Collaboration between lead practitioners and teachers is a powerful professional development activity that can help teachers improve their subject knowledge, think about teaching strategies in different ways and learn new ideas to try in the classroom.
Collection of blogs to kick start your 2016 professional learning
Here’s the latest round up of 5 teacher blogs that we think are worth reading.
This month, all the blogs are part of the #Nurture1516 collection, which teachers have used to reflect on 2015 and look ahead to 2016. You can see the full list of posts here.
List of influential accounts tweeting about technology in education
Interested in using Twitter to keep up to date with technology in education? Get started by having a read of the conversation at #EdTech, or follow some of these 20 education technology tweeters (list in no particular order):
As a Learning and Development (L&D) professional and a life coach, it was like all my Christmases had come at once when I read Shawn Achor’s The Happiness Advantage. It paved the way for my exploration into positive psychology.
For the same reasons, formative feedback can also be a powerful tool for teacher’s professional development. To make a coaching session as beneficial as possible, any feedback given needs to be as effective as it...
To make a coaching session as worthwhile as possible, any feedback given and received needs to be effective.
Here are 7 suggestions from expert coach and consultant, Mike Fleetham, which both coach and the person being coached can take on board to make coaching feedback formative: