Transcript of "Personal Learning Networks and Professional Networking: The search for 21st century teachers"
educator<br />Personal Learning Networks and Professional Development The Search for 21st Century Teachers.<br />Presented by: Omar Andres Atehortua – M.A in ELT<br />XIX Regional Conference : "Sharing and Integrating Culture :Theory and Practice in ELT"<br />
ExpectedOutcomes<br /> On completion of this session, participants will become aware of:<br /><ul><li>The new challenges and opportunities that English teachers have to become 21st century educators
The vast amount of tools and resources available for teachers’ professional growth
A number of strategies for implementing teacher development and technology-based learning tools.
how online resources and teacher Networks may be used effectively in ELT programs.</li></li></ul><li>Based on your experience, you will "Agree" or "Disagree" or "No opinion“ next to each of these statements.<br /><ul><li>Teachers are more succesfulworking in isolation
English teachersneedtobecome updated in all the theories and latest trends of education and ELT
“Ifyouthinkthatchangeispainful, findingoutthatyou are irrelevantiseven more painful.”<br />-unknown<br />“Hellisthe place wherenothingconnects.” <br /><ul><li>T. S. Eliot</li></ul>-<br />Quotes<br />
Learning: a never-endingprocess<br /><Video><br />The Learning Society<br />
21st Century Pedagogy<br />Cathy Higham, Cambridge University Press, 2007<br />