Professional Development

A New Approach to Discipline Slashed Suspension Rates and Transformed This DC School

WASHINGTON — When Stephanie Gunter accepted a second-grade teaching position at Langley Elementary, she was no novice. By that point, Gunter had been teaching in D.C. Public Schools for six years, and she felt she’d hit her stride in the classroom. Then the new school year started. From day one at Langley, a Title I …

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The Internet Can Be a Force for Good. Here’s How.

What does it mean to be a good citizen? It’s little things like reading the news, putting your trash in the right bins, turning the water off when you’re not using it and donating used clothing and books when you’re done with them. It’s also bigger things, like voting, volunteering and treating everyone around you …

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ICYMI – Six On-Demand PD Opportunities

In August and September I hosted five live Practical Ed Tech webinars and launched one self-paced course. A lot of people expressed interest in the webinars but said that the timing didn’t work…. Read the whole entry at FreeTech4Teachers.com »               Related Stories 5 Video Projects for Almost Every Classroom – Webinar on Thursday How to …

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Workshops I Can Run for Your Next PD Day

Over the last ten years I’ve had the good fortune to run workshops and give presentations at hundreds of schools and conferences. I’m frequently asked what I cover in my workshops and keynotes. Some of the outlines and slides from those presentations have appeared in blog posts in the past. But my list of workshops …

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