Category Archives: Professional Development

A Successful Monday

As I said in my last post, I planned on spending my PD time on Monday figuring out how to add a little preschool to my high school English class. I located the perfect article “Finding Center: How Learning Centers … Continue reading

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My Plan for Monday

This Monday morning, I get to spend my PD time researching on my own. What do I want to learn? What do I want to get better at? How will I improve my practice? My thoughts: take my class back to … Continue reading

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Redesigning My Class

I chose “Subject Area Strategies” as one of my PD paths for this semester, and I plan on really delving into designing my class for the benefit of my students. I’ve played with the idea of centers and student choice … Continue reading

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PD On Demand

At my school we have profession development EVERY SINGLE MONDAY. Seriously. It is built into our schedule. Now, I know what you’re thinking. “That’s crazy! How can you stand it? I would never work there!” I usually get a reaction … Continue reading

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