Planning Your Summer Professional Learning Experiences
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This web seminar took place on June 12, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. eastern standard time. The presenter was Flavio Mendez, Senior Director of the NSTA Learning Center.

In this seminar Mr. Mendez described how to use the Learning Center’s free PD Plan & Portfolio Tool. He began the presentation by asking participants to share their own plans for professional learning. He then introduced them to the PD Plan & Portfolio Tool, which offers educators a structured online space where they can record their goals, reflect on their activities, and document their learning. Mr. Mendez provided step-by-step instructions for using the PD Plan & Portfolio Tool and gave participants time to get started on their own plan and portfolio. Web seminar participants received a complimentary SciPack (10-hour interactive learning experiences valued at $18).

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A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' My PD Record and Certificate area in the NSTA Learning Center for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.

Here are some comments provided by the participants at the end of the Web Seminar:

  • “This seminar was very informative. I feel much more confident using resources located on the NSTA website after having attended this web seminar.”
  • “Participating in this web seminar helped me to focus on one area that I can use to build my content knowledge and most importantly how to find and utilize the content I need to brush up on!”

Thanks to the participants and the presenter for the learning opportunity, the interactions, and a job well done!

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