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The Texas Education Agency announced a professional development portal…

Project Share provides an elearning platform to support a community of practitioners dedicated to improving teaching and learning through an interactive and engaging environment.

Project Share will utilize a single online platform to leverage existing and new professional development resources for teachers across the state and build professional learning communities where educators can collaborate, share, and tailor professional development to meet individual needs. Read More…


Project Share will invite participants to apply beginning in January of 2010. The first phase involves a community of practitioners dedicated to improving teaching and learning through collaborative professional development and ongoing support. During the initial enrollment period, teachers, administrators and education service center (ESC) staff will have the opportunity to participate in various components of the project.

Beyond the initial launch, Project Share will also pilot the use of ePortfolios that allow teachers to assess students using methods other than pencil/paper assessments by giving students the opportunity to showcase work representing a wider range of their capabilities.

A series of webinars, presentations, and training opportunities will be provided to acquaint educators and other stakeholders with the various components of Project Share.
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 via Lori Gracey, TCEA Executive Director

 


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