Last week we thanked teachers for inspiring, challenging, and making us better students and people. We also asked teachers if they “would recommend teaching as a profession and give us their most compelling reason for becoming an educator in the 21st century”. Bonus entries were awarded to those who Subscribed to the Top Shelf Newsletter, Liked Powerful Learning Practice on Facebook, Followed Powerful Learning Practice on Twitter and/or Tweeted about the contest.
We thoroughly enjoyed reading all of the responses and inspirational words. We encourage you to read all of the comments shared by educators from across the globe.
Teacher Appreciation Grand Prize Winners:
1. Tracey D’Amato: Free PLP Summer eCourse
2. Simon: Copy of Personal Learning Networks: Using the Power of Connections to Transform Education by Will Richardson
3. Jeff: Copy of The Connected Educator: Learning and Leading in a Digital Age by Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach and Lani Ritter Hall
To celebrate and show our appreciation for ALL educators, we decided to add a special prize (in addition to those listed in the original contest). Starting today, (May 14th) ALL educators will receive a 20% discount off any PLP eCourse. To receive this discount, you’ll need to enter the promotion code of SUMMERLEARNING20 when you checkout!
So this summer, grab your sunscreen, laptop and sign up for a learning adventure with Powerful Learning eCourses. Our flipped online classes include a blend of readings, videos and discussions in an asynchronous (online course community is open 24/7) and synchronous (live) environment. All of our webinars are recorded and can be accessed within thirty minutes of the live session (in case your vacation plans prevent you from joining the webinar live). Our eCourses are flexible, practical, affordable, and an easy way to get your professional development in from the comfort of your own home (or wherever your laptop and your imagination take you). Our summer offerings include:
21st Century-ize Your Curriculum
Engage with The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture
School Communications Toolkit for School Leaders
The Complete Guide for Implementing The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture
Transformation, One Lesson At A Time
Teaching Online: Becoming a connected educator
Bits and Bytes: Helping Kids Make Smart Choices
Digital Footprints: Helping Teens Make Smart Choices
We hope you will enjoy this special discount and we’ll see you online this summer (don’t forget our courses can be taken for graduate credit). Please note, the SUMMERLEARNING20 coupon code will only be good for one week, so be sure to register now!
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