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Personalizing Professional Development For Educators

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By: Dr. Margy Jones-Carey. It is hard to change a paradigm, but if we never start we won’t ever make it happen. Here are some first steps we can take in the journey to personalizing professional development for teachers.

Getting Smart Podcast | High Quality Professional Development at Eagle Rock

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In this podcast, we hear from Michael Soguero, Director of Professional Development at Eagle Rock, about his organization's strategy for leading high-quality learning experiences for teachers.

Increasing Student Access Through Project LEAN In

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By: Sam Sakai-Miller. Project LEAN In is San Lorenzo Unified School District's program for implementing a 1:1 student:device ratio in classrooms to increase student engagement and achievement. Here are lessons learned, best practices and unexpected benefits.

Projects That Learn

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If you’re a school or district leader contemplating a transformation effort, consider structuring the change agenda as a leadership development agenda, mixing change management with talent development to create projects that learn.

Highlights from NSTA’s 2017 National Conference

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The National Science Teachers Association is a huge event and provides a plethora of free teacher resources. Here are just a few of the many available at this year's conference.

Smart Review | The New Art and Science of Teaching

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Robert Marzano’s book "The New Art and Science of Teaching" retains the magic of the original edition while approaching learning from a new perspective, reflecting the changing attitudes in education and the influence of growth mindset.

How to Find Your Teacher Next Door

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By: Kenny Hall. As a teacher, it is my responsibility to keep up with research and best practices to continually enhance learning for all of my students. Here are a few best practices I learned from creating a successful Professional Learning Network (PLN) for myself.

A Look Back At #SXSWedu2017 From A Leadership Perspective

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By: Jason Ribeiro. Here are four of my observations about what worked at #SXSWedu2017 from a leadership perspective, as well as recommendations for next year.

EduVoice: Personalized Learning Battle Round

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One of the most inspiring moments at SXSWedu this year was hearing the raw passion and excitement two educators have for both their students and personalized learning, as evidenced by the song lyrics from their performances at Battle Rounds.

Smart Review | Learning to Learn Better

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In his book Learn Better, Ulrich Boser uses personal anecdotes and countless researched examples to create an outline of six necessary ideas that provide a step-by-step guide to improving anyone’s ability to learn.

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