Professional Development


Lucid Data Launches Web-Based Teacher Evaluation and Observation System

Lucid Data has released a new Web-based teacher evaluation, observation, and self-assessment system for its PDExpress professional development management system.

Mobile Learning: It's Not Just About the Kids; It's Also About the Teachers!

So teachers are told to use computers (laptops, iPad--it doesn’t matter) in a curriculum that was made for pencil-and-paper learning activities. So teachers are given a Learning Management System that makes it harder for them, rather than easier, to deal with student artifacts. What’s wrong with this picture?!?!

Florida District Chooses Nonprofit for Common Core Professional Development

Pinellas County Schools, based in Lagos, FL, is partnering with a nonprofit organization to provide teachers with professional development in preparation for implementation of Common Core State Standards.

Science in the Cloud

Science teachers must continue their own education to stay current. One professional organization that takes an integrated approach to learning, including making use of the cloud, is the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA).

The Digital Resistors

The acceleration of technological change in schools is apparent to virtually all educators. What are these new technologies that are the cause of the collision of educational philosophies? They are evident in hardware and in software, in systems and in pedagogy.

Finding the Right Tech Tools Is Easy, If You Know Where to Look

Kathy Schrock guides educators through the process of building a personal learning network and organizing a constant flow of information.

Is BYOT Just a Bridge to 1-to-1?

Mobile device trainer Brent Williams explains why BYOT may be just a band-aid until schools can launch their own 1-to-1 programs.

3 Organizations Band Together To Assist Michigan's Lowest Performing Schools

Compass Learning, Agilix Labs, and School Improvement Network are working together to provide the five percent of lowest performing schools in Michigan with a centralized portal that includes a student-centered learning system and resources for teacher effectiveness.

Learning Forward Promotes Common Core Professional Development Focus

A non-profit focused on professional development of educators is turning its attention to the development of training resources specific to the Common Core State Standards.

Creating Device Neutral Assignments for BYOD Classes

Educators don’t have to alter lessons for each device, argues BYOD expert Ron Milliner.

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