Professional Development

 

 

 

The Principal Story Learning Guide is a web-based staff development for principals.  Written by LearningForward, a professional learning association, the guide utilizes 5 principles that help create effective schools.
"The Teacher Leaders Network connects and supports educators who agree that the nation's teachers are a "splendid resource for leadership and reform." Our website serves as our "big tent" a virtual gathering place for everyone who wants to join us in advancing teacher leadership in the classroom, the school, and the larger community."  Check out the resources section for excellent articles on school leadership.
PBS Teacher Line - Professional Development Online

http://www.eduscapes.com/tap/

The Teacher Tap is a free, online professional development resource that helps educators address common technology integration questions by providing practical, web-based resources and activities. Each project page focuses on an interesting topic and provides common questions, background information, useful web sites, and hands-on activities.

"Classroom Connect's reputation for helping teachers integrate technology into the classroom is second to none. Our Technology Integration solution focuses on giving teachers the strategies and skills they need to prepare today's students for their future, not our past."
Thirteen - Education Online, gives lesson plans, instructional television, and free staff development online!  This is an excellent site.  Workshops can be taken for professional development credit.  Topics include:  Tapping into Multiple Intelligences, Constructivism as a Paradigm for Teaching and Learning, Teaching to Academic Standards, Why the Net?  There are 11 workshops in all.
Annenburg CPB - "Professional development programming for K-12 teachers FREE through our satellite channel and Video On Demand."
"Professional Development:  Learning From the Best - A Toolkit for Schools and Districts Based on the National Awards Program for Model Professional Development by Emily Hassel."  This site helps districts construct meaningful staff development.

http://www.eduscapes.com/tap/

The Teacher Tap is a free, online professional development resource that helps educators address common technology integration questions by providing practical, web-based resources and activities. Each project page focuses on an interesting topic and provides common questions, background information, useful web sites, and hands-on activities.

"InterMath is a professional development effort designed to support teachers in becoming better mathematics educators. It focuses on building teachers' mathematical content knowledge through mathematical investigations that are supported by technology. InterMath includes a workshop component and materials to support instructors."