Free (or almost free) Professional Development Opportunities
Gone are the days where the only way to attend a professional development opportunity was to actually be there in person. Today there are countless options to participate in professional development for free (or minimal cost) from the comfort of your home. Anytime, anywhere learning!
Avoid paper and have your students create a digital portfolio! It is still a means of authentic assessment, only the format has changed. In a digital format, portfolios can include multimedia elements and student work can easily be shared to a larger audience.