Informal professional development scacs 2013

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Informal professional development scacs 2013

  1. 1. Informal Professional Development 2013 SCACS Convention
  2. 2. Personal Learning Network A network of professionals with whom you share knowledge and from whom you gain knowledge.
  3. 3. Professional Development Traditional PD • Scheduled in-service sessions • Annual clinics and conventions • Sit & Listen • Take what is offered PLN • Asynchronous, online • On-demand, self-paced • interactive dialogues • customizable
  4. 4. PLN • Promotes Teacher Retention • Improves Teaching Practices • Antidote to Classroom Isolation
  5. 5. Web-Based PLN Resources
  6. 6. Find People to Follow. Search #Hashtags. Follow links to more information.
  7. 7. Retweet what you find interesting. Save tweets for future consideration. Search Twitter lists.
  8. 8. Ask open ended questions. Follow the Twitter handles for organizations and publications. Participate in backchanneling.
  9. 9. #FF Participate in Twitter Chats
  10. 10. Hashtags for EdChats #mathchat #musedchat #ellchat #kinderchat #edchat #scichat #sschat #ntchat #ptchat #artsed #langchat #elemchat #4thchat
  11. 11. Active participants Attendees invited to suggest a topic for discussion Inspirational & Practical

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