Professional Development


U Virginia Researchers Launch Middle School Advanced Manufacturing Academy

The Curry School of Education and the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia have launched a new lab school that puts digital fabrication technologies in the hands of middle schoolers.

Free Online Workshop Addresses Accessibility in the Curriculum

In support of National Disability Awareness Month, Atomic Leaning has launched a free online workshop focused on accessibility in education.

McGraw-Hill Debuts On-demand Professional Development Program

A new on-demand professional development resource aims to help faculty get up to speed on emerging technologies.

U Chicago, Northwestern Open Professional Development Network for Women in STEM

Northwestern University and the University of Chicago have joined forces to open a professional development program for women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Gardner Webb U Adopts Online Teacher Prep Program

Gardner-Webb University's School of Education this fall began using a new Web-based program to augment in-class instruction and help student educators fine tune their teaching practices.

U Minnesota Joins with Teach for America for New Teacher Prep Program

University of Minnesota–Twin Cities will team up with Teach for America to create an alternative teacher preparation program for TFA participants, a first for the state.

Report: The Future of Collaboration Is Cross-Platform

By 2016, most collaborative technologies will be available across devices, from Web browsers to desktop software to native smart phone and tablet apps, according to a new report.

First STEMx MOOC Takes Place Sept. 19–21

The International Society for Technology in Education will host the 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference, a MOOC dedicated to STEMx educators.

Free Digital Learning Transition MOOC for Educators Starts Sept. 30

The Alliance for Excellent Education and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at North Carolina State University have announced a new version of their free Digital Learning Transition massive open online course (MOOC) for educators.

New MOOC Explores Role of Badges for Professional Credentials

The WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET), Mozilla, Blackboard, and Sage Road Solutions have joined forces to offer a new MOOC that will delve into the subject of badges for academic and professional credentials.