Using Technology to Create Community for Preservice Teachers In Remote Learning
Listen and learn : Panel
Thursday, December 3, 11:30 am–12:15 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)
Dr. Theresa Cullen Mat Pullen
How do we help new teachers stay in the profession especially during COVID-19 ? The answer is community that we form when they are still at University. This session will share two professors' activities to begin developing their PLN. And how to persist in this mission during remote teaching.
|Audience:||Teachers, Teacher education/higher ed faculty|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||none|
|Grade level:||Community college/university|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
|Additional detail:||ISTE author presentation|
|Influencer Disclosure:||This session includes a presenter that indicated a “material connection” to a brand that includes a personal, family or employment relationship, or a financial relationship. See individual speaker menu for disclosure information.|
The purpose of this panel is to share how we work to build community amongst preservice teachers as part of our curriculum and how this community helps to support teachers into their careers.
Dr.Cullen will discuss her use of state twitter chats and edcamps to connect students.
Mat Pullen will share how he supports students during the course and beyond into their careers to empower their innovative practice and promote their work through publishing their work.
Explain supports to help teachers not leave the profession
The importance of community, community of practice in PLN
What they are doing at South Wales
What they are doing at
Arkansas tech and OU .
How ISTE members can support ours and others efforts to form community and support teachers.
Inman, D., & Marlow, L. (2004). Teacher retention: Why do beginning teachers remain in the profession?. Education, 124(4).
Wenger, E. (2011). Communities of practice: A brief introduction.
Wenger, E. (2010). Communities of practice and social learning systems: the career of a concept. In Social learning systems and communities of practice (pp. 179-198). Springer, London.
Mat is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of South Wales. He leads on developing students skills in digital technology to enhance learning and teaching and is transforming how future teachers approach their approach to what education looks like.