Thursday, May 7, 2009

Educational Professional Development: Constant Learning, Community, Process

Education expert Will Richardson's recent post provides a current, continuous learning model for education professionals as well as everyone else.

It is continual, but how do you work that into the already packed day? It is communal--how do you get beyond physical space? It is process not web tools alone, though, and I would say that tools do become a way of thinking.

Online communities allow professionals to benefit, learn, and have company as they build expertise in small, continuous increments.

Nicely said. The strategies expand our possibilities for development. The practices will explains expand our definition and thinking about professional development, not only about expanding our practice through technology, but how we address challenges when we plan face-to-face events too.

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