Technology Integration through Professional Development

How do we support teacher learning online and on-site?*
* Borthwick, A., & Pierson, M. (2008). Transforming classroom practice: Professional development strategies in educational technology. Chapter 11. ISTE: Eugene, OR

Abstract

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Construct Networked Learning Communities Using Web 2.0 tools to support collaboration for learning Apply Coach (not director) Model of Professional Development

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Research Data Shows

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A growing host of new online learning technologies A Scarcity of funds A Need for Professional Development

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Project Evaluation Includes
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Classroom Observation Training Observation Interviews Focus Groups Bimonthly teacher blogs Online communication Teacher lessons and projects Student samples and scores

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Web 2.0 Tools
Dilemmas: 1. Authentic Audience 2. Writing Inexperience 3. Unfamiliar Tasks

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The Community Advantage
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Networked Learning Communities
...to manage our own learning ...to share with and in the learning of others

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Networked Learning Communities
“Systems that help learners take control of and manage their own learning” – M. Harmelen, PhD FOR...

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Systemic Change Technology Integration Staff Development Programming

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Networked Learning Communities
Four PD Strands Targeted... 1. Online coaching 2. On-site coaching 3. Ongoing School/District support 4. Summer institutes

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Networked Learning Communities
Motivational Challenges 1. Value > Busyness of Teachers 2. Vision (adopted) 3. Situated learning (relevant) 4. Impetus to change (synergistic)

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Aggregate • Consolidate • Organize

Technology Integration
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Networked Learning Communities

Network Web 2.0 platforms to connect and share in the learning of a community with similar interests and responsibilities. (“Web 2.0 tools are at least a partial solution to the TIME challenge”)

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Community Technology + Creation Integration
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A NLC is constructed as its members collaborate to achieve common goals, learning together as they develop solutions for problems they are addressing in common. As the NLC grows, the members of the community develop new knowledge and skills through their participation and contributions.

Technology Integration
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