ASCD has added four new courses to PD Online, the company's series of professional development courses for educators.
Element K has released InstructorHub, a global online community and resource center for instructors.
EdWeb.net has launched a free professional online learning community for new teachers called New Teacher Help.
Some cutting-edge technologies are trying to take teacher evaluation to the next level. But their real power may be as self-evaluation tools.
- By John K. Waters
Two foundations are partnering to support Common Core State Standards through the development of both open and commercial digital instructional resources.
PBS TeacherLine has expanded its course schedule to six terms for its most popular and newest online courses.
Administrators in Maui Public Schools are using iPads and Teacher Compass to follow and direct the professional development of teachers.
Florida's St. Lucie County School District and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt have agreed to a five-year partnership aimed at raising student achievement and providing community access to materials and software.
After receiving a modest technology grant, a middle school in Ohio began deploying mobile devices and traditional computers in classrooms and labs. And a key component of the rollout has been in-depth development for teachers focused on problem solving, project-based learning, and student engagement.
- By Bridget McCrea
Skype has launched a global community for educators called Skype in the classroom. The free service is focused on connecting teachers from around the world to collaborate on learning activities and share expertise and resources.