Jun 28 2016

ISTE 2016: Inside a Successful EdTech Professional Development Program

Experts agree professional development needs to be collaborative, connected, relevant and personalized.


    Sheryl Abshire, CTO, Calcasieu Parish (La.) Public Schools 

    Andrew J. Smith, Director of Digital Innovation Rowan Salisbury (N.C.) Schools 

    Susan K. S. Grigsby, Media Coordinator, Forsyth County (Ga.) Schools 

Video Highlights

  • Teachers and administrators need time for personal reflection and practice after learning new skills.
  • Presenters should be held accountable to provide effective professional development for educators.
  • PD should be anchored in outcomes for students, and those outcomes should be monitored often.

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