Education Leader Network Professional Development eBulletin
February 22nd, 2012
for District Leaders 

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In This Issue
RTI Leadership
Things Every Teacher Should be Doing to Meet the Common Core Standards
A little humor goes a long way...
Teaching Digital Natives
Leading Formative Assessment and Sound Grading Practices

Free STEM Webinar on PCS Academy of Engineering Lab
February 28th
at 10:00am MST

The AOE is the ideal STEM education program for schools on a budget and educators getting ready to apply for Carl Perkins funding! Compared to other leading engineering programs on the market, our labs require no contract or mandatory yearly license fees. It is truly a one-time buy that will last a school for years to come. We will walk you through the amazing array of activities and projects that will be an amazing addition to your educational program.


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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.

RTI Leadership: How to Build Capacity for Effective Implementation
Using Data to Modify Instructional Strategy: RTI Progress Monitoring

Thursday, March 15, 2012
1:00pm - 2:00pm ET

In this one-hour interactive session, you'll learn practical tips and best practices to:
  1. Determine when to use grade level or instructional performance to determine success for your RTI model.
  2. Use progress monitoring software to manage a mountain of assessment data.
  3. Know how and when to select the right data and how to use it to choose appropriate remediation and interventions.

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White Paper: 5 Things Every Teacher Should be Doing to Meet the Common Core Standards

When reading the Common Core State Standards, it's easy to get caught up in the the details of each standard. These five shifts highligted by the CCSS will help teachers effectively implement the standards in their classrooms on a day-to-day basis.


A little humor goes a long way...
Why we love children

A humorous reminder about why we do what we do.



Teaching Digital Natives
By Marc Prensky

A new paradigm for teaching and learning in the 21st century!

Students today are growing up in a digital world. These "digital natives" learn in new and different ways, so educators need new approaches to make learning both real and relevant for today's students.

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Leading Formative Assessment and Sound Grading Practices the Leader's Implementation Guide
Free Webinar - February 23rd, 2012

Join Tom Schimmer, author of Ten Things that Matter from Assessment to Grading, on Thursday, February 23 at 1:45pm PST for an in-depth look at how leaders can take the principles of sound assessment & grading practices to scale in their school or district.