Education Leader Network Professional Development eBulletin
August 31st, 2011
for District Leaders 

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In This Issue
Finding Success and Satisfaction at Work
STEM 101 Live & Interactive Webinar
A little humour goes a long way...
The Math of Robotics Webinar
Finding Your Leadership Style: A Guide for Educators
What is 21st Century Education

Creating A Digital-Rich Classroom

Sep 29, Oct 6, Nov 10,

Dec 1, Jan 12, Jan 19 and

Jan 26 with Meg Ormiston


7 outstanding interactive and engaging professional learning opportunities that come to right to your school site.


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The All-in-One Solution for Training Paraeducators

Join thousands of administrators from across the country who have found ParaEducator PD Now! to be the most flexible, comprehensive, and effective solution for training 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.


Finding Success and Satisfaction at Work
 
Writing in a recent Harvard Business Review, psychiatrist and author Edward Hallowell outlined five factors that contribute to high performance at work. He notes that most people do not want to be unhappy in their work, constantly complain, or risk being fired. The good news is that there are several factors we can consider and coach principals to share with others that contribute to maximum performance and satisfaction at work.

 


STEM 101 Live & Interactive Webinar

September 13, 12:00pm EST

 

On September 13th, PCS Edventures will offer  STEM(STEAM) 101 Webinar.  Kellie Dean, Director of Professional Development, will interact with the participants as she leads them through each letter of STEM (STEAM) offering suggestions on how to infuse it into the current curriculum, explore activities that will engage the students and promote the skills they need to  be successful in the workforce, and answer educators questions to elevate stress the may surround STEM (STEAM).   

 

Join us  and let  PCS show you some cool ways to teach STEM (STEAM) that will impact your students for the rest of their lives.

 

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A little humour goes a long way...

Salsa Dog

 

SEND YOUR HUMOROUS ITEMS TO US: We will place them in upcoming issues and give you credit! Just email them to:

elearning@plcelearning.com  

 

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The Math of Robotics Webinar

September 20, 12:00pm EST


On September 20th at 12:00 PM EST, PCS Edventures will offer The Math of Robotics Webinar. Kellie Dean, Director of Professional Development and Joe Egusquiza, VP of Secondary Education, will lead an interactive session in which participants will, literally, see how robots enhance math comprehension and are interdisciplinary. We will share a curriculum samples; offer implementation and environment suggestions, and discuss how to infuse robotics and math into existing curriculum.

 

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Finding Your Leadership Style: A Guide for Educators

by Jeffrey Glanz

 

Here's a book that will inspire educators to take on leadership roles and responsibilities by helping them identify and actualize their natural leadership style. Questionnaires and self-help activities make it much easier for educators to analyze their leadership potential and match their leadership style to specific jobs.

 

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What is 21st Century Education

A wonderful online article you can scroll through. It provides an introduction and a synopsis - of what 21st Century Education means - with great examples and ideas. Great to use to introduce the idea to others.

 

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