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.
| Quick Guide to the Common Core: Key Expectations Explained
This insightful article from EdWeek will explain how the Common Core will change the way teachers teach and students learn
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| Informal Classroom
Feedback, Discussion, and Reflection
By Sally J. Zepeda
Sally Zepeda shares eleven more field-tested, informal classroom observation tools designed specifically for school personnel working with teachers to assist them in developing their instructional strategies.
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School Leadership Outside the Classroom Affects Learning in the Classroom
This article out of the University of Minnesota describes how strong school leadership can close the achievement gap for all students.
A Little Humor Goes a Long Way...
| Extend STEM Learning Past 4:00
A How-To for Your After School Program
October 11th at 12:00pm EST
On October 11th at 10 AM MST PCS Edventures will offer a Science, Technology,Engineering, and Math (STEM) Webinar For your After School Program. These days, there just isn't enough time during the school day to teach your students the skills they need to be competitive.After school programs are becoming a vital addition to a student's education. PCS wants to help you integrate STEM inyour after school programs. Kellie Dean, Director of ProfessionalDevelopment, will interact with the participants as she explains the importance of STEAM while offering suggestions on how to infuse it into the current curriculum. Shewill explore activities that engage the students and promote the skills they need to besuccessful in the workforce. She will also answer educators questions often connectedwith STEM education. Join us and let PCS show you some cool ways to teach STEMthat will impact your after school students for the rest of their lives. Dean will demonstrate the importance of keeping your students engaged long after schools out. Your Students will not only learn, they will have fun!
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