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Professional Development


Storyboard That Offers ELA Teacher Guides

Designed to help teachers use storyboards as an educational tool, each of the guides is focused on a specific unit like Greek Mythology, a famous literary work like Macbeth or an American classic like “The Raven.”

9 Ideas to Help Explain Common Core to Parents

Jared Myracle, the supervisor of instruction at Gibson County Special School District (TN) and author of 'Common Core Standards for Parents for Dummies,' offers educators some best practices for explaining Common Core.

Teaching with Minecraft? MOOC Explores Gamification for K-12

Instructure has launched a series of MOOCs that use Minecraft to help K-12 teachers implement gamification in the classroom.

WonderGrove Learn Offers Free Animations That Teach Students Proper Behavior

The 12 animations address critical challenges that educators face with their students during the first few weeks of a new school year.

Three Indiana Districts Deploy Standard for Success Teacher Evaluation Software

For the 2014-2015 school year, Indianapolis Public Schools, the Metropolitan School District of Washington Township and Center Grove Community Schools will use the online, customizable educator evaluation and management software.

Summer Institute Teaches Engineering to Cincinnati STEM Educators

Cincinnati area teachers are getting a heavy dose of STEM to pump up their math and science teaching methods in a multi-year program run by a cross-disciplinary team at the University of Cincinnati.

ASCD Updates Online Educators' Community to Boost Sharing and Commenting

Members can use ASCD EDge to share and comment on documents, video, audio, photos and blogs.

iPads Aren't Just for Students

Districts are using the tablets to deliver iOS-based professional development to instructors and administrators.

Atlanta Public Schools Staff Taking Safety Training Online

Atlanta Public Schools will be adding online school safety training to its professional development management system.

SimpleK12 To Host Free Google Tools Event for Educators

SimpleK12, a provider of online professional development for educators, will host a free webinar series August 9 on the effective use of Google tools and apps in the classroom.

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