Professional Development


Illinois To Train Teacher Assessors With Online Tools

The Illinois State Board of Education will deliver online training and evaluation for its teacher assessors as part of a statewide effort to train and certify more than 7,000 teacher evaluators.

Lucid Data Unveils Teacher Evaluation Software

Lucid Data has released teacher evaluation and classroom observation software that is free for school districts that use PDExpress.

Teacher Observation App Goes Native on iPad

An educational technology company that specializes in creating products for improving educator practices has launched a version of its teacher observation application for the Apple iPad.

How To Bring Teachers Up to Speed with Technology

Here are five professional development strategies that work in the smart K-12 classroom.

School Improvement Network To Launch LiveBooks for Professional Development

School Improvement Network will launch LiveBooks, a new kind of online professional development tool, May 1.

Connecting With Education Leaders Easier Than Ever

Educators today have more access than ever before to the authors and thought leaders they have come to rely on for advice and inspiration.

Florida Virtual School Offers Leadership Training for Educators

Florida Virtual School will host a two-day training session for individuals planning to create or manage a virtual or blended learning program.

U Arizona Provides Math Training for Teachers at Underperforming Schools

One hundred and forty elementary and middle-school teachers will be able to receive professional development training in mathematics through 2013 thanks to a new project at the University of Arizona's colleges of Education and Science.

ASCD Offers Free Professional Development Materials On iTunes U

Educational software and service provider ASCD has begun to offer professional development resources for educators at no cost through iTunes U.

A Presenter's Highlights of FETC 2012

Each person who attends the Florida Educational Technology Conference (FETC) arrives feeling the same buzz. For those who have a hunger to learn about technology and its effectiveness in education, it's like a natural high. People everywhere, all friendly faces, some you know from social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn, while so many more are new faces. All are open opportunities to engage in great conversations focused on one goal: to become better educators.

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