Education Leader Network Professional Development eBulletin
April 27th, 2011
for District Leaders 

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In This Issue
Preparing Board Members for Action
Doug Reeves on School Reform
Assessment FOR Learning
Sir Ken Robinson's NY Times Bestseller: The Element
What STEM Looks Like in the Classroom

Digital Age Learners 

Today's Students are Wired DIfferently!    


How will you move your schools into better meeting the needs of today's learner?

How will your teachers adopt the common core standards, and still meet the learning needs of the digital learner.

Find out how school districts in Illinois are collaborating to begin the dialog with principals and teachers,  address the challenges and  begin the critical steps to shifting practice to engage learning and lead their schools into the digital age.


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Get Your Paraeducators On Board Today!


Join thousands of administrators from across the country who have found The ParaEducator Learning Network to be the most flexible, comprehensive, and effective solution for training and highly qualifying paraeducators.


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Instructional Leader on the Go...

Each PD eBulletin gives the busy district-level leader brief, practical, free, high quality learning opportunities in a variety of media formats.

Preparing Board Members
for Action


Often, board members must confront issues they have not experienced in their personal and professional lives. Using a coaching model to build trust, develop personal confidence, and create a high quality learning environment can be a "game changer" in developing a high quality school system.


Doug Reeves on School Reform


Author and researcher Doug Reeves challenges leaders to focus their school improvement efforts on fewer goals, empower their teacher leaders through action research, and get rid of "toxic grading practices" that disempower students instead of building resilience and personal responsibility.


An Introduction to
Assessment FOR Learning

Listen to Dr. Michael O'Leary introduce Assessment for Learning and describe some key differences between Assessment for Learning and Assessment of Learning.


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Sir Ken Robinson's NY Times Bestseller: The Element

How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything


Author, Sir Ken Robinson uses his wit and wisdom to describe the keys to enhancing learning and human development.


Click here to learn more about this book!

What STEM Looks Like
in the Classroom

May 3rd and 4th at 4pm EST 


PCS Edventures, the national leader in STEM education programs and products, is offering a free online demonstration of what STEM education looks like in the classroom.


Click here to learn more about this webinar!