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Odysseyware launches new professional learning series

eSchool News

The series will include virtual and live events focused on industry best practices. The sequence of professional learning opportunities will highlight the unique ways schools and districts nationwide are implementing innovative strategies and new instructional models to transform learning for their students. These models are ushering in a new era of personalized learning pathways, teacher empowerment, and student choice. News Professional Development

Implementing an Effective Learner-Centered Approach

edWeb.net

Shifting from an industrial-age education model to a post-industrial learner-centered model is an essential part of preparing students for college and 21 st century careers, and the process works best when the learner-centered approach is applied to the professional learning of teachers and administrators, as well as the education of their students. Application to Professional Learning. This edWeb webinar was sponsored by Altitude Learning.

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The silver lining of Computer Science teacher shortages

The Christensen Institute

These days it seems that everyone wants to learn computer science. Over 90% of parents want their child to learn CS. With half a million unfilled computing jobs, the tech industry has a vested interest as well. In my own experience, I know that as a short-term solution, teachers of other subjects are attending summer professional development workshops to learn the basics of teaching CS. Rethinking teaching and learning.

Supporting Teachers: Our Hoover Dam

ExcelinEd

Especially during this pandemic year, states are wisely providing devices for students to learn at home. This school year, teachers face an unprecedented challenge teaching students both in person and at home—students who have experienced significant learning loss and trauma.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

techlearning

Software & Online ALMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. www.getalma.com ) Alma Technologies has announced it is allowing any SQL-based business intelligence tool, such as Tableau and Jaspersoft, to access data from its modern, student information system and learning management system. BLACKBOARD ALLY ( www.blackboard.com ) Blackboard announced that Blackboard Ally is now available for multiple learning management systems used by K-12 school districts.