As teacher we need to always be honing our skills and learning ways to improve our practice, craft, and pedagogy. That can become difficult when we are not getting the professional development that we need from our districts. I am sure we have all been to those professional development days that we attended for an hour and gained nothing to inform our practice. Well, teachers there is a new movement happening in education - personalized professional development. It basically means that you the teacher takes control of your own professional development. It is personalized and tailored to your needs. There are many articles that you can read on the topic:
How do we go from this...
There are so many ways you can takeover your own professional development. You can customize it to what you want to learn to improve your practice. Below are just a few ways to personalize your professional development
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