Professional Development

Focus On Your Impact

  • by Kelly Harmon
  • Sept. 12, 2020, 11:27 a.m.

I recently attended a virtual session on Visible Learning with Dr. John Hattie. He talked about what works best in order to cause dramatic increases in student learning during face to face and virtual instruction. Turns out, just about everything we do as educators causes students to learn. However, he said there's no evidence that teaching more results in more learning. In fact, through his vast meta-research, there is evidence that highly impactful teachers don't focus so much on what they or the students will do. Instead, they focus on their impact on student learning. According to Dr. Hattie, it's how we think, not what they do, that has the most impact on student learning. 




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Setting Up for Virtual Learning

  • by Kelly Harmon
  • March 18, 2020, 7:30 a.m.

Do you need help setting up remote learning? On this resource, I walk you through apps, including Zoom, that allow you to record or live cast lessons and set up small group sessions. 

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