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by Participate, on 1/23/19 10:19 AM

FETC is right around the corner, and to prepare, we asked some educators what they’re most excited about for this year’s conference! See what they recommend for you to get the most …

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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 …

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by Participate, on 1/4/19 10:24 AM

In the hyperlinked world of technology, things can move quickly. Information traveling at lightning fast speeds, sprints of work in response to new ideas, collaboration and communication supported in digital …

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Topics:Professional developmentTeaching resources

by Participate, on 12/13/18 8:50 AM

I used to think _______ but now I think _______. This sentence, while simple, challenges students to dig deeper into their education experiences. It’s a sentence that Empatico, a free …

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Topics:Professional developmentTeaching 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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by Lauren McCool, on 4/5/18 2:03 PM

If you explore almost any educational blog or professional development website you’ll come across the phrase “student voice.” This art term has come to mean providing opportunities for students to …

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Topics:Professional developmentTeaching resources

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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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