Share your bright spots. How do you support your faculty?

Dan Heath is a very polished presenter. Any afternoon keynote that keeps the attention of tired attendees is fabulous. After listening to his analogy of how the brain and motivation works, I wonder how to use this information to continue to encourage our faculty to integrate technology into their teaching. What is the emotional trigger that will engage them and what simple steps and plan can we provide to shape the path. We need to capture and share the bright spots. Then maybe these become the emotional triggers? Wow, we have come full circle! Those of us who work with faculty know that there is not a one-size-fits-all solution. Teaching is a very individual endeavor. Change in our schools happens slowly, one project at a time. Please share your bright spots? Help motivate us to continue on our path of supporting faculty.

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About drjillbrown

Jill Brown is a life-long educator with a BA in Elementary Education, MA in Curriculum and Instruction, and PhD in Educational Technology. She has taught in different states, at different grade levels (1st grade - graduate level) and in different formats (face-to-face, workshops, online synchronous and asynchronous). She conducted her dissertation research focusing on the necessary skills for teachers to be successful technology integrators in the classroom. Jill is currently an Educational Technologist and GOA Site Director at Albuquerque Academy. She serves on the NAIS Innovation Task Force and is President of the New Mexico Society for Technology in Education (NMSTE); an ISTE Affiliate and CoSN Chapter for New Mexico. She also served on the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) board, as treasurer and K-12 Representative, has been awarded the Making IT Happen Award, the Innovator Award by Innovate Educate, and has been recognized as a Woman of Influence for NM Business Weekly. She volunteers for ISTE, TEDx, and JDRF. She lives in Albuquerque, N.M. with her husband. They have two grown children. In her spare time Jill is a vocalist in a Trop Rock Band, likes to travel, ski and sail.
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One Response to Share your bright spots. How do you support your faculty?

  1. Pingback: The Daily Find: February 27, 2011 | NAIS Annual Conference 2011 Community

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