Tools

There are many tools available for curriculum implementation and training. Below are just a few:
  • Video conferencing i.e. Skype
  • Webinars
  • Seminars
  • Conferences
  • Online courses
  • Blogs
  • Podcasts
  • Wikis
  • ePortfolios (Freldyne)



Information and Resources

To aid in implementing the curriculum : www.teachertrainingvideos.com. This is a site with many subject related videos to bring a fresh look at many of the lessons that are in the curriculum. (Kimberly)

Anneberg Foundation provides teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum:
www.learner.org/index.html (Kimberly)

ASCD formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development "provides expert and innovative solutions in professional development, capacity building, and educational leadership essential to the way educators learn, teach, and lead" (retrieved from ASCD at
http://www.ascd.org/about-ascd.aspx). (Fredlyne)

http://wikispaces.com is a resource for sharing information that everyone can respond to or contribute to. Some leaders are using Podcasts to stay connected to their staff and share timely information. (Vivian)

http://supportblogging.com gives access to a list of blogers which contains many links to leaders in education. (Vivian)



Strategies and Ideas

Educators and leaders can use the ePortfolios to keep up with training, new skills and knowledge acquired.
Questions can be posted to seek input from other teachers, parents, administrators, etc. (Vivian)