How can we expand opportunities and awareness of virtual professional development to all educators? How do we develop empowered and "highly connected teachers", a concept often referred to by the DoE's Karen Cator? Tech savvy educators are leveraging Web 2.0 tools to build personal learning networks which support their interests and professional development needs (see Steve Hargadon's Classroom 2.0 site for example: ...more »
I am at the Supercomputing Conference in Seattle , Washington. I am a K-12 teacher. There are rich resources and ideas here that need to be disseminated in classrooms. Some of that work is that of Dr. Robert Panoff at www.shodor.org, and there are many components to his work. ' I think that if he was able to distribute his work and Pat Phillips ideas were widely shared more teachers would be interested. I think the Dept ...more »
Challenge: Read Maxine Greene's "Releasing the Imagination"