The application deadline is Feb. 1 for the National STEM Scholar Program, which provides advanced STEM training, grant funds, and “big idea” project support for middle school science teachers who are selected to participate.
Teachers make an estimated 1,500 decisions per day — just part of an already intensive workday. Without additional support, this leaves little time for self-reflection and professional growth to occur.
The pandemic has left the global workforce in a state of flux, with the vast majority of employees — including those in the education sector — looking for changes in their careers and in the workplace.
Deadlines are nearing for 15 awards and grants from the National Science Teacher Association for K–12 teachers and students in the sciences. There are 14 teacher awards open for applications/nominations and one award open to female students in grades 5–8. The deadlines for most are Dec. 15, 2021, with the remaining deadlines being December 17.
Why the largest driver of student achievement is the effectiveness of the teacher and how to best train teachers to improve those levers.
Aperture Education, which provides social and emotional learning (SEL) tools for K–12, has launched a new series of free workshops for educators focused on key competencies of SEL.
Edthena has created a $1.5 million fund to support districts' efforts to implement video coaching and video observation as part of their professional learning initiatives.
NWEA, the ed tech nonprofit probably best known for its MAP assessments, is expanding its services into professional development and school improvement services.
A company that sells scientific equipment has launched a set of training sessions specifically for new science teachers. The "New Teacher Academy," produced by Flinn Scientific, will introduce educators with three years or fewer of teaching experience to basics of science safety.
The Security Outcomes Report, Volume 3: Achieving Security Resilience, explores seven data-backed success factors K-12 campuses can implement to boost cyber resilience. By analyzing data collected from over 4,700 security professionals across 26 countries, we set out to identify the vital organizational, IT and security components businesses of all sizes need to move toward greater resilience in the face of emerging threats.