Does your district or school implement blended professional development (PD)? A growing number of districts and schools are enhancing their PD with by offering a mix of face-to-face and virtual learning opportunities, such as:
Typical Face-to-Face and Virtual Learning Activities
This example illustrates blended PD in action. Teachers deepen their knowledge of integrating technology into the writing process. They engage in a variety of online activities before and after their face-to-face team meetings. The sequence of activities builds on one another. These learning opportunities are ongoing, job embedded, student-focused, interactive, and collaborative.
PowerUp Your Professional Development offers vetted tools, guidelines, and resources to strengthen the face-to-face and online activities. Find:
- Guided explorations of PowerUp
- Tools to assess your teachers’ needs and set PD goals
- Suggestions for planning blended PD activities
- Suggestions for how to provide ongoing support