A Snapshot of Personal Professional Development

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A Snapshot of Personal Professional Development (PD)

Saturday October 13, 2012 I sat drinking coffee in CT while listening to @coolcatteacher (Vicki Davis) present the keynote at Edscape in NJ organized by @NMHS_Principal (Eric Sheninger)

Many a Saturday morning 7:30-8:30 am I am on Twitter participating in #satchat moderated by @bcurrie5 (Brad Currie) and @ScottRRocco (Scott Rocco).  This chat involves educators from all over the world choosing to dialogue, share, and learn about the weekly topic. On 10/13/12, #satchat was live streamed with Twitter and verbal dialogue from Edscape by @Teachercast (Jeffery Bradbury).

During the week, there are a few chats I try to participate in such as #edchat, and #isedchat, but sometimes sleep wins out.  A few days before participants can vote on the topic of discussion.

Edudemic.com, a great educator resource, compiled a list of chats for educators:


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About Sharon LePage Plante

Sharon Plante, an educator with 20 years teaching experience in special education, has been an educator at Eagle Hill-Southport for over eleven years, as well as currently serving as Director of Technology. She utilizes her educational training and love of technology to engage students with learning disabilities in building their skills and finding success. Sharon is the co-author of Using Technology to Engage Students with Learning Disabilities. She was awarded the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award from George Mason University College of Education and Human Development. She has presented at Everyone Reading, EdRev, Edscape, ATIA (Assistive Technology Industry Association), and New York Chapter of ALTA (Academic Language Trainers Association), as well as at several EdCamps, on using technology to empower the dyslexic learner. Sharon is the 2015-2017 chair of the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools Commission on Technology. Additionally, she hosts a podcast for Bam Radio Network on Learning Differently bringing together the voices of those working in the many aspects of special education. Sharon is a co-founder of #edtechchat, and co-organizer of EdCampSWCT.
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