Professional Development


Discovery Education Offers Services to Bolster STEM Learning and Leadership

The three new offerings address professional development, coaching and STEM curriculum development.

8 Tips and Tools for Teaching Digital Citizenship

This list of four tips and four tools will allow every educator to create lessons and units that can help make all of your students better digital citizens.

Project Connect Develops Toolkit for Future-Ready Librarians

The toolkit will include a framework for revamping relevant job descriptions, roles and evaluation rubrics for school librarians. Project Connect will also create videos, webinars, whitepapers and possibly micro credentials that librarians and others can earn.

Survey: Most Teachers Aren't Comfortable Connecting Data to Instruction

According to Lexia Learning's survey of more than 200 educators at the recent ISTE conference, only 35 percent of teachers have a high or very high level of comfort connecting data to instruction.

McREL Opens Online PD Library

The Solutions Portal includes training materials, presentations, videos, activity guides and planning guides on subjects such as instructional strategies, leadership development, educational technology, formative assessment and math and science education.

5 Tech Tools to Help Prepare for Common Core Assessments

With the first round of computer-based Common Core assessments complete, here are a handful of tech tools that will help teachers and students prepare for the next round.

3 Unexpected IT Issues in 1-to-1 Districts

Challenges facing IT directors include an astronomical need for bandwidth, rethinking learning spaces and delivering professional development instead of just training.

Can Teachers Author Their Own Textbooks on the Fly?

At Philadelphia’s String Theory School, teachers develop their own course materials in iTunes U, making the bulging backpack full of books a thing of the past.

New STEM Professional Development Program Is Launched in Dallas

A new program organized by the Perot Museum of Nature and Science is designed to help teachers at different stages in their careers.

TeachPoint Launches Professional Development Tracking Tool

TeachPoint has launched the Professional Development Tracking Tool, a solution designed to track, manage and streamline the PD process for schools.

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