Continual Professional Development/Personal Learning Inventory Created for: Michelle Douglas Five Year Plan
Technology Skills Possessed Able to facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity using conventional teaching as well as with the use of various technology tools and resources. Ideas for educators: digital storytelling, online collaboration, wikis, blogs, and other Web 2.0 tools.
Technology Skills Possessed Competent and fluent in technology use and skills. Enjoys collaborating with others to share and learn new ideas and resources. The following video shows the potential uses of technology that can be used at my current level of teaching. Watch Video
Technology Skills Possessed Passionate about continuing to improve professional practice and education to teach others about technology and ways to engage all types of learners. Takes new information to effectively evaluate and reflect on the tools/resources to see if effective enough to support student learning.
Goals for developing technology skills further… Image from: http://www.headachecare.com/images/goals.jpg
Goals… Attend trainings, workshops, conferences to design, develop and evaluate authentic learning experiences as assessments. Work in an environment that supports my desire to incorporate technology more actively to enable all students to become lifelong learners.
Goals… Begin collaborating with students, colleagues, and families through virtual environments. Image from: http://www.maxtrain.com/upload/onlc_RCI_graphic.gif
Goals for Leadership with Technology Within current and future work environments, identify tech resources that can be used within the current learning activities to more effectively teach and learn. Become effective in designing methods and model classroom management strategies for teaching technology skills.
Goals for Leadership with Technology Design, prepare, and conduct professional development trainings for pre-school educators to learn about technology and its uses at the early childhood level. Image from: http://i.ehow.co.uk/images/a06/4v/e5/use-technology-teaching-preschool-800X800.jpg
Goals for Leadership with Technology Become more familiar with current state content and technology standards to build lessons and units that will enhance my student’s ability to become more active participants in their learning. Useful websites Ohio Academic Content Standards International Society for Technology in Education Standards
Potential Conferences/Workshops Ohio Education Technology Conference Educators have the opportunity to learn what works and what doesn’t in the classroom. Educators also can learn about new technologies and 21st century teaching skills. For More information: Visit the web
Potential Conferences/Workshops Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) Conference Grand Rapids, MI (March 7-9, 2012) Educators will have the chance to learn about innovative technology programs and educational technologies. For More Information: Visit the Web
Potential Conferences/Workshops Mid –America Association for Computers in Education (Spring 2012) Stimulate new ideas for teaching and learning in today’s classrooms. “A Conference for Educators by Educators”
Potential Conferences/Workshops Trainings through ISTE Professional Development Site. Educators can participate in trainings on the web about various topics such as Web 2.0 and project based learning. Gives educators to participate in a free online training site that meets the standards for technology in education. Allows for collaboration with others.
Potential Conferences/Workshops eTech Ohio has free self paced module trainings for educators to learn about pod-casting, wikis, and blogs. Provides access to convenient support recources.
Words of Inspiration for the next five years…. “The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.” –Erich Fromm