Through its YouthSpark initiative, Microsoft is expanding its Technology Education And Literacy in Schools program (TEALS) and adding new curricular resources to its YouthSpark Hub.
Eduplanet21 has updated its teacher professional development platform, adding new tools to help users track and assess their progress.
The not-for-profit Blended Schools Network is hosting a new MOOC for K-12 educators focused on best practices in online teaching.
The success of the largest education reform effort of the last decade — Common Core State Standards — is contingent upon effective teacher professional development, according to a new report. But professional development needs to become more than a string of one-day workshops in order to help teachers make the transition.
The International Society for Technology in Education will host the 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference, a MOOC dedicated to STEMx educators.
The Alliance for Excellent Education and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at North Carolina State University have announced a new version of their free Digital Learning Transition massive open online course (MOOC) for educators.
The WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET), Mozilla, Blackboard, and Sage Road Solutions have joined forces to offer a new MOOC that will delve into the subject of badges for academic and professional credentials.
Sumter County School District in Florida will implement a teacher effectiveness platform with the goal of increasing student achievement through improved teacher effectiveness.
By 2016, most collaborative technologies will be available across devices, from Web browsers to desktop software to native smart phone and tablet apps, according to a new report.
District leaders are learning about standards and assessments from Discovery Education’s Common Core Academy—and spreading this knowledge to their teachers.
- By Bridget McCrea