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Professional Development


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.

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.

Upstate NY Science Teachers Learn From Cornell Scientists

As part of a National Science Foundation grant project, high school teachers are in the lab at Cornell University learning content to pass on to their own students.

Using Games to Promote Evidence-Based Learning

Here's how one librarian uses a game-show style platform to encourage her students not just to answer questions about what they have read, but also to discuss why their answer is correct.

CoSN and AASA Launch Tech Toolkit for Superintendents

The Consortium for School Networking and the School Superintendents Association have released a new toolkit designed to help current and aspiring superintendents build their knowledge, skills and confidence as technology leaders for their schools.

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