Education Leader Network Professional Development eBulletin
August 15th, 2012
for Leaders in Education 

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In This Issue
Leading in a Culture of Change
Formative & Summative Assessment Defined
A little humor goes a long way...
101 "Answers" for New Teachers and Their Mentors
Designing Schools for 21st Century Learning

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Leading in a Culture of Change
Michael Fullan  

A practical, useable, short (15 page) PDF article by Michael Fullan. Use this as a discussion tool with your learning team!

Click here to read the full article!  

Formative & Summative
Assessment Defined

Rick Wormeli

A terrific 5 minute video with Rick Wormeli explaining formative and summative assessment   


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A little humor goes a long way...

The talking parrot and the ceiling fan!


101 "Answers" for New Teachers and Their Mentors (2nd Edition):
Effective Teaching Tips for Daily Classroom Use
 By Annette L. Breaux

Make sure your new teachers are ready for the realities of the classroom. Be confident that their mentors are focused and effective. Organized so new teachers can read it by themselves, this book can also be studied collaboratively with veteran teachers who have been selected to mentor them.

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Designing Schools for
21st Century Learning

A 20 minute video - with an intriguing view of taking research on learning and applying it to the design of 21st Century Schools

Presented at the CEFPI 86th Annual World Conference & Expo. The Pearson Foundation and The Mobile Learning Institute with Randall Fielding, Chairman; Founding Partner, Fielding Nair International