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Thread: Professional

Subgroup: Individual

Foci: All Faculty

Program Title: Professional Development Portfolio

Contact Person/Office: Seamus Walsh / Admin

School: Brophy College Prep. swalsh@brophyprep.org

Program Description: The Portfolio process is an amalgam of goal-setting, data collection, professional development movements (e.g. observing another teacher each semester, attending a conference or reading a book or such related to the profession, etc.) and reflection for all teaching faculty, counselors, and administrators, and each Portfolio is given feedback at the end of the year, if not both during and at the end.

Rationale: The Portfolio process offers a structure to guide community members through professional development opportunities and goal-setting; to engage in the IPP components of pre-lection, context, experience, reflection, and hopefully action; and to provide a lasting artifact (document) that helps community members remember where they’ve been, what they’ve worked on, how students have seen them and their courses, etc.

Leadership: Disseminated and collected by the administrative offices and, ideally, department chairs.

Implementation: Pretty simple. Disseminate the document and have benchmark dates wherein updates are expected and the digital document is collected.

Processes and Resources: At this point it’s a Word document for a variety of reasons, but any platform that works for a school would do.

Finances: Don’t cost nothing.

Rewards: It facilitates a great many things, and provides a time capsule of sorts. So instead of lots of products that deal with a teacher’s year (student evaluations, goals, reflections on progress, observations of other teachers, etc.), they’re all batched in the same place, they promote reflective practice, they’re easily shared with others, and teachers can always look back and see where they’ve been.

Time (When/Length): Begins at the beginning of the year meetings, and is sent to administration by the end of the year-end meetings.

Location (Space): Digital.

Accountability/Assessment: Each teacher receives a lengthy administrative reflection of both the quantity and the quality of components in June or July of the year thereafter.

Questions & Answers

how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
for screen printed electrodes ?
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
or in general
in general
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
On having this app for quite a bit time, Haven't realised there's a chat room in it.
what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
Sanket Reply
what's the easiest and fastest way to the synthesize AgNP?
Damian Reply
types of nano material
abeetha Reply
I start with an easy one. carbon nanotubes woven into a long filament like a string
many many of nanotubes
what is the k.e before it land
what is the function of carbon nanotubes?
I'm interested in nanotube
what is nanomaterials​ and their applications of sensors.
Ramkumar Reply
what is nano technology
Sravani Reply
what is system testing?
preparation of nanomaterial
Victor Reply
Yes, Nanotechnology has a very fast field of applications and their is always something new to do with it...
Himanshu Reply
good afternoon madam
what is system testing
what is the application of nanotechnology?
In this morden time nanotechnology used in many field . 1-Electronics-manufacturad IC ,RAM,MRAM,solar panel etc 2-Helth and Medical-Nanomedicine,Drug Dilivery for cancer treatment etc 3- Atomobile -MEMS, Coating on car etc. and may other field for details you can check at Google
anybody can imagine what will be happen after 100 years from now in nano tech world
after 100 year this will be not nanotechnology maybe this technology name will be change . maybe aftet 100 year . we work on electron lable practically about its properties and behaviour by the different instruments
name doesn't matter , whatever it will be change... I'm taking about effect on circumstances of the microscopic world
how hard could it be to apply nanotechnology against viral infections such HIV or Ebola?
silver nanoparticles could handle the job?
not now but maybe in future only AgNP maybe any other nanomaterials
I'm interested in Nanotube
this technology will not going on for the long time , so I'm thinking about femtotechnology 10^-15
can nanotechnology change the direction of the face of the world
Prasenjit Reply
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
Smarajit Reply
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