Math Teachers Circles create a space for educators to connect with the joys of discovery and collaborative problem-solving, creating lessons that inform their classroom practice.
Posts Tagged: professional development
Our partner The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation’s free online Learning Differences course aims to help teachers better understand and meet the needs of all learners. See what a Constance Seibert, a former participant-turned facilitator, has to say about what makes the course so valuable.
Built on principles of evidence-based learning, these twenty micro-credentials from our partner Digital Promise and the Global Financial Literacy Center at George Washington University can help educators prepare to teach a unit or class on personal finance.
Professional development training at Nashville Public Library, a member of the YOUmedia Learning Labs Network, focuses on the planning and designing of programs that are centered around connected learning.
As the use of digital content in education connects to improved teaching and learning, our partner OER Commons aims to elevate the potential of the school librarian, especially in relation to open educational resources (OER).
A professional development program emphasizing process, challenge-based learning, collaboration, and reflection is being held throughout the summer of 2016 by our partner Jacob Burns Film Center to prepare educators to integrate viewing and creating media into their literacy instruction.
A new partnership between the National Writing Project and the National Park Service helps connect students and educators to some of our country’s lesser-known national park resources, and become stronger writers in the process.
Although originally published in the fall of 2015, the insights that author Greg Garner shares about mentorship and leadership still hold strong value in a new year. This piece was originally published as part of the “Innovation to Change Education” blog series by the Professional Learning and Leading Collaborative which is powered by The William & Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.
Launched just last week in celebration of the White House’s Week of Making, CLMOOC is a collaborative, knowledge-building and sharing experience open to anyone interested in making, playing, and learning together about the educational framework known as Connected Learning. The first Make Cycle begins today but anyone is welcome to jump in at any time.
In this Q&A, researchers Shirin Vossoughi and Meg Escudé delve into the dynamics of interaction and learning within spaces of making, with a focus on issues of culture and equity.