Education Leader Network Professional Development eBulletin
April 17th, 2013
for Leaders in Education 

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In This Issue
1:1 Computing: More Than Devices
Building a Positive School Climate
A Little Humor Goes a Long Way...
Got Summer Camps?
Integrating Technology for the Common Core

Professional Learning Academy 2013

The Professional Learning Academy is a suite of programs district leaders can utilize to design professional learning in their districts  to meet their own needs, culture and budget.

A variety of delivery models are available, each with their own benefits and advantages. Look through our menu of programs and decide what best suits you.


Professional Learning Communities Leadership Institute

June 3-4, 2013
Augusta, Georgia
OR
July 1-2, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

Research shows that teacher collaboration (PLCs) is at the heart of any successful implementation of changes in schools-such as the Common Core Standards. Teacher and leader evaluation programs are putting enormous stress on school leaders to adopt 21st Century Leadership Skills & Strategies. How must school leaders actually lead to utilize teacher collaboration, build leadership capacity in others and sustain momentum within our schools?

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.


1:1 Computing: More Than Devices

This article is the second of three 1:1 computing papers from the BLEgroup Thought Leadership Consortium, which brings together a small number of knowledgeable firms and school districts to collaborate on topics critical to effective digital teaching and learning.

Click here to read more!  


Building a Positive School Climate

The design of a school can help foster a culture that inspires community and learning, some experts say. This motion graphic describes some architectural elements that combine design and technology to create a collaborative, connected, student-centered environment ripe for learning.

 

Click here to watch this video!  


A Little Humor Goes a Long Way...


Kids React to the Eagle Snatches Kid




Got Summer Camps?

Free Webinar
April 24th, 2013
12:00pm EST

Got Summer Camps? We do! PCS Edventures has 18 electrifying summer camps that camouflage learning with stimulating hands-on activities. PCS will showcase our fun and stress-free approach to summer on April 24th at 10:00 AM MST. Join us as we explore the all-inclusive curriculum and share examples of hands-on activities. 

 

Click here to learn more!  


What the Leaders of Smaller Districts Need to Do to Meet the Common Core Standards and Integrate Technology for Digital Teaching and Learning

Free Webinar
April 29th, 2013
4:00pm EST

It is hard for smaller districts to transform to digital teaching and learning; they have limited personnel, less help from vendors, limited funds, and limited connectivity.