User blog: Inspired PD

Anyone in the world

The CTE Director Provides a Community for Their “Lone Wolf” Career and Technical Education Teachers


In the world of education, collaboration and feedback are vital to successful learning; but as the CTE Director you know it’s also vital to a teacher’s professional development. While most learning centers provide teachers with a community of co-workers in similar subject matter, it is often those in the career and technical education clusters that are left to fend for themselves. Without a group to bounce ideas off of and get feedback on new trends, techniques, or progressive tactics to get students involved the CTE educators can find their students have become disengaged.


What can InspirED do for CTE Directors?

If CTE educators are considered the “lone wolves” of teachers, then the CTE Director is the force that helps them become “a pack.” The tools and programs made available to teachers become the bonds that keep them moving forward together; that is what InspirED is all about.


You know that learning is a never-ending endeavor that begins at a very young age. You also know that learning tends to keep us young because the brain is a muscle that needs to be worked if it’s going to stay sharp and strong.


InspirED’s online courses provide more than just ideas and techniques for motivating students; they create a collaborative “think tank” of educators who can add insight and a unique perspective on what methodologies they’ve tried and what they would like to try. We believe that implementation of strategies is made easier with the type of dynamic support system a CTE instructor gets from knowing they have an invaluable resource available to them for asking questions. Physical proximity is no longer a hindrance in the career and technical education teaching field, technology and online professional development courses have made distance obsolete.


Using today’s technology to teach the future thinkers and innovators

In today’s world, filled with gadgets that promote immediate communication, we are hard-pressed to find anyone from Kindergarten to senior citizen without at least one method of access to information at their fingertips. Technology provides a level of accessibility never before seen, making it easier to market programs to attract students to the CTE cluster of career opportunities. It doesn’t stop there, the youth of today need to have a voice in the direction they want to go; at the same time the CTE teacher needs to understand how to meet the needs of all students, at any given intellectual level.

But, let’s say you’re ready to move forward with your progressive methods and are eager to dive in the deep end of online learning; where do you turn to learn about things that have been successful in other places? Now you have the opportunity to bring online professional development to your teachers where they can collaborate with others in the same field of study; giving them a sense of community through online, self-paced programs. They get to expand their horizons, which enables them to expand the horizons of their students; and that makes the CTE Director’s job easier and more productive.


Wise words from the President of the United States

President Barack Obama has directly addressed the importance of finding new and innovative methods for increasing the number of students interested in pursuing STEM careers, as well as, increasing the number and proficiency of our STEM educators. As a CTE Director you are always looking out for your teachers and the students that pass through your classrooms; if you’re thinking about the future, then you’ve got to give your “lone wolf” CTE instructors their best opportunity to learn about today’s InspirED online techniques.



Share on Facebook
[ Modified: Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 1:11 PM ]

Comments

  • Picture of stefan hookstefan hook - Thu, Aug 20, 2020, 6:22 AM
    tremendous portion of their critical time.
    crisis communication explanation and process
  • Picture of joan meldajoan melda - Fri, Aug 21, 2020, 7:01 AM
    Criminology coursework writing services have become very popular among students seeking Criminology Research Paper Services and criminology essay writing help services.

  • Picture of joan meldajoan melda - Fri, Aug 21, 2020, 7:02 AM
    Criminology coursework writing services have become very popular among students seeking Criminology Research Paper Services and criminology essay writing help services.

  • Picture of joan meldajoan melda - Fri, Aug 21, 2020, 7:03 AM
    Developmental psychology coursework writing services are very common nowadays since there are very many students seeking Developmental Psychology Writing Services and developmental psychology essay help services.
  • Picture of Florah MeldaFlorah Melda - Tue, Aug 25, 2020, 5:18 AM
    To seek the best Argumentative Essay Writing Help for those working on argumentative essay writing assignment, it is important to hire an award winning argumentative assignment writing services.
  • Picture of Florah MeldaFlorah Melda - Tue, Aug 25, 2020, 5:19 AM
    ESL assignment writing services learners have an advantage of hiring the best english language assignment writing help that is familiar with english language coursework writing help for their English Language Writing Services.
  • Picture of Florah MeldaFlorah Melda - Tue, Aug 25, 2020, 5:20 AM
    American history paper writing services are essential for american history assignment writing service students and American History Writing Services seekers.
  • Picture of alex jonesalex jones - Thu, Aug 27, 2020, 6:09 AM
    It's really nice post and. I am a travel blogger. If you want to go anywhere around the world, so visit Delta Airlines Tickets and get vacation packages and cheap flights.
  • Picture of dorcas smithdorcas smith - Fri, Aug 28, 2020, 12:46 AM
    Among other courses, business ethics research writing services has become popular since students seek Ethics Essay Writing Services and ethics assignment writing help services.
  • Picture of dorcas smithdorcas smith - Wed, Sep 2, 2020, 1:53 AM
    Long-term Conditions essay services has become very popular among nursing research paper service seekers in need of Long-term Conditions Writing Services and Long-term Conditions assignment writing services.
  • Picture of dorcas smithdorcas smith - Wed, Sep 2, 2020, 2:45 AM
    It is important to seek statistics coursework writing services and statistics essay writing services since students find help when they visit Business Statistics Writing Services.
  • Angela JonesAngela Jones - Fri, Sep 4, 2020, 4:12 AM
    You are right saying great aosom promo code.
  • Picture of leena johnleena john - Fri, Sep 18, 2020, 9:25 AM
    This is really a nice and informative, containing all information and also has a great impact on the new technology. Thanks for sharing it. วิธีแทงไฮโลออนไลน์บนมือถือ
  • Picture of Anny BankAnny Bank - Tue, Sep 22, 2020, 8:24 AM
    Gotoassignmenthelp Service endeavors to satisfy the advanced education guidelines of the college/ university through the best quality assignments when you require Assignment Help Kuwait. Assignments are composed consistently and all mistakes are adjusted for an immaculate completion in our Assignment help administration on the web. At the point when you pick our Assignment Help Saudi Arabia assistance, our faculty will consider the quality and your evaluation criteria. On taking Gotoassignmenthelp online assistance, we ensure the first substance and faultless work. Educators of the rumored colleges believe assignments to be the most productive technique to evaluate a students' composing bore alongside their comprehension of the course. Gotoassignmenthelp is the best Assignment Writing Help Uae online supplier in around the world.
  • Picture of joan meldajoan melda - Fri, Sep 25, 2020, 5:43 AM
    Custom psychology research writing services have become very popular among students seeking Psychology Assignment Writing Services and psychology essay writing services.
Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 ...78 ()
 
Picture of Inspired PD
by Inspired PD - Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 9:25 AM
Anyone in the world

 A Student Perspective on Project Based Learning


Project based learning is a different style of teaching than what most “traditional” classrooms use. Instead of being overloaded with homework, tests, and rare projects, STEAM students are given projects to demonstrate learning instead of homework or formal tests. The teachers in STEAM all work together to try and make sure that the projects are connected between two or more subjects. The projects that we do in STEAM are more hands-on and involve more thinking. In the past year we have made fully functioning models, movies, and websites! The projects we do in STEAM allow for more creative freedom, rather than setting an exact format the project should be in.

 

“Test a fish on his ability to climb a tree, he’ll live his life believing he’s an idiot.” (Albert Einstein). I’ve found project-based learning is more accessible for me and it’s taught me a lot about my learning style. With STEAM classes, I have learned it’s okay to fail and that failing and redesigning is a large part of learning. Our classes fluctuate depending on how quickly or slowly we have grasped a concept. Instead of clinging to one topic for weeks at a time, we work on a topic for a little while, and determined what would be done in class from there. Classes and topics move much faster when the students can show that they know the topic.


-Alexis Cheney, STEAM sophomore, Class of ‘18

Share on Facebook
[ Modified: Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 3:21 PM ]

Comments

  • Picture of micheal carleonemicheal carleone - Tue, May 15, 2018, 3:09 AM
    This is okay Project-based learning is critical and it's extremely valuable for the understudies that they need to accomplish a remark the task. Pete Dunham Coat
  • Picture of Elli NoahElli Noah - Tue, May 15, 2018, 3:54 AM
    the precious records you provide in your articles. i will bookmark your blog and check up right here regularly. Essay Help Online UKIt helpful for college kids to analyze most approximately relevant subjects besides textbook and it enhance creativity and angle of students.
  • Picture of Amelia HadlockAmelia Hadlock - Tue, May 15, 2018, 9:49 AM
    The instructors in STEAM all cooperate to attempt and ensure that the undertakings are associated between at least two subjects. The undertakings that we do in STEAM are more active and include all the more reasoning. website development dubai
  • Picture of sheeraz khatrisheeraz khatri - Thu, May 17, 2018, 9:32 AM
    I recently came across your article and have been reading along. I want to express my admiration of your writing skill and ability to make readers read from the beginning to the end. I would like to read newer posts and to share my thoughts with you. Food
  • Picture of sheeraz khatrisheeraz khatri - Tue, May 22, 2018, 2:36 PM
    I am overwhelmed by your post with such a nice topic. Usually I visit your blogs and get updated through the information you include but today’s blog would be the most appreciable. Well done! Essential Oils
  • Picture of sheeraz khatrisheeraz khatri - Tue, May 22, 2018, 5:33 PM
    Well, this got me thinking what other workouts are good for those of us who find ourselves on the road or have limited equipment options. Fish
  • Picture of sheeraz khatrisheeraz khatri - Wed, May 23, 2018, 9:02 AM
    I recently came across your article and have been reading along. I want to express my admiration of your writing skill and ability to make readers read from the beginning to the end. I would like to read newer posts and to share my thoughts with you. Black Seed Oil
  • Picture of sheeraz khatrisheeraz khatri - Sat, May 26, 2018, 3:41 AM
    Very informative post ! There is a lot of information here that can help any business get started with a successful social networking campaign ! Tea Tree Oil
  • Picture of sheeraz khatrisheeraz khatri - Mon, May 28, 2018, 7:31 AM
    Writing with style and getting good compliments on the article is quite hard, to be honest.But you've done it so calmly and with so cool feeling and you've nailed the job. This article is possessed with style and I am giving good compliment. Best! Benefits of Sex
  • Picture of sheeraz khatrisheeraz khatri - Mon, May 28, 2018, 6:27 PM
    this blog was really great, never seen a great blog like this before. i think im gonna share this to my friends.. Avocado
  • Picture of funny jokesfunny jokes - Tue, May 29, 2018, 3:43 AM
    Share your very excellent. It helped me to have much more knowledge in this field. Hope to contribute my work to my work better.
    avengers infinity war jokes

  • Picture of sheeraz khatrisheeraz khatri - Tue, May 29, 2018, 2:53 PM
    This is really very nice post you shared, i like the post, thanks for sharing.. Potato
  • Picture of Jedda CainJedda Cain - Fri, Jun 1, 2018, 4:47 AM
    Get the best assignment help from PhD expert writers in Australia. Just choose the expert writer of your choice and just order it.
  • Picture of Jack kevinJack kevin - Fri, Jun 1, 2018, 7:41 AM
    Take a gander at it along these lines you have aced some Assignment Service expertise as a facilitator when you can let your understudy not just demonstrate that they have gotten the substance from what you have given, however that they've likewise shown you something all the while.
  • Picture of sheeraz khatrisheeraz khatri - Sat, Jun 2, 2018, 4:11 PM
    I don t have the time at the moment to fully read your site but I have bookmarked it and also add your RSS feeds. I will be back in a day or two. thanks for a great site. Eggplant
Page: () 1 ... 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 ()