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Leading Professional Learning; Tools to Connect and Empower Teachers

A live session with Thomas Murray on May 27th at 2:30 PM EST

274 Learners are taking this course

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Course Highlights

  • Understanding issues with traditional model of professional learning
  • Learn how to transform your district's professional learning vision
  • Learn from inspiring stories of professional achievements of educators
  • Discover how educators can take charge of their professional learning
  • Explore dynamic ways of professional development-EdCamps,Twitter Chats

About the Course

Language of Instruction: English

Course Description

Effective professional learning--like effective classroom teaching--must result in more actively engaged participants and, ultimately, improved results. It is structured, yet flexible. It is teacher-focused and personalized, yet a collaborative venture between each teacher and building leaders. It allows for a great deal of teacher choice and teacher voice within a system of professional learning expectations and mindsets. It is based on the needs of individual teachers and provides real world, practical learning experiences that make teachers better at what they do. In essence, effective professional learning is the complete opposite of the traditional, one-size-fits-all, sit and get, hours-based model that remains the cornerstone of many districts’ plans throughout the nation.

Join a discussion with Thomas Murray to find out how educators are connecting and learning in new ways to meet their needs--and those of their students!

Who Should attend:

  • School Leaders
  • Teachers

Date and Time - May 27th at 2 pm EST

Duration - 60 minutes

Bonus: 10% discount on Thomas Murray’s book “Leading Professional Learning" for all the registrants. You will find the Promo code on the banner once you register for the course.

Get your copy of the book : CLICK HERE

About the Instructor

Thomas Murray
Washington, United States

Thomas C. Murray serves as the state and district digital learning director for the Alliance for Excellent Education located in Washington, DC. He has testified before the United States Congress and works alongside that body and the US Senate, the US Department of Education and state departments of education, corporations, and school districts throughout the country to implement digital learning while helping to lead Future Ready, Project 24 andDigital Learning Day. Murray’s experiences in K–12 digital leadership, which include implementing a 1:1 program, BYOD, blended learning, and a K–12 cyber school where he served as the director of technology and cyber education for the Quakertown Community School District in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, have been recognized nationally. He is also the co-author of the recent release, Leading Professional Learning; Tools to Connect and Empower Teachers (Corwin, 2015), and serves as a school district consultant for digital learning planning and implementation.

A former CIO and school principal, Murray is passionate about proper digital learning implementation and personalized professional learning. He was the recipient of the Blended Schools Network Leadership Award, named one of the top 16 “forward thinking EdTech leaders in the country,” named one of the “top 100 influential voices in education,” has been featured in Tech & Learning magazine’s Leadership Profile, and has appeared on various television shows. Murray’s cyber- and blended-learning programs have been highlighted by Forbes.com, T.H.E. Journal, District Administration magazine, Project Red, Tech & Learning magazine, the Innosight Institute, and iNACOL, among others, and on Digital Learning Day in both 2013 and 2014. He also serves on the advisory board for T.H.E. Journal and Remind. Murray is the cofounder of #edtechchat, a weekly educational technology Twitter forum, where hundreds of educators from around the world discuss digital learning. As a follow-up, his weekly show, #edtechchat radio on the BAM Radio Network, is available on iTunes and is regularly one of the top downloaded education podcasts. Connect with him on Twitter @thomascmurray or at www.thomascmurray.com.

Discussion

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MaryTravelina

Good night I would like to be in this course and I have registered in this seminar

2383 days 4 hours 24 minutes ago

Art Goldberg

Hi Tom:
I am an Adjunct Professor of English at two South Florida Community Colleges. I have been extremely fortunate in that the two schools have different, yet extremely cohesive Five Year QEP's (Quality Enhancement Plans): One is Critical Thinking, the other is Writing Across the Curriculum. I am using the newest (fad?) pedagogy of Gamification See more

2383 days 17 hours 34 minutes ago

Juan Rodriguez

Please I woluld like to be in this seminar and if it is possible I would like to recive an attendance certificate.

2383 days 18 hours 7 minutes ago

Umm Aalimah

I have registered for this course and would like to receive a certificate of attendance please.

2384 days 2 hours 55 minutes ago

Monaliza Dapitan

please include me in this seminar, And provide certificate as proof. Thanks!

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