Bringing surprises and fun into teachers' training can turn professional development into can't-miss events, says Dyane Smokorowski, coordinator of digital literacy for the Wichita Public Schools in Kansas. A former state Teacher of the Year, Smokorowski in this interview says that Disney World inspires her to bring "elements of surprise and delight" along with fun and laughter to PD, even as the pandemic focuses training on remote learning as well as relevancy, agency and feedback.
Educator adds fun, surprises to teacher PD
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