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edX joins ConnectED efforts with PD courses for teachers

By Laura Devaney
November 21st, 2014

Partnership offers courses to help teachers use tech in more empowered ways

edX-ConnectEDAnswering President Obama’s call to help schools embrace technology and digital learning in U.S. classrooms, edX will offer professional development courses for teachers.

As part of ConnectEd, edX partner universities and colleges will offer teacher professional development courses, along with courses to prepare students for AP exams.

“EdX and our university partners are pleased to stand with President Obama to offer U.S. teachers and school districts free, innovative resources to improve teaching and learning outcomes,” said Anant Agarwal, edX CEO. “These courses will empower teachers to use technology in the classroom in creative and personalized ways.”

(Next page: What the partnership will entail)