Lifelong Learning is the Antidote to the Shifting Workforce
By: The Skillrise Editorial Team. Along with the EdTech Center @ World Education, the Skillrise team is working to close digital divides and ensure that all learner-workers in the United States have opportunities to develop essential technology skills and digital resilience.
Scaling Active Learning: Professional Development Was Key to the El Paso Transformation
By: Shannon Buerk. In the fourth blog in a series on El Paso Independent School District, Shannon describes the important role that professional learning played in the district's transformation.
Summer Learning: 10 Professional Learning Experiences for Educators
Rachelle Dene Poth shares seven summer professional learning opportunities for educators.
Reinventing the Education Conference: Co-Creating Professional Development and Social Connections in Real Time
By: Lydia Dobyns. New Tech Network created a virtual gathering called “Beyond NTAC” as an opportunity for Imagining Beyond the traditional work of school from July 13-16, 2020.
Professional Learning Network Pivots to Virtual
A professional learning school pivots to distance learning while maintaining their core values and partnerships.
Getting Clearer: Liberatory Coaching
By: Matt Thompson. Coaching done well offers a moment to fully see the other adult in front of you, to be their critical co-investigator in interrogating what’s working, what isn’t, why, what better looks like, and what they want to do in pursuit of better.
How Can Schools Grow from Coronavirus?
By: Ross Wehner and Dr. Kirk Wheeler. There are many silver linings to this unplanned shift to remote teaching and learning. Schools and teachers are seizing the opportunity to adopt new and improved practices around preparation, communication, engagement and personalization.
SEL in the Era of COVID-19
By: Lori Jackson. During this time of school closure and distance learning, SEL is more important than ever. Everyone—parents, teachers, and students—can practice identifying, understanding, and managing their emotions.
5 Ways to Enhance Teacher Super-Powers During COVID-19
During COVID-19 school closures, teachers have kept the focus on students and not allowed learning to stop. In this time, Whittle School & Studios has launched strategic Professional Learning initiatives to focus on and empower its teachers.
TCEA 2020: A Welcoming Learning Edventure
Edtech conferences and expos help us explore and find new ways to amplify student learning. These are the highlights from the TCEA 2020.