Professional Development

Tips on Becoming a Teacher LeaderASCD Inservice

Three years ago, I created a Twitter account, well actually I was forced into it signing up. A colleague asked me if I followed a certain educator on …

Teaching

Are You New To Mentoring? 8 Tips For Supporting A New Teacher via @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 4 minutes.<p>What should you be thinking about as you start the year as a mentor of a Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT)?<p>Taking on the role of …

Teaching

What Does Effective Educator PD Look Like?

<i>The beginning of a new school year has got us thinking about how teachers can stay motivated and continue to learn how to better serve students’</i> …

Education

Protocol on corporal punishment in schools out for comment soon – Motshekga

A protocol establishing uniform standards to deal with teachers guilty of corporal punishment and sexual assault has been approved by the Council of …

News (South Africa)

News24.com | Corporal punishment on the rise, says Motshekga

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says corporal punishment appears to be on the rise in schools, despite it being against the law for more …

News (South Africa)

Let's Be Honest: Professional Bullying in Schools Is a Thing

« Social-Emotional Skills Should Be an Integral Part of Every Lesson We Teach | Main<p>By Angie Miller<p>A teacher recently told me about the ridicule she …

Education

How RT Managers Help Staff Meet Continuing Education Goals

In a profession like respiratory care, where technology is advancing at a record pace and current thinking on best practices is ever-evolving, …

Education

This is why most teachers need Indigenous coaches

<i>“I hear a lot about this so-called ‘inequality’ when it comes to First Nations populations… The problem is the victim mentality… They have to stop</i> …

Indigenous Peoples

New Session–How to Improve Your Library Instruction: Assessment in Five Minutes Workshop

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new session of our popular workshop, How to Improve Your Library Instruction: Assessment in …

Librarianship

What's on Deck For Your Professional Development?

Getting your career on an upward trajectory involves everything from maintaining credentials to bolstering your network. Create a plan and execute it.<p>As an entrepreneur or professional, you may ask yourself, how are my employees and I getting better each day? Even if you can answer that because you …

Learning

How to assess your district’s digital readiness

How do you know if your school system is high performing in its use of technology? What are your strengths and weaknesses? While there are many free, …

Education

#15toptips for Student-Centred Teaching 12: Remember to think about you! Be kind to yourself, learn more about your university and engage with continuing professional development – your students will benefit

At this time of year many academic colleagues are fine-tuning their modules – developing their teaching materials and tools and putting the finishing …

Teaching

Do former players make good coaches?

<b>You recently completed your coaching badges – are you keen to become a coach?</b><br>I’m in no hurry to be a coach. I manage a couple of academies back home …

Soccer Coaching

How Teacher Turnover Hurt Improvement Efforts in These Minnesota Schools

<i>This is first in a series of blog posts and resources to offer lessons and reflections for school leaders, district officials, and education</i> …

Education

PMP:081 Leadership, Courage and Caution Lights for Principals

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS<p>This past week I hosted a webinar for principals as a part of a book study over Principal Matters: The …

Leadership

Its Time for Teacher Evaluation and Its Only September!

« Leaders Can Avoid Burnout by Taking Care of Themselves | Main<p>| No comments<p>The process of teacher evaluation is most often thought of as end of the …

Teaching

Three New TED Talks on Overcoming Failure and Why You Should Listen

Listening to other leaders who have overcome failure is a great way to grow and learn how other handle adversity.<p>As an entrepreneur failure is inevitable and that's why I enjoy listening to other leaders who have overcome failure and how they did it. Recently I have found three TED talks that I …

TED Talks

The Periodic Table of Educational Tweeters to Follow

Twitter for professional development<p>It’s really interesting seeing the number of schools that are purposefully working to help teachers learn how to …

Education

To Improve Your Teaching, Focus on Others, a PD Program Says

« Chance the Rapper Is Starting an Awards Show for Educators | Main<p><i>Upper Marlboro, Md.</i><p>In a high school classroom, about 20 teachers were asked to …

Education

Overcoming the Digital Divide, Step Three: Provide Resources

<i>This is the third installment of a four-part, how-to blog series on overcoming the digital divide, an extension of ILA’s</i> <i>latest brief.</i><p>As we discussed …

Education

BEF Invests in a New Youth Pathway Coaching Programme

Claire Moir serving as British chef d'equipe at the 2012 CDIO-PJYR Moorsele<br>Photo © Astrid Appels<p>The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) has announced …

Dressage

4 Tips to Professional Development as a Business Owner

rawpixel / Pixabay<p>A lifelong learner is one who takes the opportunity to learn through all kinds of situations whether they’re formal or informal …

Learning

ALCTS 2018 Preservation Awards nominations sought

CHICAGO —Nominations are being accepted for the 2018 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) preservation awards. ALCTS …

Interpol (Band)

ALCTS seeking Continuing Resources Awards nominations for 2018

CHICAGO—Nominations are being accepted for the 2018 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) awards for outstanding …

Television (India)

Leadership, Pedagogy, and Change in Education

“Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.” Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, <b>Frankenstein</b><p>Change is hard. In fact, if Mary …

Pedagogy

How to Send Yourself Back to School This Fall

Professional development is key to keeping up in a changing workforce.<p>Over the past few weeks, kids across the country have started heading back to school, prepared for their classes with new highlighters and spiral notebooks in every color. No matter our age, this period of early fall brings with …

Education

Derek Sivers in a Field of Fake Horses | Stuck in Customs

More on Derek Sivers<p>You might enjoy his podcast he did with Tim Ferris. I found it fun, funny, and interesting~<p>Daily Photo – Derek Sivers in a Field …

Photography

Honesty Takes Time, But It's Worth It

« Speak Up for Your Right to Learn Every Day | Main<p><b>By Frederick Brown</b><p>An August 13 Washington Post column carried this headline: "Why principals lie …

Education

Why we plan a coaching session

The Global Game<p>Football is the most popular sport on the planet, with approximately 282 million people playing, coaching or officiating the game, …

Vital

From Rescues to Relief, Principals' Response to Harvey Aided By Ed Tech

« Can Banning Phones in School Curb Cyberbullying? | Main<p><b>CORRECTION</b><p>Her cars were half-submerged in the driveway. The rising floodwaters had breached …

Education Technology