Professional Development


Effective Tech Leading Principals

7 Habits of Highly Effective Tech-leading Principals

Unwrapping the key attributes that transform principals into effective technology leaders in their schools and in their districts.

Social Network for K-12 Educators Goes Mobile

edWeb.net, a professional social network for the education community, has launched a mobile version of its Web site to make it easier for edWeb members to stay in touch with network activity.

Teachscape and Saba Join Forces to Offer Talent Management System for Teachers

Teachscape, a provider of Web-based professional development materials, technologies, and services for teachers, and Saba, a provider of learning and talent management software and enterprise social networking tools, have formed an alliance to offer their joint customers a competency-based talent management system for educators.

ASCD, McTighe, and Wiggins Develop New Common Core Courses

A membership organization that creates professional development programs and products for educators has produced two courses specifically to help teachers implement the Common Core State Standards.

Honeywell Awards PD Scholarships

Honeywell has awarded scholarships to 185 teachers from 19 countries and 37 American states to attend a simulated astronaut training and professional development program in June in at the United States Space & Rocket Center.

Teaching with OER: 5 Tips for Professional Development Planning

Ed tech professionals offer five tips for approaching professional development that will help smooth the way to adoption of open educational resources.

Online Communities of Practice: What Works

Four experienced practitioners share what they’ve learned about community building and collaboration in an online environment.

New Jersey District Implements Platform for Year-Round Teacher Evaluations

New Brunswick Public Schools has implemented a new teacher assessment platform in an effort to target professional development more effectively.

Funds for Teachers Awards $1.8 Million for Individual Professional Development

Funds for Teachers has awarded $1.8 million in grants for preK-12 educators to pursue individual professional development opportunities.

South Dakota District Deploys Teacher Observation App on the iPad

A rural South Dakota school district has implemented a teacher observation app after deciding to ramp up professional development for teachers.

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