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Professional Development


Eduplanet21 Launches Professional Learning Networks for Teachers

Eduplanet21 is launching a new feature for educators, personal learning networks, designed to help them improve their teaching and learning environments.

New Study Suggests Comprehensive PD Program Positively Impacts Mobile Classrooms

New research by ISTE and the Verizon Foundation suggests that for schools with mobile device initiatives an organized, comprehensive teacher training program can improve standardized test scores, at least somewhat, and lead to more one-on-one learning in the classroom.

Teachscape Debuts New ELA and Common Core Courses for Educators

In an expansion of its online Common Core course offerings, Teachscape is introducing new self-paced courses for educators focusing on English Language Arts and literacy.

Massachusetts Adopts Video-based Coaching Platform for Early Educators

To help shore up its professional development among early education instructors, the state of Massachusetts is introducing the video-coaching support platform from Torsh to help provide feedback and analysis.

Voyager Sopris Learning Launches eLibrary App

The cloud-based app is designed to provide online and offline access to professional development and instructional e-books.

Learning First Alliance Suggests CCSS Assessment Delay

The group representing 10 million educators cautioned against using aligned assessments in high-stakes accountability decisions, and also announced a new website to highlight best practices for implementing Common Core State Standards.

9 Lessons From 1-to-1 Pioneers

Providing a device for every student doesn’t require a huge staff or an impossible amount of funding — and you don’t have to figure out everything before you’ve begun. But it does call for vision, planning and commitment, as these experts will attest.

Algebra Nation To Add Teacher Training

The Lastinger Center for Learning just received a $250,000 grant to build a teacher network for Algebra Nation.

Building a Blended School

Rich Kiker, the director of online learning at Palisades School District (PA), talks about how he helped build an online learning environment that offers expanded choice for students and plenty of professional development and support for teachers.

Tech Talent South Offers Tuition Matching for Teachers Learning To Code

Tech Talent South, an Atlanta-based company that provides entry-level Web development and coding education, has launched news initiatives designed to get teachers and women involved in the technology community.

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