teachers. In most other professions, there is not only reimbursement for such requirements, but paid time off or
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A Look Inside I.R.A. 2010 by Stephanie Gorecki

A Look Inside I.R.A. 2010 by Stephanie Gorecki

A Look Inside I.R.A. 2010 by Stephanie Gorecki, Intermediate Product Development Manager for Really Good Stuff From April 25th through the 28th, dedicated teachers filled the rooms and halls of Chicago’s McCormick Place for I.R.A.’s 55th Annual Convention: Reading in Many Languages. A rainy start gave way to a sunny and breezy week by the
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