Professional Development


Udemy Launches Free Computer Tech Courses for Teachers

Udemy has launched the Teacher Tech Initiative, a program designed to make computer technology courses available to K-12 teachers in the United States for free and at reduced cost.

Extra Torque at Manteca Unified

This 1-to-1 program set itself apart from the norm by taking advantage of every trick it could think of to expand and exploit.

Childrens Learning Institute Texas Education Agency Debut Free Early Warning Platform

The Children's Learning Institute at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the Texas Education Agency have launched CLI Engage, a platform designed to help identify at-risk students in prekindergarten and Head Start.

Mobile Learning Handbook Offers Tips on Choosing Apps for Education

The handbook includes practical advice on creating applications for education and advises parents and educators on how best to use mobile learning resources in class and at home.

Alliance for Excellent Education Celebrates Digital Learning Day With Live Broadcast and Film Screening

NBC News Chief Education Correspondent Rehema Ellis and PBS NewsHour Education Correspondent and filmmaker John Merrow will play key roles in the fourth annual Digital Learning Day national celebration in Washington, D.C., on Friday, March 13.

Minnesota Tech Collaborative Adopts Platform To Provide PD to 49 Districts

TIES, a Minnesota education technology collaborative, has teamed with a private partner to create a teacher professional development program for its 49 member districts.

STEMJobs Debuts Teacher PD Series

STEMJobs has debuted the Classroom Training Series, a professional development program designed to help teachers learn to create a classroom environment in which students feel comfortable studying STEM topics.

Naiku Launches Free PD Webinars on Learner-Centric Assessment

Naiku, a provider of classroom assessment software, has launched a series of free monthly professional development webinars focused on learner-centric assessment practices.

LA Unified Expands Deployment of Teacher Professional Development System

Los Angeles Unified School District teachers are moving to a new professional development site that will centralize all of their learning opportunities.

Rossier School of Ed Launches Equity Teacher Certificate Program

University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education has teamed with a private partner to launch an online course focused on strategies to differentiate instruction for English language learning students in an effort to prepare them for Common Core assessments. The course is one of four that, taken together, comprise the "Equity Educator Certificate Program."

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