Implicit in the 7 Professional Standards are four prerequisites for effective professional learning.

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Educators' commitment to all students, is the foundation of effective professional learning.
  • Engage in continuous learning to deepen knowledge and expand skills
Each educator involved in professional learning comes to the experience ready to learn.
  • Align professional learning with the standards
Because there are disparate experience levels and use of practice among educators, professional learning can foster collaborative inquiry and learning that enhances individual and collective performance.
  • Respect experiences and perspectives, listens, share common vision and goals and hold student achievement as the ultimate goal
Like all learners, educators learn in different ways and at different rates.
  • Engage educators in timely, high-quality learning that meets the individual learning needs of all participants.
What are the major Concepts from the Elements course modules and what available resources can you create or locate to expand deeper discussions?
How will you incorporate 21st century skills, Revised Bloom's Taxonomy, professional and curriculum standards to align elements courses to state and local policy?
What resources will you use to allow teachers to work together to identify common challenges, analyze relevant data and test instructional approaches to affect student learning?
How will you address academic diversity to engage participants in timely high-quality learning that meets individual needs?
Assessment in 21st Century Classrooms
Collaboration in the Digital Classroom
Designing Blended Learning
Educational Leadership in the 21st Century
Inquiry in the Science Classroom
Project-Based Approaches
Thinking Critically with Data
Engaging learners through state and local policy
Collaborative Inquiry and Learning

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Diversity and high quality learning
Addressing timely high-quality learning
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Assessment in 21st Century Classrooms
Collaboration in the Digital Classroom
Designing Blended Learning
Educational Leadership in the 21st Century
Inquiry in the Science Classroom
Project-Based Approaches
Thinking Critically with Data

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