PD @ Your Fingertips: April 2014

Below is an archive of the alerts the Staff Development Department sent out during the month of April.

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Tuesday, April 1: What Every Student Needs http://teachthought.com/learning/14-things-every-student-needs/

Wednesday, April 2: Projects To Engage Readers – http://www.edutopia.org/blog/projects-engage-middle-school-readers-beth-holland?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=blog-middleschool-readers-projects-holland-image-trending

Thursday, April 3: A New Bloom’s Taxonomy Wheel For iPad Apps – http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2014/03/a-new-fantastic-blooms-taxonomy-wheel.html?utm_content=buffer64847&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Friday, April 4: Ramsey Musallam: 3 rules to spark learning: http://www.ted.com/talks/ramsey_musallam_3_rules_to_spark_learning

Monday, April 7: “You can’t get children to value what they are learning if they have not first learned to value who they are.”

Tuesday, April 8: An Open Letter To Millennials… Thank You For What I See In You by Angela Maiershttp://switchandshift.com/an-open-letter-to-millennials-thank-you-for-what-i-see-in-you

Wednesday, April 9: The Wingman: A Strategy For Engaging Reluctant Readers – https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/strategies-for-engaging-students?utm_campaign=digest&utm_medium=email&utm_source=digest

Thursday, April 10: Embrace the backchannel and connect with your students in realtime. https://todaysmeet.com/

Friday, April 11: “The things kids say when you ask them&take the time to listen is extraordinary.” The 6-Word Memoir Project from WWMS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3kA_QEXpBs

Tuesday, April 15: “Kids don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”

Wednesday, April 16:  Examples Of Formative Assessments For Teachers: http://wvde.state.wv.us/teach21/ExamplesofFormativeAssessment.html

Monday, April 21: Create moments that will have a lasting impact on children’s lives. ~ Ron Clark

Tuesday, April 22:  The Real Reason Passion Matters in Education by AJ Juliani – http://linkis.com/ajjuliani.com/J76pM

Wednesday, April 23: 6 Ways To Energize Your Lesson Plans http://www.brilliant-insane.com/2014/03/6-ways-to-energize-your-lessons.html

Thursday, April 24: Create lists with your favorite links on topics you and your students are passionate about. http://urli.st/

Friday, April 25: Angela Lee Duckworth: The key to success? Grit – http://www.ted.com/talks/angela_lee_duckworth_the_key_to_success_grit

Monday, April 28: “If we don’t believe in students, how can they believe in themselves?”

Tuesday, April 29: 8 Tips For Updating Your Teaching To Something Messier – http://www.teachthought.com/teaching/8-tips-for-updating-your-teaching/

Wednesday, April 30: 3 Ways to Make Meaningful Connections http://www.edutopia.org/blog/make-meaningful-connections-with-students-nick-provenzano?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=blog-3-ways-meaningful-connections-image



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