Tags professional development

Lehigh U. to offer new online education certificate through Discovery Education

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

Courses in a new online certificate target educators seeking to “hone their instructional practice in the remote learning environment."

Tech companies ask Biden for more education support, student data

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

In a letter to the incoming administration, a group of companies stressed the importance of technology to facilitate high-quality learning, the need for additional funding, professional development and the value of data in assessing students.

Arizona State University launches virtual teacher institute

by Betsy Foresman • 8 months ago

As the fall semester approaches, a new professional development program aims to help Arizona's K-12 instructors get up to speed on virtual instruction.

Illinois launches STEM website to improve education access

by Betsy Foresman • 9 months ago

A new website showcases STEM resources like career-development events, virtual summer camps and learning centers at local universities or community colleges.

Vanderbilt University joins higher education's crusade to support online teaching

by Betsy Foresman • 9 months ago

Like many colleges and universities preparing to continue online teaching for the fall semester, Vanderbilt University is providing its faculty with critical resources to support remote learning.

Florida International University hosts webinar for K-12 online learning

by Betsy Foresman • 9 months ago

After many K-12 teachers struggled with the sudden rush to remote learning, Florida International University has joined the higher education institutions now teaching lesson design, organization techniques how to use and how to use video and digital tools.

Why digital equity entails more than giving students devices

by Betsy Foresman • 11 months ago

Dewayne McClary, formerly with DC Public Schools, said educators must also teach students how to be digital citizens and develop integrated curriculums.

Sacramento State to host virtual summer camp for faculty

by Betsy Foresman • 11 months ago

With classes set to take place online for the fall semester, the university's online summer camp will help faculty improve their online classes enhance the virtual experience for students.

How one educator uses 'digital playgrounds' to boost engagement

by Betsy Foresman • 11 months ago

Laurie Guyon, assistant coordinator for Model Schools, WSWHE BOCES in New York, said using technology in the classroom can help transform education and facilitate better student engagement.