Professional Development


Discovery Educator Network Launches Free Professional Development Tour

The Discovery Educator Network is launching a series of free professional development opportunities designed to help teachers integrate educational technology into their classrooms.

WEx Extends Professional Development Resources via BloomBoard Platform

Working Examples (WEx) and BloomBoard have partnered to expand the number of professional development resources available to educators through BloomBoard.

Vermont Creates Statewide Professional Learning Network for Common Core Implementation

The Vermont Agency of Education has created the Vermont Professional Learning Network to help educators throughout the state implement Common Core State Standards.

3 Keys to Aligning Common Core and Teacher Evaluations

The CEO of Insight Education shares the lessons he has learned working with districts to implement Common Core State Standards and new teacher evaluation systems at the same time.

U Wisconsin Researchers Launch Online Formative Assessment of K-12 School Leadership

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin - Madison have launched an online version of the Comprehensive Assessment of Leadership for Learning (CALL), a research-based tool for assessing K-12 school leadership.

Survey Finds 50 Percent of K-12 Teachers Get Inadequate Support for Using Technology in the Classroom

The survey, conducted by digedu, a company dedicated to transitioning schools from textbooks to technology, was designed to assess various aspects of teachers’ use of technology in class.

U Wisconsin-Madison Launches Web Version of School Administration Improvement Tool

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have launched an online version of the Comprehensive Assessment of Leadership for Learning, a tool designed to help improve school administration.

Chalk.com Offers Private Professional Learning Platform for Educators

Vetica has launched Chalk.com, a new online community platform for educators. The announcement was made at the SXSWedu conference taking place this week in Austin, TX.

Adobe, Prezi Commit Software Tools for ConnectED Initiative

Adobe reported it will kick in $300 million worth of software and teacher support as part of the Obama administration's ConnectED initiative.

Putting Change on the Backs of Teachers is a Bad, Bad Idea

In a lively dialogue, mobilists Cathie Norris and Elliot Soloway discuss why telling teachers to just "integrate the technology into the curriculum" is a recipe for disaster — and they invite readers to tell their own tech transformation stories.

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