Edmodo, a Web-based social learning network for teachers and students, has introduced new features designed to make it easier to connect with resources and gain insight into students' feelings about assignments, classroom discussions, and shared content.
The federal government is teaming up with a state university and an ed tech advocacy group to launch a new online community of practice (called "epic-ed") that's designed to support "all stakeholders going through digital transition within technology-enabled learning environments."
Achieve3000, a provider of differentiated instruction solutions, and the Center for College and Career Readiness, a not-for-profit research and training organization dedicated to increasing college and career-readiness skills, have partnered to create the new professional development program for teachers called the Common Core Black Belt Classroom Certification for Teachers in Cross Curricular Literacy.
California high school math teacher Crystal Kirch shows teachers how to successfully flip their classrooms in a free webcast on August 14.
The University of San Diego is offering educators and administrators the first accredited certificate in mobile technology tools, teaching, and metrics as part of its new Mobile Technology Learning Center.
With the first-ever Connected Educator Month, the DOE aims to bring teachers, districts, and educational organizations together online.
- By Bridget McCrea
K-12 teachers will have an opportunity to attend a free five-week design workshop offered by Edutopia as part of Connected Educators Month.
- By Mike Hohenbrink
A group of 70 middle school teachers from around the world gathered in San Diego this month to participate in a hands-on, interactive workshop about methods for teaching energy, sustainability, and environmental concepts.
Operating in 36 states, Fund For Teachers has given more than $17.8 million in grant money since 2001, sending educators around the world to develop lessons on technology, STEM, and other topics.
United Technologies and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) have teamed up to provide externships to seven Connecticut high school science teachers.