Will massive open online courses revolutionize professional development?
A year in ed tech has taught me that the greatest gadget is only as good as the people behind it.
- By Christopher Piehler
Schools can no longer keep technology specialists and educators separated. In fact, teachers can be the "best advocates" for moving technology initiatives forward in a district — once they understand how and why it will support teaching and learning, according to a new report.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Charlottesville City Schools has opened the first in what is expected to be a string of lab schools that will put advanced manufacturing technologies in the hands of middle and high school students and serve as a training ground for science teachers.
Knovation is launching a new Common Core-focused professional learning program centered around the netTrekker digital resource library.
Flagler County Public Schools is the latest district in Florida to adopt a teacher effectiveness platform to complement its implementation of Charlotte Danielson's 2013 Framework for Teaching Evaluation Instrument.
Sixteen states and the District of Columbia are competing for $280 million in federal in federal funding through the latest round of the Race to the Top–Early Learning Challenge.
Atomic Learning has launched a free online workshop for educators focused on legal and technical requirements for providing accessible learning materials to students.
Discovery Education is offering its Common Core-focused teacher professional development academies free through the 2013-2014 school year.
ASCD is kicking off a new series of Common Core training for educators beginning in November.