Professional Development

How to Build Your PLN on Twitter

Looking to create or expand an online personal learning network? This illustrated guide can help.

Guide Offers 5 Steps for Measuring the Impact of Blended Learning

The 12-page "District Guide to Blended Learning Measurement" from The Learning Accelerator is intended to help schools judge the "effective use" of technology to achieve personalized learning and a competency-based progression of student learning.

The Top 5 Ways to Improve Smartphone Security

Eddie Schwartz, the chair of ISACA’s Cybersecurity Task Force, discusses his group's recent survey that asked cybersecurity professionals the best ways to protect students' mobile devices.

Mimio Offers Free Tech Webinars for Administrators and Teachers

Topics will include how to get funding for classroom technology, the science behind technology’s positive effects on learning, practical tips for improving engagement and collaboration, and facilitating real-time assessment.

13 Keys to Successful Blended Learning

Educators share their best practices for tech-enabled pedagogy, from building capacity to implementing lessons to supporting teachers and students.

iNACOL Unveils Free Webinar on Google Apps and Personalized Learning

The International Association for K-12 Online Learning will host a free Teacher Talk Webinar next month designed to examine the use of Google Apps for Education in personalized learning.

New Task Force To Tackle Educator Assessment Literacy

The organization behind the national K-12 assessment Measures of Academic Progress has kicked off a new professional development initiative to help teachers learn how to work with assessments.

Scholastic Debuts Comprehensive Literacy Solutions

Scholastic has launched a suite of comprehensive literacy solutions that are customizable and connected to new learning standards, according to information from the company.

Vernier Offers Free Data-Collection Technology Workshops

The 36 workshops around the country this fall are designed to help STEM educators integrate data-collection technology into their classes.

Pearson, KnowledgeWorks Partner on Free Accountability Webinar

Pearson is launching a free webinar for educators focused on accountability in education.

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