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Professional Development


Penn State To Create PD Badge System for STEM Teachers

Penn State University has won a $500,000 subcontract to build a digital badge system for teachers receiving professional development in the use of science, technology, engineering and math content from NASA.

UNC Greensboro Tackles STEM Teacher Support with ED Funding

The United States Department of Education has awarded the University of North Carolina Greensboro a $7.7 million to recruit, train and support local teachers of science, technology, engineering and math.

Common Core Survey: Teachers Feel More Prepared But Less Enthusiastic

To produce the third edition of 'Primary Sources: America’s Teachers on Teaching in an Era of Change,' Scholastic followed up with more than 1,600 public school teachers who had participated in the 'Primary Sources' survey in July 2013.

Verizon Expands Innovative Learning Schools Program

Verizon has expanded its Verizon Innovative Learning Schools program to eight more middle schools in four states, bringing the total number of schools in the program to 32.

ASCD Presents Common Core Webinar Series

The Virtual Learning Network webinars are designed to help educators with curriculum, assessment and instruction that align with the Common Core State Standards.

Portland Community College Debuts Web Accessibility MOOC for Educators

Portland Community College has teamed with a private partner to launch a massive open online course for teachers designed to address Web accessibility concerns associated with online learning.

Blended Schools Network Debuts PD for Special Ed

Blended Schools Network is introducing online professional development for teachers of special education students.

Starting a Project-Based School

For his first year as principal of a fourth- and fifth-grade campus, Todd Nesloney hired a completely new staff and adopted an entirely project-based learning approach.

Blended Schools Network Professional Development Courses Move to Udemy

Ed tech company Sibling Group Holdings will make all of its Blended Schools Network professional development courses available via Udemy.

ISTE Will Create a Common Core Teacher Practice Network

ISTE will collaborate with the National Center for Literacy Education to provide expertise on the Common Core for professional learning, share resources with network members, develop a tool to guide alignment of instruction and learning activities to the standards, and publish examples on the NCLE and ISTE websites.

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