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Professional Development


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.

Penn State To Create PD Badge System for STEM Teachers

Penn State University has won a $500,000 subcontract to build a digital badge system for teachers receiving professional development in the use of science, technology, engineering and math content from NASA.

UNC Greensboro Tackles STEM Teacher Support with ED Funding

The United States Department of Education has awarded the University of North Carolina Greensboro a $7.7 million to recruit, train and support local teachers of science, technology, engineering and math.

Common Core Survey: Teachers Feel More Prepared But Less Enthusiastic

To produce the third edition of 'Primary Sources: America’s Teachers on Teaching in an Era of Change,' Scholastic followed up with more than 1,600 public school teachers who had participated in the 'Primary Sources' survey in July 2013.

Verizon Expands Innovative Learning Schools Program

Verizon has expanded its Verizon Innovative Learning Schools program to eight more middle schools in four states, bringing the total number of schools in the program to 32.

ASCD Presents Common Core Webinar Series

The Virtual Learning Network webinars are designed to help educators with curriculum, assessment and instruction that align with the Common Core State Standards.

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