Education Leader Network Professional Development eBulletin
September 19th, 2012
for Leaders in Education 

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In This Issue
Common Core Teaching Method That Improves Test Scores
Engage Your Students Through Digital Media
Michael Fullan: Driving Change
The Principal As Instructional Leader
Formative Assessment

PLC Academy:
like no other professional learning program in the nation
We are looking for schools and/or school districts interested in participating in the 21st Century - Professional Learning Communities Academy 2012-13.

A Little Humor Goes a Long Way . . .
Gold Fish Rapping

Instructional Leader on the Go...

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

Common Core Teaching Method That Improves Test Scores

A district in Santa Ana, CA utilizes collaboration techniques between students and teachers to improve teaching, and align to the common core standards.


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Engage Your Students
Through Digital Media

September 27th at 12:00pm EST

Ever looked at a picture or watched a video that brought back memories... 5 or 10 years later?

When digital tools are integrated into content units, connections between students and families are made that last a lifetime and creativity flourishes.
Learn how to blend digital media tools into student-centered, hands-on, CCS aligned STEAM unit plans. Join us and see the fun digital tools bring to your education program.


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Driving Change Starts with Ignoring Advice on How to Drive Change
Michael Fullan
In this article, Harvey Schachter of The Globe and Mail gives an in-depth review of Michael Fullan's latest book, Change Leader.

The Principal As Instructional
Leader (3rd Edition):

A Practical Handbook
By Sally J. Zepeda

In the updated third edition of this highly successful book, leadership expert, Sally Zepeda offers savvy advice to both new and seasoned principals and assistant principals.

As a bonus, receive a 10% discount! Just enter coupon code B2S10 at checkout to receive your discount.

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Formative Assessment:
A Fundamental Component of Learning

This recorded web conference, hosted by epic-ed, highlights formative assessment - its purposes, processes, and benefits. Both research and practices signal that formative assessment is essential to effective teaching and learning.