Category Archives: 8 Professional Practice

Building a Teaching Community

Why is it important to observe or build community? Professional Practice – The teacher participates collaboratively in the educational community to improve instruction, advance the knowledge and practice of teaching as a profession, and ultimately impact student learning. “Time spent … Continue reading

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edTPA Reflection Part 3

edTPA Reflection Part 3: Reflection  Professional practice 8.2 Growing and Developing Professionally Teacher welcomes feedback from colleagues when made by supervisors or when opportunities arise through professional collaboration.  Final Reflection: I felt like the most difficult part of the edTPA process … Continue reading

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Instructional Coaching Reflection

I have been working in a cross-cultural educational setting for the past 10 years. During those years I had very little access to professional development training or Western colleagues to share resources and ideas with. Working in this limited capacity … Continue reading

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Digital Citizenship in the Classroom

ISTE Standard 4: Digital Citizenship According to the website http://www.digitalcitizenship.net, digital citizenship can be defined as “the norms of appropriate, responsible behavior with regard to technology use.” The moment one connects to the World Wide Web they become digital citizens; … Continue reading

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Online Educational Learning Communities

ISTE Standard 5: Evidence of Participation in an Online Educational Community Introduction Part of becoming an effective educator is learning how to collaborate with others in order to share ideas, gather new techniques and strategies as well as develop a … Continue reading

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Using Technology to Engage in Global Learning Communites

ISTE Standard 5: Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership Triggering Events Question: What type of local and global learning communities could I participate in to explore creative applications of technology in order to improve student learning, while living in a … Continue reading

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Digital Storytelling

During Technology EDTC 6433 students were asked to create a digital storytelling project. The goal of this project was for us to understand the power of digital storytelling by creating our own. This project encouraged students to engage in applying … Continue reading

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