edWeb.net, a professional social network for the education community, has launched a mobile version of its Web site to make it easier for edWeb members to stay in touch with network activity.
Teachscape, a provider of Web-based professional development materials, technologies, and services for teachers, and Saba, a provider of learning and talent management software and enterprise social networking tools, have formed an alliance to offer their joint customers a competency-based talent management system for educators.
A membership organization that creates professional development programs and products for educators has produced two courses specifically to help teachers implement the Common Core State Standards.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Honeywell has awarded scholarships to 185 teachers from 19 countries and 37 American states to attend a simulated astronaut training and professional development program in June in at the United States Space & Rocket Center.
- By Mike Hohenbrink
Ed tech professionals offer five tips for approaching professional development that will help smooth the way to adoption of open educational resources.
- By Bridget McCrea
Four experienced practitioners share what they’ve learned about community building and collaboration in an online environment.
- By Therese Mageau
New Brunswick Public Schools has implemented a new teacher assessment platform in an effort to target professional development more effectively.
Funds for Teachers has awarded $1.8 million in grants for preK-12 educators to pursue individual professional development opportunities.
A rural South Dakota school district has implemented a teacher observation app after deciding to ramp up professional development for teachers.
ASCD, a membership organization that provides professional development resources for educators, elected a new president and board members at its annual conference in March. It also presented awards to affiliate organizations.