All Blog Posts Tagged 'Development' (8)

TIGed Professional Development this Spring!

Here at TIGed ( we are so excited to have a full plate of professional development offerings ( this Spring! With 2 new e-courses launching, there are a few really valuable options to choose from. We are currently offering 3 e-courses: "Project-based Learning for Global Citizenship"; "Education to Environmental Stewardship"; and "Educators…


Added by Katherine Walraven on March 7, 2012 at 9:20am — No Comments

iMovie as a Presentation Tool

This post is created as a part of my Artifact of my Master's Degree at American College of Education. 

Technology for Staff Development

Title of the segment:  iMovie as a Presentation Tool in Classroom

Time designed for the segment:  1 hour and 30 minutes.

This segment depends on Mac laptop so participants will be asked to come prepared with their laptops.  I will be dividing the participants into small groups…


Added by Egbal Mohamed on February 19, 2012 at 12:00am — No Comments

Changing Professional Development

I am looking for some terrific ideas on using technology (Web 2.0) for teacher professional development. I understand the importance of modeling for teachers, and I know many are eager to learn about using technology as a vehicle for skill development. We need to just stop the "sit and git" method thay we've used in the past. I just need ideas! If any of you could please help in this way, it would be greatly appreciated! Please include specific information I would need if I were to use the…


Added by A Wichman on February 20, 2010 at 9:57am — No Comments

Listen to the Podcast in which Richard Solomon Explains the New 8 Stage Career Development Ladder for Jewish Educators

Listen to the recent podcast of Richard Solomon explaining the new eight stage career development ladder to recruit, develop, promote and retain exceptional Jewish educators and leaders for our day and supplemental schools. Here is the web address of the podcast:

Also take a… Continue

Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on October 27, 2009 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

What is the Relationship Among These Structures: A Congregation of Life-Long Learners, a Jewish Professional Learning Community (JPLC) and a Jewish Community of Cooperative Learners?

The ideal educational setting in which to be a mentor teacher is within a congregation that is committed to life-long learning, a school that is a Jewish professional learning and within a classroom that is a community of cooperative learners. Let's explore these structures and their connections more thoroughly.

A congregation of life-long learners is one that studies and lives Torah. A Jewish professional learning community is a school in which the administration, teachers and… Continue

Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on August 28, 2009 at 7:21am — No Comments

Are there Jewish educators out there interested in improving the quality of day and supplementary school education?

Hi Colleagues,

I have just started a blog whose purpose is to create a venue where interested educators can access information about Jewish mentoring programs and materials. I envision that blog as a forum to discuss issues relating to the improvement of Jewish education through the mentoring of Jewish students and teachers. In the blog you will find articles, resources, and programs on the role of mentoring in the recruitment, development and retention of Jewish… Continue

Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on April 23, 2009 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

Grading Workplace Learners Gets an F

Posted by Dojo Learning: Adult learners in the workplace are accustomed to the the freedoms of adult life. Free will, independent thinking, and the ability to make choices are only a few of the joys of being cut loose from our constrained youth.

However, the straight jacket experiences of high school and adult control never leave us completely. We spend twelves years of our lives learning how to behave and perform for our teachers. Rebellion… Continue

Added by Les Klassen on August 6, 2008 at 9:00am — No Comments

Gauging your Workplace Learning through Natural Assessment

Posted by Dojo Learning: Assessment is the process of investigating a learner’s work for evidence of understanding and competence. Typically, we learn content and then we are assessed through a test at the end of the process. But that’s not natural, assessment happens throughout the process of learning.

Let’s take the case of self-assessment. When we teach ourselves a skill or new knowledge we are constantly asking ourselves “did I get that?”… Continue

Added by Les Klassen on August 5, 2008 at 9:00am — No Comments

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