Professional Development Opportunities for International School Educators in Europe

Professional Development Opportunities for International School Educators in Europe « international school community

The following is a list of upcoming workshops in Europe: The Emerging Culture of Teaching and Learning By  Alan November 22nd – 23rd September, 2012, Luxembourg Price: Euro 575 Our schools are at the beginning of a historic transition from paper as the dominant storage and retrieval media to digital. The traditional technology planning approach […]

Four Steps to Failing Better

Four Steps to Failing Better « The Teaching Excellence Program

Written by: Paul Needham, Instructional Coach and Professional Learning Specialist Every teacher, whether they’re fresh out of TE’s Induction, or a 16-year veteran makes mistakes that impact the environment in their classroom. The trick that successful teachers have learned is how best to learn from these mistakes. In other words, successful educators don’t necessarily fail […]

It’s never too late to begin flipping your classroom

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by Stacey Roshan and Wendy Roshan, Special to CNN Editor’s note: Stacey Roshan is the daughter of Wendy Roshan. Stacey is a math teacher at the Bullis School in Potomac, Maryland. Wendy is a math teacher at the Madeira School in McLean, Virginia. Stacey: Soon after graduating from college, I decided to follow in my mother’s career path and become a high school math teacher. […]

What is a “Highly Effective International Educator?”

The following opinions were originally published on the Know.Do.Serve.Learn weblog and reading them really got me wondering. What does make a highly effective international educator? In theory I can grasp ideologies pertaining to effective teaching, however, in my experiences effective educators in their home countries do not always make effective international educators. So, what makes a […]

Transforming how we teach our kids: ‘quality of presence’ into the classroom

by Kristy Wood, Bachelor of Education, Australia I am a primary school teacher and I wish to share my experience of the ‘quality of presence in a classroom’. Schools and teachers today are dealing with a rise in the many issues that they are presented with on a daily basis. We are living in a current […]

6 powerful strategies for paradigm-shifting teacher PD | Connected Principals

As educators and leaders, we need to re-think every aspect of our professional practice to consider ‘could we be doing this better?’ Here is a brain-dump of the 6 most powerful strategies that I have used or in which I have participated. 1. Use a ‘hands-on’ approach that teaches team work I want the teachers […]

Lessons from Superhero Movies: Teachers’ Edition | Michael K. Milton ~ @42ThinkDeep

As the recent surge of superhero films is showing no signs of stopping, I felt that now was probably a good time to share lessons that I have gleaned from the current batch of superhero movies and apply them to the teaching realm. The Dark Knight Trilogy 1. Always have tools in your utility belt. […]

The intelligent textbook that helps students learn

Want to know more about your subject? Type in your own question and artificially intelligent software will construct a new page to answer your query SITTING down with the Inquire system is, at first, a lot like trying to cosy up to an intimidatingly dense biology textbook. Sure, its presentation on the iPad is slick, […]

Ten Ideas for Teaching Teachers Technology

I had never been to an “unconference” before, but when I heard the organizer of SocialEdCon Unconference introduce the event, I knew I was in for something new: “Write your ideas that you want to discuss on the top of the poster board. Each of you can look at all of the ideas and put […]

How to Create Your Own Online Course: 100 Tools, Guides, and Resources

Reblogged From: How to Create Your Own Online Course: 100 Tools, Guides, and Resources | Best Universities. Perhaps you have a special skill, talent, or knowledge-base that you want to share with others, and maybe you’ve heard that teaching online courses can make you a little extra money. The resources below will help you discover how […]

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