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Professional Development


ISTE Launches Digital Citizenship Academy Series for Educators

The International Society for Technology in Education has launched the Digital Citizenship Academy, a series of online modules designed to help educators understand and address issues of digital citizenship.

TenMarks Offers Free Math Teaching Resources for Common Core

TenMarks Math Teach provides resources designed to guide effective instruction for each of the Common Core math standards.

4 Tech Tools That Support New Teachers

With high attrition rates among new teachers, districts are using software to help them choose the right candidates and give them the PD they need to succeed.

Report: Teacher Prep Courses Easier Than Other College Majors

Teacher candidates are significantly more likely to graduate with honors than other students owing to less rigorous coursework in teacher preparation programs, according to a new report from the National Council on Teacher Quality.

BloomBoard PD Platform Adds Blended Schools Network Resources

Sibling Group Holdings has partnered with BloomBoard to make its Blended Schools Network professional development resources available through the latter's library.

Reports: District Leaders Are Hedging Their Bets on Common Core Assessments

According to two new reports by the Center on Education Policy at George Washington University, even as schools are developing and teaching CCSS-aligned curriculum, district leaders appear to be reserving judgment on the impact of the consortia-developed assessments.

Social Media Turning Out To Help Teachers Gain PD

While technology is very helpful for student engagement and motivation, where it really shines is in providing professional development and opportunities for teachers to collaborate with colleagues. And social media is turning out to be a powerful tool for those purposes.

Chicago Principals To Receive Training from Northwestern U

Over the next three years, exceptional principals in Chicago Public Schools will receive training and executive coaching as a result of a collaboration between Northwestern University's Center for Nonprofit Management and School of Education and Social Policy.

EdWeb.net Launches 'Teaching Kids to Code' PLC

The new professional learning community is intended to help teachers integrate computer science and coding into their classroom lessons.

UC Davis To Host STEM Conference for Educators

University of California, Davis will host its annual Conference on Integrated Computing and STEM Education Sunday, November 9 at the UC Davis Conference Center.

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