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    If you've been following this mini-series, you've seen how Rod Kirby, the Academic Dean of Cherokee Christian School in Woodstock, GA, uses Schoology to observe and evaluate his staff. Part 1 walked you through the course setup. Part 2 showed the act of evaluation using a rubric. In the video below, Rod dives into the data he's collected and shares how he uses Schoology's Mastery Reporting feature to determine how he can improve the learning experience. Whether you're ...
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    "No longer do we have one and done PD," says Tara Amsterdam, an Instructional Coach in the Colonial School District in New Castle, Delaware and one of Schoology's 2015 Educators of the Year. She's part of an innovative group called The BRINC Consortium, an organization of Delaware school districts collaborating closely with the goal of closing achievement gaps and personalizing learning for every student. "Through the use of Schoology, I have developed online courses for ...
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    Educators know that real change can only result from effective leadership. That’s why we're proud to have some of the Schoology Community's most-accomplished educational leaders share their insights and in the Leadership session track at Schoology NEXT, our annual user conference. In these sessions, speakers will share their high-level strategies and personal experiences in meeting goals, overcoming obstacles, and measuring success. Session topics include: ...
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    Last week, we saw how Rod Kirby, the Academic Dean of Cherokee Christian School in Woodstock, GA, sets up his Schoology course for staff observation and evaluation. This week we get to see it in action. If you missed Part I of Rod's three part series, make sure you check it out. In it, he dives into the setup of his course, which is crucial to success with this strategy, and shares his motiviation behind it. This time in Part II, Rod shows us how he conducts his ...
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    Some may argue that technology has taken away the personal connection between members in society—most importantly in the youngest generation, which seems bound to all things digital. Yet, there are educators like Erica Cho, a sixth grade English teacher at Tenakill Middle School in Closter, New Jersey, who pose an alternative theory—that technology not only enhances communication, but allows for growth to happen and revelations to occur. To Erica, the true ...
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