The #ObserveME Movement breaks for barriers for observing teachers in your own school.
Independent or group book studies are excellent ways to acquire new skills, find inspiration, and improve educational practice.
A personal learning network is just that-- a network of others whom you turn to for advice, to learn from, and to collaborate with and offer your own ideas and thoughts. See how easy it is to use Twitter to build your PLN.
Learn more about Collaborative Teams by completing the Professional Learning Module on DESE’s Virtual Learning Platform.
Learn more about designing common formative assessments by completing the Professional Learning Module on DESE’s Virtual Learning Platform.
By using student data, teachers have a more accurate sense of student progress, strengths, and weaknesses. Teachers can utilize data to diagnose and address learning gaps and to correlate patterns to get to the root cause of learning difficulties.
Learn more about data-based-decision making by completing the Professional Learning Module on DESE’s Virtual Learning Platform.
Learn more about Developing Assessment Capable Learners by completing the Professional Learning Module on DESE’s Virtual Learning Platform.
The Leader in Me – Habit #2: Developing SMART Goals for your class, with your students and personally
In order to develop assessment capable learners, we need to explicitly teach our students the value of SMART goals and the process of developing SMART goals as individuals and as a member of a classroom or school.
Present at least 50 minutes during a staff PD day as either the lead presenter or co-presenter.
Learn how to be intentional with your time, handle overbearing parents and colleagues, take care of yourself, and rekindle your passion for teaching!
Learn more about Metacognition by completing the Professional Learning Module on DESE’s Virtual Learning Platform.
We all are required to attend professional development, and often we do research and find information on our own! As a community of professionals, we need to be sharing these with our building!
Regardless of subject matter, we can all learn from one another. Observe a Peer-whether it be in the same content area or venturing out to something completely different to earn this badge.
Learn more about School-Based Implementation Coaching by completing the Professional Learning Module on DESE’s Virtual Learning Platform.
Student led conferences are a tool for students to take ownership of their own learning and communicate their learning goals, achievements and areas of need.
By accepting a student teacher in our classrooms, we are enhancing their knowledge and their skills to achieve the level of classroom management and instruction when they begin their teaching career.
Educators who realize the full potential of data go beyond occasionally sharing test results with students. They engage in an intentional process in which students assess their current level of proficiency, set goals, track progress, and reflect upon and communicate results.
Teachers will learn and manipulate the tools available in Google Forms to create a self - grading CFA.
Teachers will use the Swivl to record lessons and share ideas with other teachers by posting their video lesson to a team drive for other teachers to view.