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Professional Development


Leadership for the Mobile Classroom

JD Ferries-Rowe is the Chief Information Officer and debate coach at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis. Here, he recounts how embracing BYOT has changed everything from how the school approaches PD to what classrooms look like.

Arizona Department of Ed Shifts Professional Development to Blackboard

Arizona's Department of Education is expanding the use of Blackboard products in the state, this time to help its educators pursue their professional development.

Study: Using Discovery Education's Science Techbook Improves Student Achievement

Conducted by independent research firm Merola Research, the study reviewed science results on the 2013 Palmetto Assessment of State Standards for fourth-grade students in York County, SC.

Flipped Learning Network Adds Online Program to Annual Conference

The Flipped Learning Network is launching an interactive online program to accompany the seventh iteration of its annual conference, FlipCon14.

PD 'Toolkit' Adds Social Emotional Learning Resources

Goalbook’s web-based professional development platform, Toolkit, now includes new resources to help teachers tackle issues related to social emotional learning in the classroom.

PresenceLearning Offers Free Webinar on Implementing CCSS for Students With Communication Disorders

“CCSS & Severe Cognitive Disabilities” will take place Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 5 p.m. Pacific time.

U Southern California Ed School Intros Online Teacher Training

The University of Southern California's Rossier School Education has developed a set of online and blended training courses to help teachers develop their skills in working with diverse learners.

Study: Most Students Unaware of New State Accountability Tests

Despite all the attention on assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards, 80 percent of students say they have not heard of new state accountability tests, according to a report released this week.

Learning Forward Launches Free Online Principal PD Resources

Learning Forward has launched a collection of free online professional development resources for principals and aspiring K-12 school leaders.

Online Networks Can Help Preservice Teachers, Report Finds

Pathways to Participation for Preservice Teachers reviews research, past experience, and examples of current practice using online networks to connect preservice teachers with in-service educators.

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