Tagged with professional development

A Conference for Educators by Educators

A Conference for Educators by Educators

At the end of April, I attended two very different conferences back to back. And I literally mean back to back–I flew home, arrived at 11pm, repacked by  bag, and left at 6am the next day. I didn’t even tell my kids I was coming home; I just told them I was going away for … Continue reading

Opportunities for Teachers

What am I writing this week? Applications for professional development opportunities. I decided long ago never to walk in anyone’s shadow and to seek out my own professional development (PD). I feel that as an educator it’s imperative to keep ahead of the curve and to seek out programs that support my interests in the … Continue reading

Dial a Cliche

I am not sure what I experienced more as a teacher: horrible professional development or the overabundant use of cliches. Sometimes, if I was super lucky, the two would coincide. Which is why this made me laugh: I can’t even count how many times I heard, “There is no “I” in team” during some sort … Continue reading