ITTNation Episode 4

Episode 4 of ITTNation

This week Dave and Kelly have their first guests join the show to discuss Treaty Education. Katia Hildebrandt and Kendra Leier join Kelly to discuss some of the topics and ideas that came out of the #saskedchat on Treaty Education. One of the main ideas that is discussed is that teachers need to be willing to take small steps to incorporating Treaty Education into their current practice.

Some of the resources mentioned in the podcast include:

Office of the Treaty Commissioner

SPDU – Saskatchewan Professional Development Unit

STF – Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation 

If you have any resources you’d like to share with others, leave them in a comment below. Also, if you have any ideas or suggestions for upcoming episodes, leave us a comment.

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ITTNation Episode 2

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Blogging

Episode 2 was all about blogging.  In this episode Dave and Kelly discuss tips for getting started with blogging and suggest a few free blogging platforms that you can try if you are just getting starting – WordPress, Blogger, Edublogs. They also discuss different ways that teachers can incorporate blogging into their practice and Dave explains why it’s important to have a purpose for your blog. Both Dave and Kelly share some of their experiences blogging and explain why it’s important for teachers to take control of their own PD and make every day “a PD day”.

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You can find Episode 2  on iTunes and Stitcher at ITTNation where you can subscribe to the podcast and leave a rating. Kelly and Dave would like to encourage you to leave a comment about the podcast or a suggestion for upcoming podcasts in the comments section of the blog as we’re “In This Together”!

#saskedchat February 18th chat archive Blogging as a Professional

In This Together

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WELCOME!

Welcome to the home of ITTNation a blog and podcast dedicated to supporting educators connect and build relationships with students, parents, and other educators. We offer tips and ideas to help educators stay creative, innovative, and healthy. Dave and I are passionate about helping others to develop and grow, focusing on daily professional development. As education continues to change and evolve, educators are required to make choices about how they use their time. We offer that focusing on effectiveness instead of efficiency will change how you look at investing your time, growing relationships is the foundation for supporting learning, daily professional development helps cultivate creativity and innovation, and healthy habits will energize you throughout your day.

We are excited as we begin this next step in our own development. We hope you find something to aid you in your development and growth. If you have an idea or topic you’d like us to explore or suggestions to help us support you better, please leave a comment.