Old PD: The "Talking Head"
"Opportunities available to professionals were all similar in that they all relied on the distribution of knowledge from one learned professional, "the talking head," to the masses." ~Michele Boule in Mob Rule Learning

New PD: Connected Learning
(Infographic by the Dachis Group)

Connected Learning



Models of Staff Driven Professional Development:
Edcamp
Unconference for educators

Teachmeet
Unconference for educators built on micro and nano presentations

Tuning Protocol
Examination of student work with a specific purpose

Critical Friends Group
Reading of a text or exploration of a strategy with an analytical eye
CriticalFriendsNotetakingTemplate.doc
SampleCompletedCFG.doc

Inquiry Circles
Storytelling of classroom events to find solutions