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Professional Development


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.

Data Driven PD Designed To Help Teachers Differentiate Instruction

Amplify and KDS will partner on an online course for educators that will help them use data to develop curriculum.

SimpleK12 Offers Free Online PD Event on Differentiated Instruction

Online professional development provider Simple K12 will host a free online event designed to help teachers differentiate instruction on September 2.

Operation Play Event Will Offer Webinars, Sessions and Resources on Game-Based Learning

Starting Sept. 15, educators interested in game-based learning can visit the Operation Play Resource Center to explore research, articles, case studies, video series, games and curriculum.

PBS LearningMedia Offers Free Ed Tech Webinars

Topics include using digital resources, implementing 1-to-1 and integrating gaming in to the classroom.

Sally Ride Science Debuts Training to Help Align STEM Courses With Common Core

The one- to two-hour online PD course provides both high-level strategies and detailed lesson ideas for using Sally Ride Science eBooks and classroom activities to support Common Core standards in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening, Language, and Mathematics.

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