ELL instructors, like those in other disciplines, are discovering the benefits of iPads in the classroom. With some advance planning and appropriate training for teachers, schools can avoid an awkward or stressful deployment.
Worcester Public Schools is creating customized education solution designed to improve home-school connections and support digital learning for the 24,000 students in its district.
Research shows the teaching profession has the highest burnout rate of any public service job. What can we do to keep the best and the brightest teachers in the classroom?
- By Cheryl Scott Williams
A service being tried out by a handful of districts that puts algebra teachers in touch with coaches online for real-time professional development sessions has a new group of test pilots.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
School Improvement Network has unveiled a new version of Observation 360, a teacher professional development tool that integrates with PD 360.
Teachscape is expanding the capabilities of its professional learning community for teachers, Teachscape Reflect Video.
Kaplan K12 Learning Services has launched an online platform, Teach! Strategies and Resources, with professional development tools designed to help teachers transition to Common Core State Standards.
Discovery Education has partnered with a variety of organizations and companies to offer free educational technology tools for the classroom and several sweepstakes programs for teachers.
Central Michigan University has selected ASCD to provide professional development content for the university's new Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership program.
Microsoft, Intel, and the New York State Teacher Centers have unveiled an effort to offer access to low-cost computers and software through the Tech4Teachers Program.
- By Mike Hohenbrink