Tag Archives: professional development

Air Force Profession Development Guide Question of the Day

This question is taken from the Air Force PDG NCO, a test used for promotion to E-5, E-6, and E-7. Under WAPS, what is the maximum number of points for EPRs? (370) 135 If you are a member of the … Continue reading

Professional Exam Question of the Day

This is taken from the Certified Federal Contracts Manager Exam, a test used to certify individuals who handle government acquisitions. 43). Define cost or pricing data (FAR 2.101) “Cost or pricing data” (10 U.S.C. 2306a(h)(1) and 41 U.S.C. 254b) means … Continue reading

The Good Admin — #EdChat Summary: 4/3/12

Topic: What should a good Administrator look like & how can we get there from here? Great discussion this week. I could barely keep up with all the comments that were flying around, and I did my absolute best to … Continue reading

Observation or Coaching? — #EdChat Summary: 3/27/12

Topic: What are the possibilities that open to us if we change the observation model for teachers to a coaching model? Wow. This week’s conversation was a doozy. Great topic, fast and frantic discussion, and plenty to learn. It’s weeks … Continue reading

Teaching with Twitter — #EdChat Summary: 3/20/12

Topic: As an educator, what are the best Twitter strategies you have discovered that help you use Twitter as a professional tool? This week’s conversation sort of boiled down to a love-fest for Twitter, but perhaps it’s good to pay … Continue reading

Leading Change Through Edtech

guest written by PJ Caposey   Effective educational leaders focus their energy on promoting two things: maximizing capacity for all members of their faculty and staff and aligning the goals of individuals within the organization with that of the school … Continue reading

Teacher-Directed PD — #EdChat Summary: 3/6/12

Topic: With the need to leave comfort zones for relevant professional development to take effect, should teachers continue to control their own learning for PD? This week’s #edchat was the third in recent memory about effective professional development in the … Continue reading

Teacher Professional Development – Let’s Get Social!

guest written by Karen Greenhaus There are a lot of resources and advice out there these days to support teacher’s use of social media in their classroom.  From creating classroom blogs, wiki’s, Facebook accounts, and podcasts, to how to incorporate … Continue reading

Changes Due to Social Media — #EdChat Summary: 2/28/12

Topic: What specific changes have you made as an educator that are a direct result of social media involvement or being connected? Why do we connect? Where to begin on this #edchat summary? I honestly think this was simultaneously one … Continue reading

Replacing Traditional Lectures

guest written by Nicola Petty Lectures were invented before print was available for the dissemination of information. One person talked and other people listened. It was the best they could do at the time. However, today we can do better. … Continue reading