Teachers who took online professional development courses improved their instruction and subject knowledge, as well as produced gains in student achievement, says a new study by e-Learning for Educators, a 10-state consortium funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Ready to Teach program. The 330 teachers in the study participated in three 30-hour online professional development courses developed by the Education Development Center's EdTech Leaders Online, or ETLO. The teachers included elementary and middle school math teachers, as well as language arts teachers. "While a growing body of research demonstrates online learning's effectiveness at the college level, very few ...


A U.S.District judge Monday ruled the lawyer pressing civil charges in the now-famous webcam incident deserves compensation from the district he's pressing charges against.


The move reflects increasing legitimacy given to some online institutions even by organizations previously wary of online learning.


The online learning association examined the virtual education components in the 19 finalists' applications for Race to the Top funds.


The social networking giant is suing a fledgling and yet-to-open teacher networking site over the use of 'book' in it's name.


Texas launches a free iTunes education channel, continuing a recent trend of government initiatives to organize digital education resources.


There's still time to register for our Unleashing Technology to Personalize Learning leadership forums on Oct. 5 in Washington or Oct. 8 in Boston.


Burley Elementary School in Chicago will be using iPads to help students answer abstract questions, refine their handwriting, and take audio notes.


Often ignored is the Web's potential to reshape the study of history and other humanities.


An investigative story by ABC news reports that for-profit online higher education giant University of Phoenix made false promises to several want-to-be teachers.


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