Despite formidable barriers to adoption, a recent study suggests micro-credentials and digital badges could revamp teachers' professional development.
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October 20, 2015
August 20, 2015
The website tes.com joins a growing number of online resources that allow educators to share the content they create, either for free or at a price.
August 19, 2015
The Edcamp Foundation, which supports "un-conferences" of teachers that serve as alternatives to traditional professional development, will receive $2 million from the Gates Foundation.
June 26, 2015
Roughly 18,000 ed-tech enthusiasts will descend on Philadelphia this weekend for the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education.
April 16, 2015
Does providing more teachers with basic training, or a few teachers with intensive training, result in the most impactful integration of classroom technology?
April 13, 2015
One hundred K-12 educators nationwide were selected for PBS LearningMedia's Digital Innovators program, which recognizes effective use of technology in the classroom.
March 10, 2015
More than 30 groups representing school officials and educational data-use proponents have signed on to new principles related to student data.
February 05, 2015
Patty Quiñones, the executive director of innovation for the St. Vrain Valley Schools in Colorado, talks about boosting STEM education at all levels.
December 19, 2014
Guests Holly Clark and Kyle Pace debated Chromebooks versus iPads in an #EWedchat this week. Chat participants discussed the pros and cons of each device and shared resources for educators.
November 11, 2014
A recent study challenges the notion that poor integration of technology in classrooms stems from teachers' inexperience with technology outside of classrooms.