Professional Development

New York U Program to Give Teachers STEM Industry Experience

STEM teachers will receive a dose of work outside of the classroom as part of a New York University program intended to help them understand how to inject real-world projects into their lessons.

Software, Classroom Management Top Interests Among Teachers for Online Professional Learning

According to a new survey, educators typically take advantage of online professional learning (PL) opportunities because they are personally interested in finding out more about subjects; they're most interested in learning about software and digital resources and classroom management; and they're more likely to take advantage if they've been teaching for less than 20 years.

3D Printer Maker, PD Provider Partner on Training, Microbadging

The PD Learning Network, which provides online professional development to K-12 educators, is partnering with 3D printer maker Dremel to provide both training and certification of completion to teachers who want to become proficient in the technology.

'Flipped' Pioneer Launches Global Initiative to Spread the Practice

When chemistry teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams first began recording videos of their lectures and having students watch them before they came into science class, little did they know they'd be starting a new instructional practice that has become known around the world as "flipping" the class. Now Bergmann has launched an international organization dedicated to the topic.

Vernier Produces Free Collection of STEM-Focused Resources for Teachers

The Oregon-based software company released a number of free resources, including support tools like in-person workshops, webinars, video tutorials, grant opportunities and more.

34 Teachers Will Attend Smithsonian STEM Academies This Summer

The Dow-CH2M Smithsonian Teacher Scholar Program, designed to help teachers develop skills in science, technology, engineering and math education, will bring 34 teachers from five states to Washington, D.C., this summer to participate in professional development academies at the Smithsonian.

Greene County School Teachers Practice CBL for Their PD

A Tennessee school district will be issuing digital badges to its teachers to recognize their professional learning achievements.

THE Journal's ISTE 2016 Conference Guide

This year's ISTE conference includes 1,164 sessions 625 companies. That's a lot of ground to cover in a mere four days! To help you make the most of your time at the show, we've rounded up this ISTE highlight tour for your visit.

South San Francisco District Launches First Summer STEM Institute

The South San Francisco Unified School District is launching its first-ever Summer STEM Institute in an effort to prepare its students for professions in the 21st century.

iNACOL to Host Personalized Learning State Policy Webinar

The International Association for K-12 Online Learning will host a webinar Tuesday, June 21 designed to look into promising state policies designed to enable and scale personalized learning.

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