Professional Development


BloomBoard Intros Curated Collections with Micro-Credentials

BloomBoard, a professional development platform for educators, has launched a new site that combines curated collections of learning resources with micro-credentials.

Arizona State In-Service Teachers Take Tech to School

A recent "technology integration showcase" gave in-service and experienced teachers at an Arizona school the chance to share what they'd learned from their experiences of learning how to integrate technology into their classrooms. The event was the culmination of a grant-funded program focused on teacher candidates attending Arizona State University's Teachers College.

Classroom Observation Software Gets Mobile Treatment

A classroom observation program is going mobile.

PBL Global and MassiveU Offer Online Project Based Learning PD Course

Thom Markham, CEO of PBL Global and author of the book, "Project Based Learning — Expert Tools for Innovation and Inquiry for K-12 Educators," has launched a new online professional development course, "Introduction to Project-Based Learning," on the MassiveU education technology platform.

Newest Version of MOOC on Blended Learning Opens in February

The University of Central Florida and Educause will partner in the fourth version of a massive open online course on blended learning.

ED Opens Competition for ELL Professional Development Grants

The United States Department of Education is tackling professional development of teachers and others working with English language learners.

Stanford Runs MOOC for Science Teachers on Helping Students Read

Next week a new massive open online course will begin for K-12 science teachers who want to learn how to help their students read and understand scientific texts.

Cornell Tech Partners with K-8 School To Rev Teacher Computer Science Skills

A public elementary and middle school has teamed up with a college in its area to deliver professional development to help teachers add computer science activities into their curriculum.

Canvas Teams with GoSignMeUp To Streamline PD

LMS maker Instructure and registration software maker GoSignMeUp will integrate systems to give one-stop service for professional development.

Blended Learning, Professional Development Make Gains in ESEA Overhaul

In a shift away from policies enacted with NCLB, Congress' latest rewrite of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act puts some distance between the federal government and local schools. It also creates $1.65 billion in "enrichment" grants for tech-related education programs, including blended learning, STEM education and teacher professional development.

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