My “Training the Accidental Trainer” Lecturette

This is a lecturette – an introductory presentation for a training session – that will help new trainers develop sessions that will engage their students and promote retention of material.

Project Management for Teachers Part III

It turns out there is a very good resource for project management with an education twist.  Hop on over to the PMI’s Educational Foundation and check out the resources they have there.  I especially liked the project management cycles slides and the workshop slides they included.  I hope you will, too! In the meantime, I leave […]

The Curriculum as a Project Charter: Project Management for Teachers Part II

We can think of a teacher’s project as the fulfillment of a curriculum or a curricular component.  For instance, a project can be entitled “Seventh Grade English Language Arts.”  The lesson plan is a deliverable of that project and so it is tied to the curriculum and should contain elements of a project charter. My […]

Project Management for Teachers

Teachers need project management skills just as much as those in business.  After all, a typical project definition is an activity that has a beginning, a middle, and an end; this sounds like a lesson or a unit.  A successful project will finish on time, on budget, and to all the stakeholders’ expectations.  Successful lessons […]