Professional Development

FlipCon Offers Wide-Ranging Sessions on the Flipped Classroom

Hosted by the Flipped Learning Network, the conference will take place online and in person at Michigan State University, and will includes sessions for those who are new to flipped learning, as well as those who are more experienced, doing research on the practice and seeking tools and skills.

Surrey School District Wins 2015 Sylvia Charp Award

The district, the first Canadian winner, was honored with the Sylvia Charp Award for focusing its technology planning on transformative learning with the student at the center.

A Teacher Shares His Lessons Learned From a Simulated Senate

Using special tablets in a simulated Senate chamber built in Boston, classes can learn not just the facts of government, but how it feels to negotiate and make big decisions.

Proposed Wisconsin Legislation May Expand Charter Schools, Reduce Teacher Licensing Requirements

Two last-minute additions to a bill in the Wisconsin state legislature that would reduce funding to universities would also have significant impact on K-12 education.

Illinois Teachers Learn To Use Raspberry Pi in the Classroom

Workshops being held this summer aim to help Illinois teachers implement the inexpensive, credit card-sized computers in their own classrooms.

New Report Shares Personalized Learning Guidance

The recommendations are based on findings shared at a summit hosted by North Carolina State University's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.

7 Lessons Learned From a Successful 1-to-1 Laptop Program

Last year, Savannah-Chatham County Schools (GA) launched a 1-to-1 laptop learning program that has spurred higher test scores among participating students. Here, the district's manager of instructional technology shares the lessons she learned.

Edgenuity Introduces Blended Learning Services Portal

The new suite of consulting, coaching and professional resources is designed to help schools and districts implement blended learning programs.

NSTA Launches New Teacher Resources for Next Generation Science Standards

The National Science Teachers Association has released a series of tools to help teachers implement the Next Generation Science Standards and the Framework for K-12 Science Education, including an e-book, a collection of videos and instructional resources.

Tech Leaders From Three Universities Share Their Experiences With Virtual Application Management

In a session at the Citrix Synergy conference in Orlando, FL, tech leaders from the universities of Central Florida, South Florida and Florida shared the stage to present the lessons they have learned while rolling out and maintaining virtual application management.

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