Educational Leadership:Schools as Learning Communities:What Is a Professional Learning Community?

See on Scoop.it – Educational Discourse Kelly Christopherson‘s insight: PLC’s can be powerful learning opportunities as long as they aren’t co-opted for another purpose. Combined with Personal Learning Environments, a PLC can be a powerful way for teachers to share and learn, empowering them to bring their learning to their classrooms.  See on linkis.com

Teachers are Learning Designers

See on Scoop.it – Educational Discourse Late in 2012, I wrote a blog for the Huffington Post that articulated what I really feel should be and is a role of great teachers. Great teachers are “learning designers” who seek to create a space Kelly Christopherson‘s insight: Learning Designers – a great way to look at…

Why Playful Learning Is The Key To Prosperity

See on Scoop.it – Educational Discourse In order for our global society to develop solutions to pressing problems in an increasingly technology-driven and constantly changing world, we need to re-train our workforce to do what machines can’t: to be enterprising, independent and strategic thinkers—to be purposeful creators. This starts with changing the way students, especially the…