The Virtual Teaching Academy, an initiative by the University of Phoenix and Blackboard, is intended to help educators develop a blueprint for teaching in the next school year.
SETDA, the State Educational Technology Directors Association, has produced the "Coalition for eLearning," to help state leaders and others make decisions about how to respond to school closures in the face of COVID-19.
The series touches on the basics of how federal and state privacy laws affect teachers and staff, how to decrease the most common privacy risks and how to improve the transparency of what schools do with student data.
Should lead teachers in early childhood education have their own credential? A new feasibility study is underway to research the practicality of that idea.
For the first time, a majority of elementary teacher education programs have adopted the tenets of reading science in their curriculum.
In a national online survey of 1,246 coaches, administrators and teachers, nearly nine in 10 said they found value in coaching as a form of professional development. More than half (52 percent) said it was "highly" or "very" valuable to them. And exactly half reported that coaching had a positive impact on their practice to a "large" or "great" extent.
Digital Promise has just placed its seal of approval on eight microcredentials developed by other organizations, adding to the catalog of 450-plus microcredentials it already supports.
Beginning this fall, people in education can pursue a certificate in how to use technology in the classroom. The new online "Advanced Education Technology Certificate Program" is being launched by the University of Michigan School of Education, which worked with the university's Center for Academic Innovation to develop the learning experience.
A select group of principals received nearly 200 hours of professional development training over a two-year period through a program at the University of Washington, but a study conducted by ED’s Institute of Education Sciences found the program did not affect student achievement.
The project-based learning company’s new offering will train principals and their school leadership teams on how to implement project-based learning projects.