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Professional Development Articles

Dr. Gini-Newman (Speaker August 27th at our conference)

Mar 07, 2013 jjamison
Dr. Gini-Newman (Speaker August 27th at our conference)

Plan to attend our Summer Conference from Isolation to Innovation on August 27th, 28th and 29th. In addition to having the Canadian Educators below, we will be holding two days of MindUP Training by Marianne Prins. Deb Ziolkoski will be presenting for a day on "Fun with Composers". Jane and John Felling are returning with new material from their "Boxcars and One Eyed Jacks" sessions. Applications to…

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Deeper Learning: Why Cross-Curricular Teaching is Essential

Mar 07, 2013 jjamison

Deeper Learning: Why Cross-Curricular Teaching is Essential

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Tips and Tools for Tech Integration

Mar 07, 2013 jjamison
Tips and Tools for Tech Integration

Tips and Tools for Tech Integration

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The BC Vision of Education in the 21st Century

Mar 07, 2013 jjamison

The BC Vision of Education in the 21st Century Click here for the Full Report. This special report highlights a vision of education in the 21st century. As a result of ourresearch, we believe that our system must transform to properly serve the citizens of aknowledge-based society. The PTC fully understands that the current education system isboth large and complex and that engineering the kind of…

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Rethinking 21st Century Assessment

Feb 28, 2013 jjamison

European Journal of Education, Vol. 48, No. 1, 2013 Click here for the full article. Conclusion This article has argued for a paradigm shift in the use and deployment of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in assessment. In the past, eAssessment focused on increasing efficiency and effectiveness of test administration; improving the validity and reliability of test scores; and making a…

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