What Should Come First, Training or Professional Development?

Featured Speaker: Eric Patnoudes, Education Strategist, CDWG
Day/Time: Tuesday - 9:45am - 10:35am
Audience: Early Childhood - Post Secondary
Tech Level: All
Strand: Leadership
Room: Windsor II - Embassy Suites

Simply adding 21st century technology, to 20th century teaching practices only dilutes a teacher's effectiveness. Explore why it's crucial to differentiate between training, the HOW — a user manual on devices, software, apps etc. and professional development, the WHY— building teacher capacity to shift away from traditional teaching strategies. By the end of this session, you will be able to explain the difference between training and professional development and why it's crucial that teachers are provided with both.

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