A couple of great blog posts from Jennifer Dorman about... well, making professional development work. ;)
This is Jeff Utech's post on Seth Godin's book, Tribes: We Need You To Lead Us, which I've been planning/hoping to blog about. Jeff's focus on the need to step up and actually create a community - and his focus on the need for passion - particularly resonated with me, which I'm sure is no surprise. The book also helped me to think differently about what I want to do with my fledgeling company (and career). I'm sure when I get the chance to blog about it (or when I make the time), the resulting reflection will be valuable for me.
Jeff responded to a comment from me and let me know that this post was links to the origin of the 25% PD figure. I'll want to cite this in the future, probably for my "Maybe You Should Drive: Taking Control of Your Own Professional Development" session at CUE if not sooner.
I found this thought provoking as a professional developer - I imagine many teachers might as well.
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