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Leveraging the Potential of Personal Learning Networks for Teacher Professional Development - Doctoral Research Study

Dear Fellow Educators:     My name is Katherine Maloney and I am a doctoral student at the University of Phoenix.  My dissertation focuses…

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Is Professional Development Still a Joke?

Matthew Miles described professional development as it existed 1995 when he wrote the foreword for Thomas Guskey and Michael Huberman’s boo…

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Live concert for schools - International European education project

FolkDC live concert in 5 cities and resources for schools Music has been shown to have a very positive impact on language learning and the…

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Is Professional Development Still a Joke?

Matthew Miles described professional development as it existed 1995 when he wrote the foreword for Thomas Guskey and Michael Huberman’s boo…

Started by Andrea Ray

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Leveraging the Potential of Personal Learning Networks for Teacher Professional Development - Doctoral Research Study

Dear Fellow Educators:     My name is Katherine Maloney and I am a doctoral student at the University of Phoenix.  My dissertation focuses…

Started by Katherine Maloney

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Ideas - how to use video in language learning

The first video practices are now ready on the EU Video for ALL (Language learning) on the website http://videoforall.eu/  OR see them all…

Started by Joel Josephson

0 Apr 16

Helping an EU education project please

The EU LeTeEm project is looking for secondary schools in Europe to try its project that brings together the school and the workplace.…

Started by Joel Josephson

0 Apr 7

LeTeEm Webinar invitation

LeTeEm Webinar invitation https://www.facebook.com/events/842562805815074/   The EU LeTeEm project is holding an introductory webinar for t…

Started by Joel Josephson

0 Mar 19

A level and IB

So, I'm new to this network- hello! I've been teaching English in UK schools for 20 years and am convinced that current practice is not bes…

Started by Helen Lumb

0 Dec 21, 2014

Emotional Behavioral Disorders (Theory v. Practice)

I am currently learning about EBD's in my Special Education class. We have discussed the reality of EBD's and strategies in dealing with it…

Started by Emily Cirullo

1 Nov 30, 2014
Reply by Teresa Conley

Obesity in School Going Kids

Obesity has become a common problem today, event among kids. A new study published in New England Journal of Medicine states that children…

Started by Dorothy Hastings

2 Nov 24, 2014
Reply by Cecilia Quenzer

Self-Advocacy

I am a pre-service teacher who is passionate about teaching self-advocacy skills to my future students. Does anybody have any suggestions f…

Started by Emily Cirullo

0 Nov 5, 2014

Portland, OR: Breakthrough Behavior Management Professional Development Workshop for Teachers and Counselors

Got Problem Kids? Here's your Problem Student Problem-Solver Conference. You name the problems and this workshop delivers hundreds of immed…

Started by Ruth Herman Wells

0 Nov 5, 2014

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Leveraging the Potential of Personal Learning Networks for Teacher Professional Development - Doctoral Research Study

Dear Fellow Educators:    My name is Katherine Maloney and I am a doctoral student at the University of Phoenix.  My dissertation focuses on how educators are using their Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) for professional development purposes.  I need your help.  Please click on this link if you are able to spare 5 minutes or less of your time to complete a short survey containing 13 questions concerning your use of a PLN for…See More
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