Michele Eaton, director of virtual and blended learning for the Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township, explains how teacher professional development has evolved over five years at her virtual school.
Teachstone and Sesame Workshop have partnered to launch a new professional development series on myTeachstone, a service that combines classroom observation and personalized professional development.
Educational technologists: listen to the teachers; they are asking you to help them to be more effective in creating and using digital curricula. In this blog post, then, we define the five functions that a blended learning platform must support — and challenge the ed tech community to build such a platform!
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
The Columbus Municipal School District will move to a personalized, competency-based program for professional development.
The company launched Teacher Vitae, a SaaS-based personalized, professional learning platform for teachers and administrators.
Teachers completed a 10-day intensive summer program, led by the University of Wyoming, that taught project-based STEM.
A new initiative to test out competency-based learning for training middle and high school teachers in science and math has shown enough mastery to gain the "informal" approval of the state where it's located.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
An Idaho school district is handing out nearly 2,000 laptops this week to high school students as part of the first phase of a three-year personalized learning initiative.
The new partnership between Highline Public Schools and Discovery Education is part of the district’s plan to improve digital literacy skills for students.
About 10,000 teachers were busy at work this summer participating in Project Lead the Way’s Core Training program, which seeks to empower teachers to take a hands-on, project-based approach in STEM instruction.