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PDPs are a case of  "self-accounting" with your principal being the person to whom you check in -- an Individual Professional Development Plan (IPDP)  that must be approved (signed by teacher and principal).  Everything is in "groupings" tied to a goal and each much have a product.  10 hours is a minimum group to accomplish a goal.
If you have a technology goal, or a literature goal, or information literacy goal, sessions at the conference could promote that goal.  You need to have a product -- for instance, showcasing your new webpage for a department meeting, with your new blog that is in part a result of Pam Berger's sessions.  Attending Walter Mayes or David Lubar sessions would be a part of your goal to improve your knowledge of YA literature and your product might be with your book discussion group, or a series of booktalks for classes.

When we award a PDP, it is merely a token, because the actual accounting is done by the person. Writing for MFO or exhibiting at the Exploratorium or serving on a committee -- these are all part of your larger IPDP and you are responsible for showing a product.
Last Updated ( Monday, 29 January 2007 )

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