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.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has announced his Computer Science for All State Plan to help schools statewide create “advanced, high-quality” computer science programs.
VEX Robotics is launching a professional development program to train teachers on how to use the company’s robotics products.
More educators want to be trained on how to incorporate technology into their daily teaching practices, but a new report from Project Tomorrow shows that they are concerned how their students will be able to access those tools outside the classroom
Professional development for improving teacher effectiveness has residual benefits that last for decades. A project that took place from 2013 to 2017 to provide "high-intensity mentor support" for new teachers in a large urban district appeared to have three major outcomes.
The Amazon Future Engineering Program is providing Title I schools with resources to teach high students Intro and AP computer science courses.
School districts across the nation are facing an uphill battle when it comes to providing adequate mental health and safety support to their students. The Great Resignation has left school safety teams short-staffed and overwhelmed—a dangerous combination as school violence is on the rise and student mental health is on the decline.