A professional development program operating in rural Maine was recently awarded a $1.85 million grant from the National Science Foundation to turn its hybrid video coaching program into an entirely online format. The Afterschool Coaching for Rural Educators in STEM coaches educators as well as librarians on how to bring out-of-school STEM learning opportunities into their communities.
Classroom technology company Boxlight has been selected as the convening agency for the Georgia STEM Girls Collaborative, which works with schools, informal educators, educational programs, businesses and industries that are committed to boosting girls’ engagement in STEM.
Ahead of the ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) conference next week (June 25-28) in San Antonio, TX, Lightspeed this week revealed a new logo, corporate identity and brand new audio and video product line focused on improving classroom instruction and collaboration.
L. Robert Furman urges educators to break the cycle of wash, dry, rinse, repeat. The Pennsylvania principal will present at three sessions during the ISTE conference later this month.
CUE, a nonprofit education corporation committed to advancing education innovation through professional development, pedagogy and advocacy, has filled the remaining four positions on its nine-member officer board.
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the largest professional organization promoting excellence in science teaching and learning, recently appointed Dr. Christine Anne Royce as the president-elect for the organization.
Jennie Magiera will deliver the Tuesday keynote speech during the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference this month. THE Journal caught up with Magiera and asked her about her approaches to education, technology, and bringing power back to the pupil.
In the "old" paper world, teachers had evolved a comfortable process for managing the life-cycle of a lesson; developing, distributing, enacting, assessing, reflecting, sharing. In this week’s blog post, we argue that in the "new" world of OER-based lessons, teachers again must be supported in managing the full life-cycle of a lesson.
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
Education technology company Vernier Software & Technology will once again offer its Summer Institute workshops, with 13 full-day training workshops scheduled for this summer.
With the upcoming training module, scheduled to be released in June, program participants will be able access courses “designed to teach observers how to conduct evidence-based observations and conversations to promote continuous growth."