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5 ways to provide meaningful PD in an hour or less

In just five minutes or a lunch period, schools can give teachers a meaningful (and less stuffy) professional development experience.
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From Written to Digital: The New Literacy

Both the 21st-century economy and the careers needed to fuel it are changing at an unprecedented rate. Students must be prepared for nonlinear careers, pivoting to match the ever-changing work landscape. We thus need to rethink not just how we teach our students but what we teach our students.

Recruiting User Research Participants with Social Media |

Recruiting user research participants can be difficult and time consuming. Unless you already have lists of potential participants (such as customers, employees, or members) it can be hard to find and recruit the right people, and using a recruiting company can be expensive. Luckily, social media provides new options for reaching the right audience.

How Far Can Twitter Reach in Good Survey Research?

Several public health researchers are intrigued about the possibility of using Twitter for important surveys. Might what's true forthem also work in the social sciences?

10 Things Survey Researchers Should Know About Twitter - Research Access

Examining Twitter's research potential from a survey research perspective.

Studying society via social media is not so simple

Behavioral scientists have seized on social media and their massive data sets as a way to quickly and cheaply figure out what people are thinking and doing. But some of those tweets and thumbs ups can…

Teachers Turn to Twitter for Solutions, Connection

Educators say the social media platform offers immediacy and practicality often missing from school PD programs.

Watch: The Value of Twitter for Educators

These educator-created videos illustrate the tremendous value of Twitter as a tool for professional development, as well as some its possible applications in the classroom. Why Tweet: A Personal Jo...

Research Update: K-12 Teachers Turning to MOOCs for Professional Development - Market Brief

Recent academic research, and information from a leading commercial provider, sheds light on the popularity of massive, open, online courses among educators.

Spending on Ed-Tech Hardware Hits $15B Worldwide, Report Finds - Market Brief

From mobile computing devices to interactive flat-panel displays, spending on ed-tech hardware increased 7 percent in 2015, Futuresource Consulting found.

Classroom Technologies Haven’t Reached Their Potential

A new survey finds that many teachers aren’t yet experiencing the full benefit of technology.