The WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET), Mozilla, Blackboard, and Sage Road Solutions have joined forces to offer a new MOOC that will delve into the subject of badges for academic and professional credentials.
Sumter County School District in Florida will implement a teacher effectiveness platform with the goal of increasing student achievement through improved teacher effectiveness.
By 2016, most collaborative technologies will be available across devices, from Web browsers to desktop software to native smart phone and tablet apps, according to a new report.
District leaders are learning about standards and assessments from Discovery Education’s Common Core Academy—and spreading this knowledge to their teachers.
- By Bridget McCrea
To help educators effectively teach a STEM-based curriculum in the classroom, the Sally Ride Science Academy has launched an online professional development training program.
- By Sharleen Nelson
Intercultural understanding through digital exchanges, a crash course on games for learning, and using mobile apps to convert students into "citizen scientists" are three of the topics that will make up the latest round of "mini courses" offered through HP's free Catalyst Academy.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
From sharing classroom videos to building communities of practice, teachers are collaborating online in ways that would have been impossible a few years ago.
Teacher turnover results in lower student scores in math and English language arts, according to a researcher from the University of Michigan School of Education and two colleagues.
South Carolina's Anderson University is partnering with George Washington Carver Middle School in Spartanburg School District 7 to establish a Center for Excellence for Mobile Learning. The middle school will receive funding for the program for five years.
A new report from the Center for American Progress fund that teacher professional development programs are severely lacking and need to be changed to produce improvements in teaching practices and student learning outcomes.