Delaware's Christina School District has chosen a new professional development partner "to meet the goal of supporting school-based administrators and teacher leaders in their instructional leadership roles," according to information released by the district.
Louisiana school districts have deployed performance evaluation software in response to new state requirements calling for annual observations that factor in students' academic growth.
Education data coalition urges changes to certification and licensure to ensure competency in teachers' and administrators' understanding of data.
edWeb.net and Action Learning Systems have partnered to create a free online professional learning community for K-12 educators to learn about implementing Common Core State Standards.
Saint Leo University's Education Department has opened a ground-breaking teacher training facility designed to prepare teachers to be at the forefront when it comes to new technologies in the classroom.
- By Mike Hohenbrink
A company that delivers video-based professional development to educators has made its library of resources available for mobile devices.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Performance Matters has launched its new Formative Action System for Teacher Effectiveness platform (FASTe), a system designed to monitor teacher effectiveness year-round and put educators in touch with resources to improve their teaching.
- By Mike Hohenbrink
Microsoft has begun collaborating with the United States Department of Education, the British Council, and the Smithsonian Institution in projects designed to help prepare educators to use educational technology in the classroom.
ELL instructors, like those in other disciplines, are discovering the benefits of iPads in the classroom. With some advance planning and appropriate training for teachers, schools can avoid an awkward or stressful deployment.
Worcester Public Schools is creating customized education solution designed to improve home-school connections and support digital learning for the 24,000 students in its district.