The cadre is a partnership between OPI and OETC, to improve the practice of effective professional development with technology. To learn of our goals and purpose, read here.

Recent Group Activity


We can't wait to see your soiree of slides in January

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Nov Montana Cadre

Event Date: 
Monday, 14 November 2011 - 9:00am
Hilton Garden Inn: Missoula
3720 North Reserve Street
Missoula, 59808
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BRING:  Laptop, or iPad and powersource and Intro to Type Book and your results. Optional: cellphones, cameras and any fun techie tools.  Read more »

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My Take-away and what I need to do

I need to accommodate my opposite by providing a detailed list for those who need it.

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Type® and Learning Style


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Type® and Energy

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2009 PBL Tech Plan

Through out this process I have used a variety of Web 2.0 tools:, voki, wordle, surveymonkey, realplayer, youtube, and makesbeliefscomix to develope various presentations to the board, staff, etc.

I also used other software such as: notebook 10, smart notebook SE, Adobe Reader 9, flash video


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November Cadre: Location Update

Hello Montana Cadre!!


I hope this finds you enjoying a great fall.  We are going to have a great time integrating technology, applying it to our classrooms and learning effective communication.


I  wanted to get a few details out to you in advance so you are ready and prepared for our upcoming cadre. If you received this email and are unable to come, please do email me back (that way we do not pay extra food and facilities costs ;)

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Essential Question


How do I effectively and efficiently reach all students in a heterogeneous environment.


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What I learned...

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Differentiated Coaching and Communication

  • Use the MBTI framework for the foundations of coaching, including building relationships and trust, getting teachers on board, and partnering for change
  • Work on understanding differences in how people take in information and make decisions
  • “Translating” information and communication to meet teacher needs
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