Personal Learning Environment
Why sharing is so important to your professional learning – you are what you share
But the challenge standing in the way of that empowerment is building in reflection as a routine part of practice. Teacher reflection is so important and still so scarce in so many schools, that it ought to be a priority for any community of practice aimed at improving pedagogy. Action research in connected learning communities is a key means for enabling a deepened reflective teaching practice that empowers educators. Sheryl Nussbaum Beach http://connectededucators.org/innovations/
“Defined by a process of ‘planning-action-reflection-planning’ (Aubusson et. al., 2007), action learning expects teachers to actively engage in collaborative teams with colleagues to create opportunities to improve practice”.
How to Succeed in a MOOC – Massive Online Open Course (Oct 12)
By Apostolos Koutropoulos & Rebecca J. Hogue
October 8, 2012