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McGraw-Hill Launches Professional Learning Environment for Teachers
McGraw-Hill Education has unveiled a Professional Learning Environment designed to allow teachers to take control of their own professional development.
The online solution, available via the company's ConnectED learning management system, is "a 24/7 accessible online space that features carefully tailored, easy-to-use tools that support teachers' instructional needs, and, by extension, the individual needs of students," according to a news release.
Features of the Professional Learning Environment include:
- Three-week moderated video courses designed to provide implementation support for the program;
- Discussion boards for sharing and collaborating among teachers and across districts;
- Interactive modules;
- Instructional resources; and
- Progress monitoring tools.
"We strongly believe that teachers are at the center of all learning, and that their power to influence student success surpasses that of any learning tool," said Peter Cohen, president of McGraw-Hill Education's School Group, in a prepared statement. "The launch of our available-anytime Professional Learning Environment reaffirms our commitment to that belief, and, like every one of our digital offerings, aims to support teachers with the best tools possible as they work to prepare students for the future."
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