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National School Reform Faculty What is a Critical Friends Group® learning community? Critical Friends Group professional learning communities consist of approximately 8-12 educators who come together voluntarily at least once a month for about 2 hours. Group members are committed to improving their practice through collaborative learning. How did the idea of CFGTM communities develop? In 1994, the Annenberg Institute for School Reform designed a different approach to professional development, one that would be focused on the practitioner and on defining what would improve student learning. EdofICTJSSALC - SAMR Examples The following examples are ways to examine the progress from S to R. Grèce : Les secrets du passé - La vie quotidienne À l'âge d'or de la Grèce, la vie quotidienne varie, tout comme aujourd'hui, selon la situation économique de la famille, mais d'autres facteurs jouent un rôle aussi, notamment la guerre et le type de gouvernement. Pour mieux comprendre cela, voici deux exemples desquels on peut tirer des conclusions générales. A.

Digital Learning Coaches Training Digital Learning Coaches Training Helping instructional coaches develop 21st Century learning organizations The Metiri Group has a long-standing reputation for helping schools use 21st Century skills, authentic learning, and one to one initiatives to establish and sustain 21st Century learning organizations. The 21 Coaches Professional Development Series includes: The 21 Coaches Professional Development Series is designed to be a 7 day training that can be organized or facilitated in any way that meets your needs. We have facilitated the 21 Coaches Professional Development Series with single districts, consortia of districts or schools, and state-wide initiatives. New Padagogy Wheel Helps You Integrate Technology Using SAMR Model Sometimes a visual guide comes along and it just makes total sense. That’s how I felt about Allan Carrington’s clever ‘Padagogy Wheel‘ which we featured on Edudemic last week. Check out the previous version then view the one below to see the differences. From what I can tell, putting the wheel on this site has generated a bit of buzz and I’m glad we could help spread the knowledge. But I was quite amazed this morning when I saw that the Padagogy Wheel had been updated.

Taxonomía de Bloom para la Era Digital Andrew Churches Descargue este documento en formato PDF La Taxonomía de Bloom y la Taxonomía Revisada de Bloom [1] son herramientas clave para los docentes y los encargados del diseño de capacitaciones. Benjamín Bloom publicó la taxonomía original en los años de 1950 y Lorin Anderson y Krathwohl le hicieron revisiones en el 2000 [1]. Pero desde la más reciente publicación de la taxonomía han ocurrido muchos cambios y desarrollos que deben tenerse en cuenta.

Best Free Video Converters What good is having a super-compressed MPEG4 video if you can’t watch it on whatever device you choose? Sure, that movie may look absolutely phenomenal in high-def on your computer, the resolution popping with the visual crispness and fidelity of real life, but it can be a pain to watch on your home console, or — if you want to cut the cord entirely — on your tablet or smartphone. Luckily, quality video converters have been around for several years, allowing users to convert their precious video footage into a number of desirable formats. And they’re completely free. Most video converters work in a similar way, requiring the user to upload their files and select an appropriate output setting before choosing a save location within their computer’s directory.

ICT Peer Coaching - Expanding Learning Horizons ICT Peer Coaching Internationally Recognised Accreditation Teacher quality has the greatest impact on student performance and outcomes. Recent studies by educational leaders suggest the benefits of schools having an explicit focus on building teacher capacity through reflective practices, has the greatest impact on classroom performance.

Three Working Models to Integrate Technology in Your Teaching May 6, 2014 Technology is obviously an essential element in our instructional toolkit. Knowing how and when and for what purposes to use this technology is much more important than the technology itself. Technology integration in instruction requires much more than just digital literacy and technical knowledge, it requires foresight, clear intentions, and well planned goals. The purpose is to meet students learning needs and as such technology is only a means to an end and not the end itself.

This is a great starting point for beginning to explore the SAMR ladder and another opportunity to develop consistency in thinking about what learning activity redesign looks like. Again this it would be appropriate to spend time exploring and discussing the model in the Critical Friend's Group before reflecting on practice and pegging it back to the SAMR ladder. by scarletinvincible Jul 4

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