#HashtagEDU

HashtagEDU Game

The object of the professional learning is to draw a card at random, then using the revealed hashtag make a picture, drawing and then write a tweet. Post your final result on twitter with the hashtag on the card and #joyofpl.

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Back of a beer card

We love to challenge teams to think through goals by scribbling, writing, coloring and connecting their thoughts. As each person on the team jots down ideas based in a goal, the team then searches for common themes in the process. Connecting the edges helps bring out the best ideas of the team.

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Roll with it

This set of Apple Teacher App Dice is a special edition to our app die family. Hand crafted, each set comes with a deck of cards that offers multiple suggestions for way to create beautiful projects. Roll the dice and accept the challenge on your journey to becoming an Apple Teacher.

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Get Urban!

The dice are a combination of content creation apps and productivity apps to challenge each player. Roll the dice and accept the challenge to create a new digital story. The app dice include instruction cards that give suggested activities to get started. Of course you are encouraged to create your own lessons.

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Badge of Honor

Exemplary Tema Members

Pushing the button on professional learning is our mission at the Joy of Professional Learning. We believe educators are learners first and content area experts second. Recognizing teachers growth mindset inspired us to create these #joyofpl buttons.

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School People

Our new school character card game requires the learner to see a challenge from a different point of view. Draw a card and you will become a Superintendent, teacher, student, librarian, and more. 10 characters in all that make up the heart and soul of a school community.

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You Earned It!

JLP Badges

Earn badges on your journey to become the Modern Learning Professional. When teachers have the opportunity to be learners first, there is a shift from being developed to becoming a modern learning professional. We all need to get started somewhere.

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Hop on Hop Off

Will you jump on board? Let’s get on the road to professional learning. What will be the next destination? Stop along the way and experience #joyofpl @Joyofpl

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Team Up

The cards can be used in the classroom for group work to enhance collaboration or with your team of professionals to accelerate a project. Every role on the team gives specific characteristics to each player. Pick a card and complete a task/project, no matter how big or small. with your team based on the role you randomly chosen.

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Pinned Down

Roles on a team are important to move a team forward. We use these cards to help us build a team that “brings the collective genius to the table” After each project the team member receives a micro credential button. Change your role and collect all 10!

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Postcards from the edge

Keep the conversation going with our new EDU “YES AND…” and “NO BUT…” postcards as a reminder of communication. Send one to your colleagues with a challenge on the back. Great to hang the classroom and a perfect gift for teachers, principals, and administrators.

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Be the Apple Teacher!

Earn your Apple Teacher Badges for iPad by playing Apple Teacheropoly. Role the dice and take the challenge in Basic Street, Productivity Alley, Creativity Road and Master Row to hone your Apple iPad skills.

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You earned it

Roles on a team are important to move a team forward. We use these cards to help us build a team that “brings the collective genius to the table” After each project the team member receives a micro credential button. Change your role and collect all 10!

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The JPL Challenge

Keep the conversation going with our new EDU “YES AND…” and “NO BUT…” postcards as a reminder of communication. Send one to your colleagues with a challenge on the back. Great to hang the classroom and a perfect gift for teachers, principals, and administrators.

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JPL Educator

Earn your Teacher Badges on your learning journey to become the learning professional. JPLTeacheropoly is a fun way to challenge yourself to go from the apprentice to the learner to the practitioner to the master and finally becoming the Learning Professional. In this version of the game you’ll roll the die and make your way around the board as you pick up different recipes. Create a lessons for the classroom or design learning experiences for your staff during professional learning days.

Try these new recipes to create exciting learning opportunities for teachers as learners first.

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The table is set

Sit down and relax for a cafe style welcome. At the Joy of Professional Learning we like to treat our faculty like family. A placemat what’s questions that open professional learning experiences help  craft the culture of an organization by inviting people around the table have meaningful discussions. Grab a set of our placemats to set the table for a day of learning.

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On the Wall

Posters

Our YES and posters inspired by Pixar Improv star Rebecca Stockley, remind us how to keep ideas flowing in the conversation. We use these as a warm up to get in our thinking routines. Our NO BUT posters help call attention to the words and phrases that close off the flow of ideas and end conversations.

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Make it stick

Reflect on your learning at the end of our JPL sessions by stoping at the board and adding your thoughts. Share your new learning message on Twitter!

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