Show 65: Personalizing PD

Guiding Question: What steps can be taken to help teachers personalize their learning and how to help schools build a culture of learning for their teachers and students that connects to people outside of the school?

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Jeff recently shared via Flipboard a Forbes article on rethinking how we use technology in schools. The author points out that technology of often used not to support innovative instructional strategies but to reinforce traditional direct instruction content delivery. It says a great deal when so much of what we have been hearing in the blogosphere for so many years makes it to the mainstream press. Hopefully this is a good sign as educators, administrators and parents think about how they spend funds on technology without first shifting the way teachers teach and students learn.