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Innovative Professional Development - Host a "FedEx" Day!

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Overview

Providing teachers with autonomy in their learning during professional development and in-service days is proving to be a successful strategy for today's school leaders. Using the models of Atlassian's "FedEx Days," Google's 20% time, and the "unconference" model inspired by Edcamps, school leaders can promote autonomy among their teachers with substantial learning outcomes. Learn how easy it is to design and implement this type of professional development day in your school. Join Lyn Hilt as she shares examples from schools that have successfully enjoyed these days of learning.

Details

Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: General
Last aired on: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 @ 2:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Administrator Resources, Personal Enrichment
Tags: Administrator Resources, edcamps, in-service days, Professional development, staff development, unconferences

Reviews (15)

Full Member
 
Excellent webinar! Definitely AGREE!
Full Member
+2
 
Great webinar!
Basic Member
 
Very helpful information.
Full Member
+5
 
What great ideas.
Basic Member
+3
 
Great introduction to professional development and insights on teacher perspectives of PD..."Flipped Faculty Meetings and Fed-Ex days sound like a great idea and fresh approach to infusing some new energy into PD...thanks for a great webinar!
Basic Member
+2
 
Great webinar! So many useful resources.
Full Member
+10
 
Outstanding webinar.
Basic Member
+10
 
Great!
Full Member
+8
 
Love it!
Full Member
+6
 
It would be great to have a principal who actually trusted teachers to use the time and took the responsibility to redirect those who didn't. PD would be so much more useful for all involved.
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