A consortium of rural school districts in Eastern Kentucky is experimenting with microcredentials as a way to personalize teacher learning.
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July 21, 2017
July 13, 2017
The United States Institute of Peace offers free resources to teachers who want to teach peace-building and conflict resolution.
June 30, 2017
At GenCyber camps, educators learn tips and tricks for teaching cybersecurity in hopes of peaking students' interest in the topic.
June 30, 2017
A program used by 11,000 schools across the country simulates conversations about mental health between students and educators.
June 22, 2017
A study of the New Teacher Center's grant program found that student outcomes in math and English/language arts improve when first- and second-year teachers have a mentor.
June 13, 2017
While 85 percent of teacher PD is classroom-focused, very few of those activities are sustained or data driven, a long-running study finds.
May 02, 2017
A new Education Week special report explores strategies that districts and states are using to improve professional development.
April 18, 2017
The teacher-training program, which is a free resource for all educators, focuses on preparing teachers to inspire students.
March 24, 2017
A study by Northwestern University finds that teachers' physical proximity to one another plays an important role in the way they interact and, ultimately, in how successful they are at collaborating.
February 23, 2017
A free online professional-learning course seeks to help teachers gain more authority and autonomy in education policy matters.