educator Personal Learning Networks and Professional Development The Search for 21st Century Teachers. Presented by: Omar Andres Atehortua – M.A in ELT XIX Regional Conference : "Sharing and Integrating Culture :Theory and Practice in ELT"
ExpectedOutcomes On completion of this session, participants will become aware of:
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.
Based on your experience, you will "Agree" or "Disagree" or "No opinion“ next to each of these statements.
Teachers are more succesfulworking in isolation
English teachersneedtobecome updated in all the theories and latest trends of education and ELT
But a Network isn’t just following You should CONTRIBUTE! http://www.flickr.com/photos/milivoj/2166043959/
Tomorrow’s Connected Teacher <Video> Build Your Personal Learning Network
21st Century Learners: Lifelong learners Can learn how to learn Independent learners Metacognitive Intrinsically motivated Focus on self improvement Image from: http://flickr.com/photos/akaicker/38149570/