Instructional Coaches: How Do You Evaluate Your Impact?

Instructional Coaches: How Do You Evaluate Your Impact?

Teachers often have a great deal of evidence that tells them whether they are having an impact on their students. There is qualitative data…such as surveys and portfolios, and quantitative data…like test scores and other summative assessments. Schools have PLC’s and grade level meetings where teachers sit and discuss what’s going well and where there are areas that are in need of growth.

 

Heutagogy Explained for Teachers

Heutagogy Explained for Teachers (and Tools That Support It) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

October 20, 2015 Heutagogy is a learning and teaching approach that is primarily self-directed or self-determined. Unlike the traditional pedagogic paradigm where learning is administered in a controlled environment under the auspices of a ‘knowledge expert’ (teacher) and where learners agency is defined in the logic of conformity and passive adhesiveness to pre-defined instructional guidelines, a heutagogic pedagogy is more learner entered.

What Are The Advantages And Possible Limitations Of Online Learning

Advantages And Possible Limitations Of Online Learning – eLearning Industry

Asking an eLearning professional to point out the possible limitations of online leaning is like asking Garry Kasparov to list the disadvantages of playing chess; how can you disparage a true passion of yours? However, if we need to be fair, there might be some potential limitations of online learning, when this has not been designed properly.

 

Preparing Students To Produce Digital Content

Preparing Students To Produce Digital Content – eLearning Industry

To get sense of the importance of digital content creation in today’s classrooms, take a look at the Common Core Anchor Standard that calls for students to produce writing in a digital format: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.6 Use technology, including the internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.

 

How People Learn: An Evidence-Based Approach

How People Learn: An Evidence-Based Approach

Paul Bruno Ph.D. student in education policy at the USC Rossier School of Education Proposals to “professionalize teaching” are popular today, but agreement about what this should entail is elusive. At Deans for Impact, an organization composed of leaders of programs that prepare new teachers, we believe that part of what distinguishes members of a profession is general agreement on a body of domain-specific knowledge that is relevant to practice.

Moving Students From Digital Citizenship To Digital Leadership

Moving Students From Digital Citizenship To Digital Leadership

Moving Students From Digital Citizenship To Digital Leadership by TeachThought Staff Digital Citizenship has become one of the more symbolic phrases that represents the significant impact technology has made on our behavior and interactions. What is the definition of digital citizenship ?