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20+ Awesome Free Online Librarian Courses. Librarians have far more responsibilities than many people actually realize.

20+ Awesome Free Online Librarian Courses

The fact is that being a librarian involves a lot more than just putting books on shelves and making sure that the library is used properly. Everything from a good working knowledge of technology to strong people skills are needed to thrive in these positions. That's why for many the training never ends. New Stephen's Lighthouse. Culturally Safe Libraries: Working with Indigenous collections. Apr 20, 2020 ACRL Framework Series- Part 1: Our Teaching Experiences & Challenges Show Notes: In this episode, Amanda and Jessica kick off Part One of a three part series on the ACRL Framework! Show Notes: In this episode, Amanda and Jessica talk about reflective teaching, some ideas about journaling and improving our professional practices through reflection.

Topics & Takeaways: We improve the more we teach but can we make more opportunities to learn from our teaching through reflection? How do we actively learn about our teaching or professional self to grow from it? Circulating Ideas – the librarian interview podcast. Public syllabus spring 2020. Keeping your professional development continuous. Do you remember leaving school or university and thinking that exams and assessments would be a thing of the past?

Keeping your professional development continuous

It doesn’t take long to realise that the workplace can be an equally intense and competitive learning environment. Whether we like it or not, employees are constantly being judged on their capabilities and benchmarked against their peers. And, unlike studying for a qualification, the goalposts in the workplace keep moving. This might be because of new technology, customer demand, legislation or simply because there is a new chief executive with a different vision. LinkedIn Profiles for Library Professionals - Jane Cowell - Medium. I have decided to update this post as it has been two years since I first wrote about the importance of LinkedIn as a professional profile, necessary for career librarians.

LinkedIn Profiles for Library Professionals - Jane Cowell - Medium

The use of LinkedIn for recruitment has only grown in that time and it is still true that 90% of recruiters use LinkedIn to find talent. For senior roles where recruiters are actively approaching likely candidates the LinkedIn is definitely the place they look for likely candidates to approach. And if you apply for a role and get to the maybe pile, recruiters and senior library managers will immediately check your LinkedIn profile to investigate further. A professional, up-to-date LinkedIn profile is defintely an advantage that can often get you to the interview stage. It is also important that your LinkedIn profile is demonstratively active as this helps you to build your ‘brand’, and can position you as knowledgeable in your field.

The Photograph: It is essential that you use a professional photograph. SWL_1 - OpenLearn - Open University - SWL_1. Online classes: 6 sites that offer free and affordable online classes. Library Skills – Upskilling for library staff. RESUME – JUSTIN THE LIBRARIAN. Build Skills with Online Courses from Top Institutions. 1,500 Free Online Courses from Top Universities. Advertisment Take online courses from the world’s top universities for free.

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Professional Development Resources.pdf. IL for Secondary Ed. Increase college readiness through Credo’s innovative partnerships with post-secondary institutions and local high schools Through the Building Bridges program, Credo helps post-secondary institutions to provide select local high schools with Source, Credo’s skill-building exploratory research platform.

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By investing in the preparedness of incoming freshmen before they arrive, colleges and universities can play a more proactive role in fostering student success. Engaging multimedia instructional content totaling 100+ minutes of run time develops information literacy skills. Page not found. Moodle. Moodle. Moodle. How to Plan Outstanding Tech Training for Your Teachers. Some Useful Professional Development Resources for Teachers and Educators. A Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit for 2018.

Based on the Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2017 list, here is the Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit 2018.

A Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit for 2018

These are the key tools it contains . 6 tools and tips for taking control of your teacher development. Published 19 October 2017 Nik Peachey concludes his digital teaching series with a specific look at teacher development, and some of the quick ways you can use the internet to enhance yours.

6 tools and tips for taking control of your teacher development

As I’m sure you are aware we live in changing times with technology impacting on every aspect of our lives and the lives of our students. Best Education Podcasts 2017. These are some of the best podcasts we’ve come across in surveying the field.

Best Education Podcasts 2017

The Cult of Pedagogy Podcast Former middle school language arts teacher Jennifer Gonzalez has a knack for finding the hard problems that plague educators and offering solid solutions in short, uncluttered episodes that cover teaching strategies, classroom management, and edtech. WebJunction Course Catalog. Wasted Professional Development – It Happened in the Library. Too often, ideas inspired within us during a PD session, remain untried, go undiscussed, and then under the weight of our to-do lists and the post-it notes on our desks, they are crushed into a fine sand and blown away. Forgotten. The End. Why do we waste PD?

Sadly, a lot of post-PD ideas stay at the ‘discussion level’ and never really make it to the ‘application level’. This happens because we (the team, the department, the individual etc.) don’t put formal structures in place to ensure such senseless wastage cannot occur. Comprehensive Guide For New Teachers. Coursera - Free Online Courses From Top Universities. Education + Elearning Video Courses and Tutorials from AITSL Standards for teacher librarian practice 2014. Cherrybrook Technology HS Presentation - Google Slides. The AITSL for Teacher Librarians Challenge - Home. Tmsydney - home. A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models. Learning Models, Theories, and Technology: A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers by Terry Heick and TeachThought Staff Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large.

Audience: K-12 & higher ed educators, researchers, institutions, and organizations globally. Form: An index of learning models, theories, forms, terminology, technology, and research to help you keep up with the latest trends in 21st century learning. BOSTES Teacher Accreditation - News. 22 Jan 2015 Over Term 1 a number of BOSTES endorsed providers will be running registered professional development across a variety of focus areas. As these activities are QTC registered, accredited teachers will be able to use this professional learning towards their maintenance of accreditation.

To view more details on the professional learning running throughout the remainder of Term 1 please click on the links below: 60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category. Communication Twitter makes staying in touch and sharing announcements super simple and even fun. These ideas offer a great way to put the tool to good use. Organization. Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding. What strategy can double student learning gains? According to 250 empirical studies, the answer is formative assessment, defined by Bill Younglove as "the frequent, interactive checking of student progress and understanding in order to identify learning needs and adjust teaching appropriately.

" Unlike summative assessment, which evaluates student learning according to a benchmark, formative assessment monitors student understanding so that kids are always aware of their academic strengths and learning gaps. Meanwhile, teachers can improve the effectiveness of their instruction, re-teaching if necessary. "When the cook tastes the soup," writes Robert E. Are You A Whole Teacher? A Self-Assessment To Understand - Are You A Whole Teacher? Digital Differentiation with Google Apps (FETC 2015) Hand-Sketching: Things You Didn't Know Your Doodles Could Accomplish. Advertisement. CREST - CREativity in Science and Technology. The Evolution of Learning Technologies. Roadmap-1418150110.jpg (JPEG Image, 2550 × 1650 pixels) - Scaled (40%) Professional Learning. ClassMoviesTV. WALK THE TALK! Lesson Study as Action Research for Leaders by @MrsHollyEnglish. This is a re-blog post originally posted by Holly Fairbrother, and published with kind permission.

Lesson Study as a research concept is a new idea to me – however, the elements of what comprises it are not. Fostering learner autonomy in the classroom. 5 Heutagogical Tips to Empower Lifelong Learners Online. Posted by Becky Krill in Educator Tips, Online Education Trends on November 19, 2014 Prior to joining the marketing team at SchoolKeep, I worked as an educational program manager for an experiential learning company. As the company grew, I was forced to take on new, intimidating marketing tasks. I realized I had quite a bit to learn. Rethinking Engagement. “Children are always on task; the important question is, what is the task?” OneNote for Teachers - Interactive Guides. OneNote for Teachers - Interactive Guides. What Is Active Learning? Defining "active learning" is a bit problematic. The term means different thing to different people, while for some the very concept is redundant since it is impossible to learn anything passively.

Certainly this is true, but it doesn't get us very far toward understanding active learning and how it can be applied in college classrooms. Big Picture Education Australia. Big Picture Education Australia aims to stimulate vital changes in Australian education by generating and sustaining innovative, personalised schools that work in partnership with their greater communities.

EdMedia Watch. 2015 - EdTechTeam Global Summits featuring Google for Education. Microsoft Educator Network. Innovative Schools. Bluyonder. eLearning, Education Technology and Teacher Blog. Global Education - PTC NSW. Government, Catholic and Independent schools in New South Wales are invited to join the Global Education Schools Network Program. The Global Education Schools Network Program (GESNP) develops dynamic communities of learning. This program assists teachers to integrate a global perspective in their classroom practice to address the BOSNSW syllabuses. Teaching with a global perspective broadens students’ outlook to become active, involved citizens of the global community. Benefits of the GESNP include: Innovative ideas forum - Podcasts. Future Schools. Centre for Professional Learning. Syba Academy. Macquarie ICT Innovations Centre.