Education Leader Network Professional Development eBulletin
February 20th, 2013
for Leaders in Education 

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In This Issue
21st Century Learning: The Global Search for Education
New Guide Reveals Solution to Upgrading School Facilities
A Little Humor Goes a Long Way...
STEM Education: Discover E! Kit: Inspire Tomorrow's Engineers

Help Your Teachers Become Proficient at Formative Assessment!

An Introduction to Assessment FOR Learning
6 Part On Demand eSeminar for Teachers with Tom Schimmer, Author of "Ten Things That Matter From Assessment to Grading"

This session will serve as an introduction to Assessment for Learning. Specifically, the research, the context, and the vision of how classroom assessment can play a significant role during instruction will give participants a clear understanding of the distinction between Assessments of and for Learning.

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.


21st Century Learning:
The Global Search for Education

What if educators were able to assess the 21st century skills that thought leaders in The Global Search for Education series talk about week after week? What if this 21st century replacement for the SAT was able to measure high school students' critical thinking, analytical reasoning, problem solving, and written communication; in other words, all the essential skills that both educators and employers have said students need to succeed in college and the workplace?


New Guide Reveals Solution to Upgrading School Facilities

Like the image to the right, our classrooms look remarkably similar to those our grandparents sat in. Our facilities are underused or overcrowded, and are ill equipped for Common Core and the post-textbook digital age. This is how a recent Council of Great City Schools study describes our schools. A guide published this week by School Research Lab presents the case and the solution to solving this spiraling $100 Billion problem.  Take action now for the schools you must have!

 

Click here to get your free facilities upgrade guide  


A Little Humor Goes a Long Way...


Parking Lot Explosion Prank




Discover E! Kit:
Inspire Tomorrow's Engineers


Still teaching engineering concepts out of a dusty and outdated textbook? Throw it out the window!


The Discover E! Kit is the perfect introduction to engineering using hands-on learning. Instead of reading about complex machines and systems, your students will build their own souped-up cruisers and cart launchers to master these concepts.

 

Click here to learn more!