Personal Learning Network
Great educators never stop learning. Discover and share new ways to collaborate, network, grow, and vent with fellow educators in person and online.
- Tips for building a professional learning community online, whether you seek personal relationships or just want to follow other teachers.
- Having staff stand for meetings keeps them quick—15 minutes, max—and efficient.
- Edchats are a good way to grow your personal learning network. Here’s how to get started with them.
- How does one advance from good teaching into greatness? It takes a tremendous deal of reflection and the will to change.
- These seven podcasts are the tip of the iceberg for hearing teachers discuss PLNs, school and teacher leadership, teaching strategies, STEM, PD, and more.
- As you consider the following project possibilities, ask yourself: Would this project help my students meet important learning goals? Would my students find it engaging?
- How can you get the best out of your teachers and improve student learning? Edutopia's research analyst explains some of the best practices found by researchers to help ensure educator growth and success
- This collection of blogs, articles, and videos aims to help educators deploy social-media tools to develop professionally, connect with parents and communities, and engage students in 21st-century learning.
- To become a coding teacher, prepare to teach the basics by curating your curriculum, preparing yourself and your classroom, and finding support as needed.
- One high school experiments with the flattened model as it seeks to replace departmental hierarchy with the creativity that blossoms from staff collaboration.
- Reflection is critical to your continued growth as a teacher, whether you seek student feedback, leave yourself sticky notes, or blog your thoughts for colleagues.
- Edcamps are informal sessions by and for teachers, where anyone can present, and the focus is on collaboration and connections, group expertise, tech tools, and instructional design.
- Inspired by his colleagues, one teacher learned to differentiate instruction, foster a flexible learning environment, avoid harshly penalizing failure, and encourage problem solving and innovation.
- Thinking of starting a teacher blog? Blogger Matt Davis has collected guides and sources of inspiration to help you get started, including examples and advice from experienced bloggers.