PD: Designed with the Future in Mind

PD: Designed with the Future in Mind

Not too long ago, the World Economic Forum (WEF) released The Future of Jobs Report detailing the top skills our workforce needs in the year 2020. The Fourth Industrial Revolution will require the following skills: complex problem solving, critical thinking,...
Infographics for Teaching and Learning

Infographics for Teaching and Learning

Living in the Information Age, our minds are constantly saturated with print. Graphics appeal to our senses as it involves messaging through designs. Cue the importance of infographics, complex information presented in an easy-to-understand format using images, text,...
Professional Development Designed Just for You

Professional Development Designed Just for You

When it comes to professional development (PD), how many times have we as educators asked ourselves, “am I just wasting my time?” Even when the topic might be somewhat relevant to our classroom, we are still wanting PD that is designed specifically with us in mind. At...
Search Skills and Strategies for Research and Learning

Search Skills and Strategies for Research and Learning

At one time search skills involved utilizing a dictionary and understanding how to locate words and their specific definitions. It might have even involved developing a familiarity with the Dewey Decimal System and how to utilize the card catalog at the local library....
Teacher-Centered Online Professional Development

Teacher-Centered Online Professional Development

In education, we understand the value of centering everything we do around our students. We begin with them, who they are, and what they bring to the table. How many times do we find ourselves in professional development opportunities that lack teacher-centeredness?...
Project-Based Learning (K-5)

Project-Based Learning (K-5)

Humans are born curious. From the first moments of life, we are curious about our world as we seek to understand our surroundings through our senses. This curiosity continues through life as we grow in understanding. Project-based learning (PBL) essentially answers...