Connecting and Communicating My Ideas

Professional Learning Strategy Components 5 Principles of Professional Development Principle 1: The duration of professional development must be significant and ongoing to allow time for teachers to learn a new strategy and grapple with the implementation problem. Before my presentation I am fully aware that I will need to research and prepare. Preparation is theContinue reading “Connecting and Communicating My Ideas”

Professional Learning Plan Outline

“In terms of teachers’ self-reports of professional development features that increase their knowledge and lead to changes in their instructional practices.” (Guskey 2003) Professional development should be effective for all the learners in the room. Professional development works best when the facilitators are engaging, energetic, and meeting the needs of the people in the room.Continue reading “Professional Learning Plan Outline”

Action Research Plan

   Gaining College and Career Readiness skills by utilizing Eportfolios ePortfolios are student-owned, dynamic digital workspaces wherein students can capture their learning and their ideas, access their collection of work, reflect on their learning, share it, set goals, seek feedback and showcase their learning and achievements. (1) I. Focus Topic of Action Research My action researchContinue reading “Action Research Plan”

Self Differentiation and Transformation

The Beauty of Change Change can be a difficult task, but it is very necessary. Change is important in life in all aspects. To become a better person sometimes we have to change some of our behaviors. Also, if we want our workplace, organization or business to become more efficient and innovative we have toContinue reading “Self Differentiation and Transformation”

My “Why” as an Educator

Why? My purpose is to keep and maintain a “Whatever It Takes” mindset. I will be fair-minded, compassionate,  patient, and empathetic with students, staff, and parents. I will be a visible presence to all around me and always be available to handle concerns with respect, kindness, and a spirit of understanding of other people’s perspectives.Continue reading “My “Why” as an Educator”