In this edition of the Roundtable, host Tim Cavey connects with educators who are passionate about improving the shape of professional learning: Mark Ryan, Vince Bustamante, Min Suh, Kate Stevens, and Jeffery Frieden. We discuss best practices for most powerful professional learning, asynchronous tools, how to capture in-house expertise, gamification, and more.

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Questions and Timestamps from This Conversation

  • 0:26 – Meeting the panel: who are you and what is your CURRENT CONTEXT in education?
  • 2:11 – What was one feature of some of the BEST professional development that you’ve experienced?
  • 7:01 – “This meeting could have been an email.” What are some ASYNCHRONOUS tools and strategies that might make professional learning more efficient and valuable?
  • 14:41 – How can asynchronous tools also redefine FACULTY MEETING TIMES in order to do less administrivia and more professional learning?
  • 23:31 – Does GAMIFICATION belong in professional development? Can points, badges, or competitions improve engagement, motivation, or learning for professionals?
  • 33:57 – How can schools and districts to a better job of leveraging IN-HOUSE expertise and resources? What can this look like?
  • 50:31 – What is one PROJECT that you’re working on right now?
  • 55:15 – What are the best ways to CONNECT and continue to learn with you?

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