Great Teachers Don’t Wait for PD Days

  This was a comment I made on the #satchatwc a while back. It’s had a few retweets and some comments. This past Saturday morning, I joined in the first #edcampHOME  hosted as an edcamp event but online. As I’ve processed this event and what took place, there are a few take aways for me and…

Collective Sharing

Yesterday I took part in EdcampHOME. It was a great experience being able to “hangout” and participate. Watching the home base problem-solve as things occurred was a reminder that learning is a messy/energetic/inventive/creative experience made better when shared. First off, thanks to the organizers – Kelly Kermode @coachK, Karl Lindgren-Streicher @LS_Karl, Shawn White @swpax and…

Productive Group Work

Productive Group Work by Nancy Frey, Douglas Fisher and Sandi Everlove In Productive Group Work, the authors discuss the importance of effectively working in groups. As most people have discovered, not everyone knows how to work in a group. In fact, many people have difficulty working collaboratively to accomplish a task. This isn’t to say…