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Extinct, Endangered, or Extensive ?

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Effective professional development for in-service teachers is:

  • Extinct – no longer in existence (dictionary.com)
  • Endangered – threatened with extinction (dictionary.com)
  • Extensive – great in number (dictionary.com)
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Professional Development

Teaching Scotland's Future: Legacy Conference Video

A Legacy Event for Teaching Scotland’s Future was held in the John McIntyre Conference Centre, University of Edinburgh, on 6 May 2015. VSCS was delighted to be a partner in the planning and organisation of this important event. 133 more words


Feeling stuck? Does ‘impro’ help get unstuck and solve problems?

The ‘Stuck’ project is well underway, with four schools in the west of England taking part, funded by a US charitable foundation, and part of a collaboration with the British theatre company Peepolykus. 721 more words


Message to schools: please don’t close down teacher training yet

I don’t normally pay as much attention to the state of primary intakes to teacher training as perhaps I should. This is because the main focus has been on shortages in secondary. 489 more words


Toddlers and Tweets? One Story of a Remarkable Educator

This post is part of a promotion of Alter Your World, an Alt Summit project aimed at celebrating actions, big or small, that focus on good in the community. 473 more words


"Education House Call"

Topics this week included Common Core State Standards, testing and implementation, and student needs. Guests were Dr. Elfreda Massie, former interim superintendent of DC Public Schools, and Dr. 77 more words

National Issues

Open Letter to My Students in the Higher Education in Student Affairs Class of 2015 at Salem State University

In the last few months, it has become increasingly difficult for me to find time to write. On Monday, I forced myself to wake up early and write my most recent blog post. 746 more words