Finding Your PD Niche

Dana GoodierBlog, Connect Better, Lead Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Start by determining what you want to learn this year. Find organizations offering professional development opportunities. Brainstorm various ways to get funding. Reevaluate your professional development plan regularly to make changes as needed. What do you want to learn? Many educators are looking for ways to fulfill their needs for salary advancement, re-licensure, or progress on their professional growth … Read More

The Evolving Nature of Professional Development

Sanam EdwardsBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Innovate Better, Lead Better, Tech Better

TL;DR: There is a need for specialized educational professional development. PD that gives choice to the participants helps them draw on their strengths and weaknesses, as well as build meaningful relationships with other educators. Educational Professional Development: A Transformation  Virtual learning has altered the fundamental nature of the way we teach. The last year and a half have embraced huge … Read More

Engage and Elevate Better – Professional Development

Martin SilvermanBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Lead Better, Lesson Plan Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: This is the first post of a new blog series about how we engage and how we elevate that engagement. Beginning of the school year PD likely was one size fits all but did not fully reach all. Engage our audience by considering what we do as effective teachers who plan for diverse learners in the classroom. Learn what … Read More

Episode 18 | Featuring Shelley Moore

Brad HughesGood News Brad News Podcast

Shelley Moore, originally from Edmonton, Alberta and now based in Vancouver, British Columbia, is a highly sought after teacher, researcher, consultant and storyteller and she has worked with school districts and community organizations throughout both Canada and the United States. Her research and work has been featured at national and international conferences and is constructed based on theory and effective practices of … Read More