Professional Development


U of Wyoming Runs STEM Program for K–12 Teachers

The university worked with a Wyoming school district to launch the federally funded professional development program, which trained K–12 teachers on project-based STEM learning.

Carnegie Mellon-Led Project Promotes Data and Technology Fluency

CMU researchers are working with local teachers to implement a pilot program that encourages students to use data, multimedia and technology to express ideas.

Competency STEM Teacher Ed Program Wins State Pre-Approval

A new initiative to test out competency-based learning for training middle and high school teachers in science and math has shown enough mastery to gain the "informal" approval of the state where it's located.

Carnegie Mellon Hosts 12th Annual LearnLab Summer School

The Simon Initiative at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has concluded its 12th annual LearnLab Summer School, a week-long intensive course that teaches graduate students, working professionals and researchers about CMU-developed tools that merge education, data and technology.

NYU Tandon to Host K-12 Students, Teachers for STEMNow

New York University's Tandon School of Engineering will launch its fourth annual STEMNow program this week in an effort to inspire excitement about science, technology, engineering and math among K-12 students.

New York U STEM Program to Give Teachers Industry Experience

STEM teachers will receive a dose of work outside of the classroom as part of a New York University program intended to help them understand how to inject real-world projects into their lessons.

Software, Classroom Management Top Interests Among Educators for Online Professional Learning

According to a new survey, educators typically take advantage of online professional learning (PL) opportunities because they are personally interested in finding out more about subjects; they're most interested in learning about software and digital resources and classroom management; and they're more likely to take advantage if they've been teaching for less than 20 years.

ePortfolio: Changing the Rhetoric of Technology Adoption

Trent Batson explores how a reframing of the notion of 'ePortfolio adoption' may help promote the technology.

Duke Student Project Intends to Enhance Latino Students' English Skills

Led by their professors, a team of undergraduate students at Duke University is working on a project designed to enhance professional development for North Carolina elementary school teachers whose students lack essential English language skills.

Harvard Grad School of Ed Holds Online Data Wise Institute

The Harvard Graduate School of Education has introduced an online version of its Data Wise Leadership Institute.

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