Smart Dumb Questions: Why Do We Do Professional Development for Educators?


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Jul 14 2015 10 mins   31
As we talk about how to improve professional development for educators, our guest asks a simple, but potent, question that leads to some powerful insights. Follow: @blairteach @tomwhitby @LearningKate @shiftparadigm @bamradionetwork EdChat Archive: http://edchat.pbworks.com/ Kate Wolfe spends her days as a Coordinator of Professional Learning for Hampton City Schools in Hampton, Virginia. Nancy Blair has returned to public education as a middle school principal in Georgia. She previously served as a school improvement consultant. Mark E. Weston has spent the past 40 years working to enhance education for all students. During that time, he served in key positions at Dell Inc., Apple Computer, Education Commission of the States, United States Department of Education, United States House of Representatives, and several school districts in Iowa. Mark advises leaders about education, ICT, and public policy strategies. He currently serves as Associate Dean, Learning Systems for Georgia Tech Professional Education.