Having read a lot of the discussions and comments related to your first question -How do we shift teaching and learning pedagogy to a 1:1 computing environment?
I feel concerned that many are asking what is the state doing to help teachers, what PD are the schools providing for teachers.
Whereas, I feel it should be I am a teacher, what can I be doing to keep my skills up to date? How can I make sure I am employed for life, what PD can I find on my own and carry out on my own without state funds and school PD (I am not saying these are not valuable). Surely, this is what we are now asking our 21st Century Learners to do in the classroom?
I think schools need to introduce better appraisal systems which include Professional Development criteria which includes IT integration. Also when I recruit new staff, the number one skill I am looking for is how do teachers include IT in the learning environment.
Hopefully a few things to criticize or comment on here?
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