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Professional Development


Curriculum Associates Introduces Ready Writing for Grades 2 Through 5

Built to support the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), Ready Writing provides educators with instructional materials as well as professional development resources.

Insight Ed Adds Video Calibration, Professional Development Tools to Observation Platform

Insight Education has launched a pair of tools, AdvanceCalibrate and AdvanceLearn, to complement its recently released AdvanceFeedback teacher observation platform.

How a 1-to-1 Rollout is Transforming Baltimore County Schools

Ryan Imbriale, executive director of digital learning for Baltimore County Public Schools, discusses why his district gave students a large voice in choosing a hybrid laptop/tablet, why the rollout started in elementary schools, and why teachers had their devices long before students did.

Texas Instruments and NCTM Team Up to Create Common Core Math Activities

The new classroom lessons for middle grades through high school support the teaching practices outlined in NCTM's new publication, 'Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All,' which supports implementation of the Common Core State Standards for math and lays out eight essential teaching principles.

Benchmark Ed Launches Free Read Aloud Professional Development for NY Teachers

Benchmark Education, a provider of literacy tools, is offering free professional development for more than 2,000 early childhood teachers in New York City.

Apple Jumps into ConnectED Initiative with $100 Million in Tech Grants

Apple has chosen 114 schools to receive a share of $100 million in grants to provide curriculum support, wireless infrastructure and classroom technology, such as iPads and MacBooks.

Teaching Matters Introduces Digital Badges for Teacher-Leaders

The nonprofit launches a pilot program that will give "micro-credentials" to qualified teacher-leaders.

Triumph Learning Launches Waggle for Smarter Balanced

The personalized learning platform now includes 26 new item types, including Part A and Part B problems and performance tasks.

Simpson College Adds Online PD for Teachers

Simpson College has teamed up with a private partner to offer 17 continuing education courses for preK-12 teachers across Iowa.

Queen Elizabeth High School Deploys Classroom Observation Cameras for Teacher PD

Queen Elizabeth High School in Wales is using a video-based professional development tool called to help teachers analyze their teaching and share best practices with colleagues.

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