#TriConf17 Day 5: Creating a Professional Development Hub (Silvia Tolisano)

Session Description here. Note: many of my sentences in this blog come directly from Silvia's mouth...so let's just give a blanket citation to her! Links:  Silvia's page AASSA blog (it's crowdsourced from schools/teachers all over the world) Graded T&L blog Cool site to use to make infographics Notes: Unigogy: the study of self-directed and self-determined … Continue reading #TriConf17 Day 5: Creating a Professional Development Hub (Silvia Tolisano)

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#TriCon17 Preconference: Projects, Capstones, Quests

Session description here. Day 1 We started the session by talking about 16 Habits of Mind and reflecting a bit on ourselves and our students as learners. Purpose and Pedagogy  When thinking about pedagogy, think of these three clusters: Antiquated: What to cut? Classical: What to keep? (It's not old; it's timeless!) Contemporary: What to … Continue reading #TriCon17 Preconference: Projects, Capstones, Quests

#NJPAECET2 Live Blog: Effective Reading Strategies for the Content Areas

Session: Effective Reading Strategies for the Content Areas Presenter: Heather Rocco Slides are here (will post the link once Heather tweets it out!). Love this spectrum by Margaret Early (1965)! The research shows: ages 0-12: Reading for unconscious delight ages 12-15: Reading to test against main character ages 15-22: Reading for philosophical speculation ages 22+: … Continue reading #NJPAECET2 Live Blog: Effective Reading Strategies for the Content Areas

#NJPAECET2 Live Blog: A Framework for Leading: Five Exemplary Leadership Practices

Presentation Name: A Framework for Leading: Five Exemplary Leadership Practices Presenters: Jimmy Casas and Jeff Zoul Book recommendation: The Leadership Challenge Just a disclaimer here...this blog post is mostly a big long list of quotes from Jeff and Jimmy. They kept saying such awesome things that I couldn't process much beyond quoting them! Haha. I … Continue reading #NJPAECET2 Live Blog: A Framework for Leading: Five Exemplary Leadership Practices