Here is an example of a whole new way to form a meaningful PLC. Hillsborough Township’s Assistant Superintendent Scott Rocco and a colleague meet with fellow administrators using Twitter every Saturday morning at 7:30 am (#satchat). They started with a small group of educators they knew. They are up to about 200 worldwide participants. Here Scott is on NPR discussing his Saturday chats.
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and ISTE’s SIGMS (special interest group/media specialists) offer high quality tech training specifically geared to educators.
One Tool at a Time: Build Your Toolbelt is a monthly webinar series brought to you by ISTE’s SIGMS and SIGILT. Each webinar lasts 30 minutes and will focus on a particular tool. Classroom integration strategies will be highlighted and there will be time for discussion.
The next webinar series starts on October 25 at 7 pm CST. The subject is Power Searching With Google presented by Stephanie DeYoung.
Click the link above to stun your colleagues - Librarians, learn to teach the value of google searching by viewing the advanced webinars offered by Google. An excellent topic for professional development that we – as Samurai Researchers – can offer.