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Newborn Infant Care Tips

Started by Oscar Marin Mar 6, 2014. 0 Replies

First few weeks of caring infants are daunting for newbie parents. They really need to know how to care for infants. Read out here for some important tips on newborn infant care and share your view -…Continue

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Discipline/classroom management

Started by Suzanne Rogers. Last reply by Brian Hinn Dec 22, 2013. 6 Replies

As a new assistant principal of a 8-12 hs, I'm looking for best practices. Can someone point me towards some PD?

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Pressure not to fail

Started by Terry Sheehan Jul 6, 2011. 0 Replies

I read this story yesterday in various news sources around  Have we set people up by implementing such stringent standards and goals that we…Continue


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Comment by Terry Sheehan on June 16, 2011 at 5:30am
The best PD is connections with others in similar positions.  Try to connect with folks in your district and elsewhere to discuss issues as they come up.  That being said, the whatever your local equivalent of the NASSP is (here it is the will have a lot of what you need.

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Zeinab El Hussein replied to Andrea Ray's discussion Is Professional Development Still a Joke?
"I think professional development is important if the participant chooses to take the most out of the program. I happen to love gaining ideas and having more experienced teachers help me in my role as a teacher. I feel that online professional…"
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"Hi! I am currently going to begin my final placement at a high school for History and after that is completed I'll be finished my course and will be out looking for jobs, and it seems like it is getting harder and harder to find jobs in a…"
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Web 2.0 / Emerging Technology

With the emergence of social media and emerging technology how do know what type of technology to use in the classroom. This group will provide a discussion area for best practices when using this type of technology in education.See More
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A group to review best practices in autism education in public/private school settings. An open exchange of ideas intended to help students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Exploring how to infuse technolgy with this diverse group of learners.
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Project-Based Learning (PBL)

This group is for those who implement the project-based learning model or want to learn more about it.
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Pre-Service Teachers

For those educators who are student teaching, preparing to student teach, or recent graduates still looking for placement
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This group is designed to provide an outlet for educators to discuss books that peak their interest. Begin discussions about books that you find interesting and make recommendations to each other based on reading history.
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