Why wait for a formal workshop environment to start improving your teaching craft, when there are so many opportunities to build your network and learn new skills on your own? We've compiled a list of the best resources for do-it-yourself PD to get you started.
By Edutopia, Ashley Cronin
Originally Published: December 13, 2012 | Updated: April 2, 2014
Edutopia's director of social media strategy and marketing provides us with five summertime tips for taking advantage of Twitter as a professional learning network in preparation for the new school year.
Edutopia blogger Marcinek gives us a personal perspective on how the Edcamp model changed his professional focus and provides examples of how he's adapted this model for staff, students and community. Thinking of organizing an Edcamp? Check out "Resources for Organizing an Edcamp" for a curated list of resources to help you on your way.
Visit Edutopia’s community to connect and exchange ideas, resources, and information to further your own learning. Also, for a list of upcoming professional-development opportunities, see Edutopia's events page, updated weekly: "Educational Webinars, Unconferences, and Conferences."