The New Pillars of Modern Teaching

Join us for a collaborative, online experience as we read, learn, discuss, and share ideas from Gayle Allen's book, The New Pillars of Modern Teaching.

Follow Dr. Allen on Twitter @GAllenTC, check out her blog,, and subscribe to her podcast, Curious Minds.

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Our discussions begin on October 17, 2017, so get the book now and start reading!

If you would like additional notifications, you may join our New Pillars Remind group

(or text the message @pillars17 to the number 81010).

Registration is now closed for this book study, but we're working on another project for next semester.

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Schedule and Expectations:

  • We will facilitate conversations about the book, one chapter per week from October 17 - November 14. Information and reflections will be shared via Twitter, so you must be willing to share on Twitter to participate. (If you're new to Twitter, check out this video and our Resources page!)
  • Our activities will include listening to our podcast about the book, a learning task, and sharing your reflections on Twitter.
  • If you would like to receive 6 professional development hours for this experience, you will curate all of your work and reflections into one digital portfolio and submit that link for credit.
  • If you are a member of the Region 10 GT Coop, you may receive your 6 GT Update hours for completing all of the tasks for this study.
  • All information, additional resources, and task descriptions will be linked on this site.

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contact one of us on the Region 10 ESC Digital Learning Team.

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