Mark Otter is the CEO of Participate. He is a former educator passionate about community-based learning and digital badging.
Recent Posts by Mark Otter:
by Mark Otter, on 5/28/20 7:15 AM
When you jump into a Zoom call with Participate, you’ll notice a couple of things: Julie is likely walking around in her backyard, Molly is quick to be the most …Read Story
by Mark Otter, on 6/26/19 3:49 PM
Originally published on SmartBrief. Continuing education for teachers is a modern-day necessity -- but one that comes with logistical headaches for districts and other educational organizations. With so many options …Read Story
by Mark Otter, on 1/17/19 10:54 AM
At Participate, we operate from a simple premise: professional learning should matter. As former educators, instructional designers and education researchers, our team is familiar with the traditional “sit-and-get” models of …Read Story
by Mark Otter, on 6/14/18 2:05 PM
Today’s classrooms use a variety of learning approaches, some formal like lectures and some informal like watching videos. As a teacher, your learning is no different, and your continuing professional …Read Story
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