A Case Study of Designing Tapped In

Wednesday, 16 December 2009, 18:51 | Category : Education Technology
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Tapped In is one of the longest sustained online education communities of practice. Research has shown that student achievement is directly linked to teacher quality. State and national teaching standards provide a framework for teachers’ professional growth that requires teachers to engage in ongoing professional development throughout their careers. The increasing demand for continuous professional [...]

Schlager and Fusco: Teacher PD, Tech and CoPs

Wednesday, 16 December 2009, 16:18 | Category : Education Technology
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Schlager, M. S., & Fusco, J. (2003). Teacher Professional Development, Technology, and Communities of Practice: Are We Putting the Cart Before the Horse? The Information Society, 19, 203. doi: 10.1080/01972240390210046 Mark Schlager is the co- founder of TAPPED IN an online community of practice established in 1997.  Judith Fusco is the project co-director and community [...]