Students Need 21st Century Teachers!

2016-03-09 11.47.00Raising awareness often means putting yourself out there.  Recently I agreed to be in a video to raise awareness around professional development for teachers because my students have directly benefitted from the Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Practice (Digital & Collaborative Learning) with MindLab.  

There are some really strong avenues out there to build teacher 21st skills to pass onto our students. There are also many ways a teacher can now receive professional development (PD), but not all are equal.  Not all will provide better outcomes for students (or teachers).  Over the 10 years that I have been teaching I’ve attended loads of courses.  Some good, and some just plain boring. So if the purpose of PD is to make me a better teacher, and therefore make a positive impact on my students, shouldn’t the PD be interesting, interactive and looking to develop my 21st Century skill set?

Click on this link to watch the video (you will need a Facebook account to watch this).

 

Connected & Collaborative Learning…

Hi to all my educator friends.  My class has been working hard at putting their first class blog together so we can share our learning with others.

We are looking to collaborate with other schools from all around the world.  Let’s make learning purposeful and help our students develop their 21st Century skill set.

If this opportunity sounds like something you would be interested in, please contact me via our classroom blog.

Room 10 @ Rangikura 

Thank you in anticipation!

Charlotte