Summer is the perfect time to pursue some personal and professional learning goals. This week’s top ten is full of opportunities to do just that. From KQED’s cool new channel for teachers to a new Data Science course available on EdX, we think there’s something of interest to everyone in this week’s news roundup.
1. KQED Teach
— KQED Education (@KQEDedspace) July 14, 2016
Speaking of social learning, check out the Edmodocon posts on Edmodo all month.
2. Digital Future Planning
And check out Tom’s roundup of grade 6-12 career awareness tools and tips.
Dollars & Deals
3. $15M Diversity Donation
Want to know how to prepare more coding teachers? Check out Megan Nichols’ post.
4. $10M to Modo Labs
For more on HigherEd engagement, check out 15 HigherEd Student Personas That Will Help You Redesign Learner Experience
Higher, Deeper, Further, Faster Learning
5. Class Dojo’s Student Stories
Research & Reports
6. JFF on CBE
For some how-to advice, check out Chris Sturgis’ series on standards-based grading
7. Parent Connections on The Hill
— Carri Schneider (@CarriSchneider) July 14, 2016
8. GenForward Survey Results
More? Check out #GenDIY, 100 stories by/about young people charting their own course.
Teachers & Tech-ers
9. Deans Impacting Future Educators
— Deans for Impact (@deansforimpact) July 14, 2016
For more on teacher prep, check out the great collection on High Tech High Graduate School of Education.
10. Microsoft EdX
For more, see:
- Infographic | Professional Learning That Transforms
- Revolutionizing Teacher Professional Development
- Visiting Schools: Transformative Professional Learning
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