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Report looks preparing teachers to lead statistics courses

The American Statistical Association (ASA) has issued the Statistical Education of Teachers (SET) Report, which calls on mathematicians, statisticians, mathematics educators and statistics educators to collaborate in preparing pre-K–12 teachers to teach intellectually demanding statistics courses in their classrooms. SET was commissioned by the ASA to clarify the recommendations for teacher statistical preparation in the Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences’ Mathematical Education of Teachers II report. The ASA’s SET report, which also is a resource stakeholders can use to guide statistics instruction preparation of current and future teachers, was developed by a team of statistics and education experts chaired by Christine...

Professional Development (PD)
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Teachscape now works with the Swivl robot for PD

Teachscape has partnered with Swivl to further support educators in video-based professional development. Through the partnership, educators can use the Swivl Robot, in conjunction with their mobile devices, to…

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Edmodo will host fifth annual EdmodoCon

On August 4, educators from around the globe will join the online educational conference, EdmodoCon, for a full day of professional development and learning. In its fifth year, EdmodoCon…

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ASCD notes Teacher Appreciation Week with free resources

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, ASCD has assembled a list of free professional development resources for teachers seeking to improve their practice. In addition to the free…

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TechShop launches maker space workshops for educators

Seizing hold of the booming maker movement, a new four-day workshop is aiming to walk educators through the steps of designing, equipping and operating successful, safe and inspirational…

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Improve teacher development using a challenge-based model

I could start my workshops by showing teachers how to find and do everything. I could lead them through a step-by-step, do-what-I-do tutorial of various apps —“point here,…

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edWeb launches video site for on-demand PD

edWeb.net, a professional learning and social network for the education community, is launching edWeb.TV, a PD-on-demand service that lets educators search and view edWeb's archive of more than…

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On-demand special ed PD links educators with evidence-based training

With the U.S. special education population having grown by 73 percent in the last three decades, school leaders, teachers and parents are looking for new ways to better…

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University pilots program to train math coaches

A new graduate program designed to prepare math coaches for elementary schools and help raise student math skills is being launched at the University of Maine at Farmington. The…

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Education On Air: Google hosts free online conference

Google for Education will host a free online conference about leading for the future and shaping the modern classroom. Education On Air will take place on May 8-9, and…

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This app is designed to reduce job burnout—and it’s free for educators

A new app, free for all teachers and educators, offers simple strategies to tackle job-related stress and burnout. The app gives users 10-minute activities they can do once…

Upcoming Events

Enhance lessons, engage students and inspire learning with Microsoft solutions

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Teacher Academies are offered as a one-day workshop giving educators an opportunity to choose from a selection of twelve impactful topics that support teaching and learning in the…

Upcoming Webinars

Hillsborough Township Public Schools goes completely 1:1 with Google for Education

Hillsborough Township Public Schools goes completely 1:1 with Google for Education

Date: Thursday, June 4th Time: 3:00 pm EST / 12:00 pm PST   About the event In this webinar, you’ll hear directly from educators at Hillsborough Township Public…

Redesigning Professional Learning with Video: Igniting District-Wide Leadership and Learning

Redesigning Professional Learning with Video: Igniting District-Wide Leadership and Learning

Date: Tuesday, June 2nd Time: 3:00 pm EST / 12:00 pm PST   About the event We know, from the research, that teacher effectiveness is the single biggest…

3D Printing: From Classroom Applications to the International Space Station

3D Printing: From Classroom Applications to the International Space Station

      Date: Wednesday, May 14th Time: 2:00 pm EST / 11:00 am PST   In the technological world that we live in, we have many choices when…

Archived Webinars

Chardon Local Schools Connects Directly to First Responders with an Instant Line of Communication

Chardon Local Schools Connects Directly to First Responders with an Instant Line of Communication

      Date: Wednesday, May 13th Time: 2:00 pm EST / 11:00 am PST   Learn how Chardon Local Schools in Ohio has transformed safety for their students…

Beyond the 3 Rs: A Tool to Teach 21st Century Learning

Beyond the 3 Rs: A Tool to Teach 21st Century Learning

Date: Wednesday, April 29th Time: 3:00 pm EST / 12:00 pm PST   Your students are digital natives. They’ve always lived in a world with mobile devices and…

Protect Students. Secure Data.

Protect Students. Secure Data.

Date: Tuesday, April 28th Time: 2:00 pm EST / 11:00 am PST   eLearning, the adoption of mobility, social media, and online collaboration are the most significant changes…

Moving Beyond Textbook Replacement to Personalize the Student Learning Experience

Moving Beyond Textbook Replacement to Personalize the Student Learning Experience

Date: Wednesday, April 15th Time: 2:00 pm EST / 11:00 am PST     Many schools and districts have implemented a 1:1 initiative or various other types of…

Appy Hour: From Strategic to Tactical, Getting The Most Out of Classroom Technology

Appy Hour: From Strategic to Tactical, Getting The Most Out of Classroom Technology

Date: Tuesday, March 24th Time: 2:00 pm EST / 11:00 am PST   This webinar will discuss what to do AFTER the 1:1 rollout happens, and how to…

The Role of Video in Making the Shift to Standards-Aligned ELA Instruction

The Role of Video in Making the Shift to Standards-Aligned ELA Instruction

Date: Tuesday, March 31st Time: 3:00 pm EST / 12:00 pm PST   Fulfilling the promise of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) requires sustainable implementation support in…