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Education Leader Network Professional Development eBulletin
June 11th, 2014
for Leaders in Education 

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In This Issue
14 Tips for Smart Curriculum & EdTech Planning
Educating Modern Learners
21st Century PLC Leadership

Ten Things that
Matter from
Assessment to Grading
by Tom Schimmer

Ten Things that Matter from Assessment to Grading outlines the big ideas of assessment so teachers can prioritize where to refine their practice. Structured in standalone, quick-read chapters, its flexible approach lets readers choose the material that matters most to them. Chapters tackle concepts such as descriptive feedback, differentiated instruction, student ownership and grading accuracy.


A Little Humor Goes a Long Way...

KIDS REACT TO DUCKTALES

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Instructional Leader on the Go...

Each PD eBulletin gives the busy district or school-level leader brief, practical, free, high quality learning opportunities in a variety of media formats.


14 Tips for Smart Curriculum
& EdTech Planning

 

The use of technology in schools has increased so rapidly in the last several years that many education leaders today do not have first-hand experiences to draw from as they work with their teachers to integrate technology into the classroom. This makes it harder for them to figure out the best tools, systems, and programs to buy, and more difficult for them to support teachers in the implementation process. The "Guide to Purchasing Edtech the Right Way" will help district administrators develop an efficient process that enables them to evaluate, choose, and implement the best education technology that meets their goals while saving them money.

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Educating Modern Learners
Because modern learners
need modern learners
 
The last decade has seen enormous changes in the ways we can learn. Almost overnight, we've entered a new, modern world with access to vast numbers of teachers, tools, and resources via our laptops, tablets, and smartphones. Our increasingly connected students now hold the world in their hands...literally.


21st Century PLC Leadership:
Lead your PLC to Greatness!

Learn how to build sustainable, powerful PLC's, empowered to improve teaching and learning practices in your school.

Leaders will emerge from this in-depth 2 day seminar, with the capacity for building sustainable professional learning communities that effectively support ongoing professional collaboration and the reflective practice required for improved student learning.

21st Century Professional Learning Communities

2 Day Institute -- Milford, Massachusetts 
June 30-July 1, 2014 
2 Day Seminar -- Naperville, Illinois
August 7-8, 2014

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