T&L ASKS READERS
Have you ever participated in professional development programs online? If so, how did you like it?
Tip: All of us have a bag of tricks that we have used for years. However, if you have not been in the classroom for sometime, you may want to review what you are doing. Just because it worked for you in the past, it may not work now or in the future. Ask yourself â€œWhy am I doing things this way?â€ Visit some
With educator achievement goals mandated by both federal and state governments, teachers today must devote time to their own professional development.
Southern California's Imperial County Office of Education found very convincing evidence of the benefits of online professional development the first time they experimented on a large scale. This past year, the California Superintendents Association, which normally holds bimonthly meetings on-site in Sacramento, tried
from School CIO How K-12 technologists are prepping their infrastructures and staffs for Web-based testing. A test can cause a student to lose sleep, but Dave Matt had a nightmare of his own during an online assessment at Orange County Public Schools in rural Virginia. A faulty local area network switch inside a
Tip: Teachers do not have time for busy work. As we develop online environments for our teachers to share and learn from each other, we have to take the following into consideration if we want active participation: Make the communication meaningful and important to the teachers with whom you are working. Request