We have a long-standing
being attuned to “what matters most” to educators (and to other
human beings we admire and love).
providing insightful, useful material for educators, regardless
of the latest intellectual fads.
treating all relevant constituencies with respect.
exploring, in a civil manner, Dangerous Discussions (topics
about which people might hold strong, but dissenting, opinions
or might feel uncomfortable sharing opinions).
identifying “user friendly” technologies, especially LTAs, (low
threshold activities) which others use for sound educational
purposes, selecting what works regardless of vendor.
integrating thoughtful use of evidence and assessment.
We advocate, demonstrate, and depend on
hybrid combinations of:
online and offline activities.
synchronous and asynchronous
how-to-use and why-to-use examples
people who represent different roles and points
We are characterized as:
being an organization of and for
attracting and engaging a
remarkable collection of talented, thoughtful, non-crazy people who
like to work with us.
having workshop leaders who know
how to convey challenging material in a clear and non-threatening
creating an environment in which participants can
interact easily with each other and with the leaders.
Online Institute Workshops:
of the TLT Group’s online offerings include
participation from the attenders - both chat and VOIP
- options for
participants with a range of experience
- facilitators who
are energetic about exploring the medium and who
match the information
technology tools they use to the content they are providing
- use of “low
easy to learn, easy to teach and
inexpensive to obtain and effective.
of controversial issues. Leaders
and facilitators provide a broader perspective to registrants,
for assessment as you integrate what you’ve learned into your
Anyone can register
individually although we encourage teams from institutions.