Four experienced practitioners share what they’ve learned about community building and collaboration in an online environment.
- By Therese Mageau
New Brunswick Public Schools has implemented a new teacher assessment platform in an effort to target professional development more effectively.
Funds for Teachers has awarded $1.8 million in grants for preK-12 educators to pursue individual professional development opportunities.
A rural South Dakota school district has implemented a teacher observation app after deciding to ramp up professional development for teachers.
ASCD, a membership organization that provides professional development resources for educators, elected a new president and board members at its annual conference in March. It also presented awards to affiliate organizations.
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.
- By Mike Hohenbrink
Lucid Data has released teacher evaluation and classroom observation software that is free for school districts that use PDExpress.
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.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Here are five professional development strategies that work in the smart K-12 classroom.
- By Bridget McCrea
School Improvement Network will launch LiveBooks, a new kind of online professional development tool, May 1.