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Participate creates Communities of Practice that engage and empower educators with meaningful professional development around a common purpose or goal. Our work is rooted in the understanding that learning is a social activity. Humans learn best and are quicker to find meaning in new concepts through collaboration and interaction with peers.

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by Participate, on 11/27/18 9:45 AM

This December, schools around the world will take part in the largest collective education event in history. Hour of Code, a week of global events throughout Computer Science Education Week, …

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Topics:Teaching resources

by Participate, on 11/8/18 10:49 AM

One of the continuing challenges in educator professional development is trust. Who validates educator learning experiences? How do you know the work submitted by your educators indicates particular competencies? In some …

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Topics:Professional development

by Participate, on 12/11/17 2:06 PM

By: Sara Howell and Emma Sell-Goodhand, former ESL and dual language educators Kids spend so much of their lives at school. As educators, we can have huge influence on their …

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Topics:Teaching resources

by Participate, on 11/15/17 1:58 PM

After graduating college twenty years ago, a mentor advised me that “continual and perpetual education is the key to success.” I interpreted that advice as the following: work a few …

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Topics:Professional developmentMicro-credentials

by Participate, on 9/26/17 1:57 PM

Ongoing, embedded professional development is critical to developing and supporting classrooms. For teachers, it is clear that the one-size-fits-all model does not work, is expensive and struggles to support teachers' …

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Topics:Professional development

by Participate, on 2/26/17 2:09 PM

In a report published in 2016, Learning First conducted an in-depth analysis of the most effective educational systems around the world based on PISA scores (see below). They found significant …

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Topics:Professional development

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Participate creates Communities of Practice that engage and empower educators with meaningful professional development around a common purpose or goal. This blog provides resources on professional development and social learning.

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