Professional Development

The Official TED Archive Is Uploading Every TED Talk It Can Find

Image: TED / YouTube<p>TED talks are great to watch when you have time to spare, the problem is finding a good collection of them without having to jump …

Technology (Australia)

4 Strategies to Create a Data-Driven Company Culture

As a leader at your company, you likely know very well how much you rely on data to make day-to-day decisions. And you likely have lots of it. But do …

Leadership

What do teachers gain from professional development at an art museum?

Charles Ellenbogen, from <b>after25yearsblog.</b><p>I love, love, love the Cleveland Museum of Art. So when an opportunity entered my email inbox to do some …

Art Museums

Amber Teamann | Ask an Admin | Be the Instructional Leader

Two of the nicest, most inspiring principals ever contributed to today’s question. I am honored to call them friend, and ALWAYS able to call on them …

Education

Texas School District Brings Back Corporal Punishment, Approves Paddling for Misbehaving Students

Back in the day, when a student was acting up in class, the teacher had the ability to administer some sort of physical punishment to the child if …

Education

Make the Connection Between Learning Forward's Standards and ESSA

« Send the Message That Learning Is for Leaders, Too | Main<p>It should be easy for states that have adopted Learning Forward's Standards for …

Education

Rural Kentucky Eyes Microcredentials as a Professional-Development Solution

« States' Top Teachers Went to Capitol Hill to Lobby for Education | Main<p>You're a teacher in rural Appalachia. The closest community college is an …

Education

Improve Your Coaching with One Move: Stop Talking

« How to Wrap Up a Year of Coaching: Reports, Reflections, and Appreciation | Main<p>The most general piece of advice I consistently give to novice …

Leadership

The 60 Best Books for Teachers to Transform Learning and PD

Teachers love reading, as any great leader and innovator does. If you’re looking for some more books for teachers covering a range of different …

Education Technology

Sharing Is Not Bragging

Over the years, as I have discussed collaboration in education with thousands of educators, there is one sentiment, or opinion of collaboration that …

Education

BHS exams get a modern makeover and a new name | H&C TV (UK)

The British Horse Society (BHS) has rebranded and relaunched its training exams, to offer greater flexibility and a more practical assessment process.<p>…

Cycling

5 TED Talks That Will Give Your Communication Skills a Boost

Want to take your communication skills up a notch? These TED Talks can help.<p>Communication is key, but that doesn't necessarily mean it's easy. Knowing how to effectively get your point across takes some conscious thought and effort.<p>Want to give your own communication abilities a boost? Watch one …

TED Talks

Why Teacher Professional Development has to be D.I.Y.

The world’s systems are shifting to a fully personalised format. Anyone with a smart phone now expects to be able to curate their life and have their …

Japanese Lesson Study

<i>This article appeared in the Spring 2016 edition of The Classroom Teacher.</i><p>Why you should care about this method of teacher professional …

Teaching

The TED2018 Fellows application is open. Apply now!

TED is looking for early-career, visionary thinkers from around the world to join the Fellows program at the upcoming TED2018 conference in …

TED Talks

Informing your PD efforts: New ISTE Standards for Educators and Future Ready Frameworks — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

As the 2017/2018 school year approaches, it would be good to know about a couple of documents/frameworks that will be influencing the ways we teach …

School Libraries

A Summer of Global Learning

« Ten Things I Learned From Starting an Immersion School | Main<p><i>Today, Dr. Lawrence Paska, Executive Director of the</i> <b>National Council for the Social</b> …

Social Studies

Rajeeb Dey’s new career platform Learnerbly secures £1.6M led by Frontline Ventures

Professional development is one of the hot areas for big corporates grappling with their millennials influx who are hungry to learn, so it makes sense that new platforms are now appearing to service this need.<p>Today, Learnerbly, a “curated professional development SaaS platform” based in London …

Startups

Peter Drucker on The Effective Executive

Ultimately, leadership is all about ability to <b>act</b> on the ideas. In that sense, anyone who thinks of the self as a leader has to be good at executing …

Leadership

Optometrists cry foul over new requirements

A group of optometrists has raised objections to the operational guidelines drafted by the Board of Optometry for a law requiring practitioners to …

Philippines

The Venture Bros Lesson in Professional Development

Or A Tale Of Two Mad Men<p>Doctor Thaddeus S. “Rusty” Venture is the Mad Genius at the center of The Venture Bros cartoon universe. A series that has …

Genius

#Edchat: Why and How.

Each Sunday afternoon there are five Topic questions posted on a poll to determine which will be selected as that week’s #Edchat Topic. There are two …

Teaching

8 Ted Talks On Work-Life Balance You Need To Hear

Work-life balance is something people are taught to want in life, however, what it looks like in reality and how to achieve it remains a mystery to most. One thing most people can agree on is that work-life balance is rooted in many concepts like time management, success, and of course, happiness …

The Workplace

TED talks for every mood

Learn something new...<p>At GLAMOUR, we love an inspirational TED talk. For those of you that don’t know, TED is a nonprofit organisation that is …

Lifestyle (UK)

5 Ways to Prep for the Next School Year

Cross-posted from http://www.i-heart-edu.com/ <br>It’s summer, summer, summertime! <br>I hope that all of you have been enjoying your summer vacation. Mine …

Writer's Block

Blog

"Administration is a lonely profession." This is something I hear over and over again from people when I tell them I am a school administrator. While …

Education

Send the Message That Learning Is for Leaders, Too

« Aspire Expands Learning Options for Noninstructional Staff | Main<p><b>By Scott Laurence</b><p>We've all seen it happen. A professional learning event is …

Education

$2 Billion for Teacher Training, Salaries Eliminated in House Budget Plan

« This Isn't Your Mom's Parent-Teacher Conference | Main<p>The education spending plan released by the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday would …

Education

Two Pak Customs officers to give presentation to WCO

ISLAMABAD, Jul 11 (APP):Two Pakistani Customs officers Sanaullah Abro and Nasreen Nawaz have been chosen by a global forum to give presentation to …

Creating A Coaching Culture With Model Behavior

, CommunityVoice<p>Shutterstock<p>According to a 2015 International Coaching Federation (ICF) and Human Capital Institute study (paywall), the three top barriers to implementing a successful coaching culture are lack of time, budgetary constraints and a limited ability to measure the return on investment.<p>…

Leadership