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Professional Development


Discovery Educator Network Kicking Off Free Summer PD Resources

This August Discovery Educator Network is hosting free professional development resources for K-12 educators.

Edmodo Intros App for Windows 8.1

Edmodo, a free social learning network for K-12, has developed an app for Windows 8.1 users. The company made the announcement at the ISTE 2014 conference in Atlanta.

Scenario Learning Releases 'Active Shooter for Administrators' Safety Course

Written by school safety experts Michael and Chris Dorn, the online course outlines evidence-based methods that school and district administrators can use to improve the odds of survival during an active shooter event.

WizIQ Offers Free MOOC on Online Teaching Skills

The self-paced, four-week course was created to help teachers develop the skills they need to be successful online teachers.

ISTE 2014 Will Feature 5 EdTekTalks

Five thought leaders from outside the world of ed tech will deliver mini-keynotes on Monday, June 30, from 2:15 p.m.- 4:15 p.m.

Illinois District Training Teacher Leaders to Cope With Digital Transition

Illinois’ Des Plaines Consolidated School District 62 will start a new program to develop teacher leaders to help support its three-year digital transition by working with Discovery Education’s new Digital Leader Corps PD program.

Palo Verde College Offers Online PD for Early Childhood Ed

Palo Verde College in California has partnered with Hatch, a provider of early childhood education technology, to provide an online professional development course for teachers using technology in the classroom.

Maryland District Rolling Out Digital Learning Environments, PD from Discovery

Maryland’s Kent County Public Schools (KCPS) is using competitive funds from its state’s Digital Learning Innovation Fund to adopt Discovery Education’s series of digital textbooks as well as a new digital library with more than 150,000 learning objects.

Eduplanet Launches Marketplace for Educator Professional Development

Eduplanet21 has launched the Connected Educator Marketplace, a platform for the company's members to search for and connect with agencies, businesses and authors who offer their services through the company.

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to Offer PD in Online Instruction

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMUCC) will now train educators in designing and teaching courses for the Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN).

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