Greater Essex County District in Ontario, Canada has launched an initiative to provide teachers with professional development on educational technology and educate students about digital citizenship, according to a report in the Windsor Star of Windsor, ON.
The Aldine Independent School District has switched to a new learning management system to manage curriculum, virtual learning, staff development, credit recovery and more.
As more districts take advantage of social media, online surveys and more, the days of one-size-fits-all professional development are over.
The NEA Foundation has partnered with Berlitz to help prepare 33 educators chosen to be Global Learning Fellows for a trip to Peru.
Learners Edge, a provider of professional development for teachers, has launched a series of free online workshops, dubbed Edge Express.
A variety of programs can help K-12 technology professionals boost their knowledge and prepare themselves for the expanding demands of their jobs.
- By Bridget McCrea
The University of Central Florida has teamed with two partners to reboot a massive open online course for educators focused on blended learning in higher ed and K-12.
CompTIA is teaming up with an online STEM career guidance service to promote jobs in cybersecurity to middle and high school students.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
"Teachers are being set up for failure," according to Jayme Linton, program coordinator for the master of science degree in Online Teaching and Instructional Design at Lenoir-Rhyne University.
- By Patrick Peterson
A K-8 district in Bakersfield, CA, helped teachers make the transition to a 1-to-1 laptop program by creating a subsite on its own Web site where they could share their experiences to help each other.