Tag Archives: PLD

Key questions: Should the requirements for entry to teacher training be raised?

In this podcast (that was shared by Mike Preece), some key points arise about providing learning opportunities across all sociocultural groups in New Zealand…in particular those who are facing socio-economic disadvantages. The link between provision of professional development and shifts … Continue reading

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Learning in the 21st Century: A 5 Year Retrospective on the Growth in Online Learning

Diagram of technology-empowered professional development for teachers. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) This is report you may be interested in (recommended by John S Oliver). It is from a USA-based study (but the tends are likely to have some relevance to you) … Continue reading

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Stephanie Bader opens the “Curtain on Lurking”

This thoughtful, honest reflection about moving from a lurker to a more confident community participant was shared by Diana Ayling (here). In her post Stephanie Bader, reflects on the fear she faced when initially jumping into the development of her personal and … Continue reading

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Understanding the reasons academics use – and don’t use – endorsed learning technologies

Image via WikipediaGregory Kennedy, Deb Jones, Dianne Chambers, and Jon Peacock started their presentation with a wee cartoon that pictured a person in front of a computer that read “either there is an error, or you are too dumb to … Continue reading

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Teaching as inquiry…continuing to learn

Image via Wikipedia Christina Ward facilitated a webinar today – 23rd November (access recording here), which explored the topic of teaching as inquiry. A record number of people registered for the session, and even before the session got underway there was some good … Continue reading

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A guide for teachers and those faciltiating PLD: ICT Transforming Education

This practical guide has something for nearly everyone involved in education, including teachers, principals, deans, and policy writers. As well as strategies for integrating ICT enhanced learning and teaching into curricula, the guide also has a variety of resources and … Continue reading

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E-pilot – Enhancing students’ literacy with ICT

Image by Getty Images via @daylifeThis Voicethread provides an overview of an e-Pilot  project with eight primary and secondary teachers that focussed on how digital content might assist in meeting the diverse literacy needs of their students. The Voicethread gives … Continue reading

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