The $2.8 million from the National Science Foundation will cover tuition and fees for teachers working in middle and high schools to earn their master of education degrees with an emphasis on science, technology, engineering and math; they'll also receive a $10,000 annual stipend for four years afterwards to train other teachers in schools serving populations of students who are under-represented in the STEM fields.
Agentic Learning has launched a new competitive grant program offering two districts consulting, leadership coaching and software access designed to support the development of student-centered approaches to learning.
The Flipped Learning Global Initiative has introduced a new effort to establish international standards for flipped training. The standards are meant to ensure that educators are trained using the most current global research and best practices in flipped learning, according to a news announcement.
A report out from NEPC questions the findings of a report on online programs for pre-K teachers from New America. At the heart of its concerns: whether bachelor's degrees are really essential for the job.
According to 100Kin10, the "highest-leverage root causes" for the current STEM teacher shortage are linked to school culture and, in particular, to the culture of professional development, collaboration and accountability. According to a teacher survey, 69 percent of respondents said their principals give "little to no time for them to collaborate and learn from other STEM teachers in their school or district."
The University of St Thomas will begin offering graduate certificates in STEM engineering education online this year.
Educators interested in 3D printing will have a venue in October to learn more about how to use it in K-12 and higher education.
Nonprofit education organization CUE will hold an event in February to raise money for educators in Northern California who have been displaced by the recent wildfires in the state.
A report recently published by New America posed a set of questions related to how those policies affect the early education teachers who need to attain bachelor's degrees, especially in areas of quality and access — and whether online education could provide a leg up.
Alongside an estimated thousand other presentations, two media stars and activists will headline next year's TCEA conference and exposition, taking place in Austin, TX from Feb. 5 through Feb. 9.
Historically, K-12 School Systems have taken a “do-it-yourself” approach to deploying and managing their network infrastructure. However, K-12 leaders are starting to rethink this method as they look for ways to solve for a shortage of IT talent.