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13 of the Best Education Conferences To Check Out in 2024

Education conferences give teachers, administrators, and other education professionals a chance to explore new ideas and strategies, network with their peers, and recharge their excitement for teaching. Plus,…  learn more

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If I Knew Then: A Letter to Me on My First Day Teaching

SoulPancake and Edutopia asked teachers to write a letter to themselves on their first day teaching. This is their thoughts. Hang in there.  learn more

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Teacher's Learning Center

Teacher’s Learning Center (TLC) has been offering graduate courses for teachers for over 11 years (previously through North Dakota State University). The founder and head instructor, Joseph C’de…  learn more

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Educational Development Center

The Education Development Center (EDC) supports and documents a wide range of education projects and research studies. From professional development materials for teachers to research reports for policymakers,…  learn more

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ATLAS Communities

Harvard created the ATLAS Communities project which stretches further and links teachers at the elementary, middle and high school level. Discussion groups and case studies illustrated the process.  learn more

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National Writing Project

The National Writing Project has worked hard to cultivate the concept of teacher as researcher. Online collaboration and publishing have bound this community, spread all over the US,…  learn more

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Asia Society: Center for Global Education

Asia Society provides classroom resources and professional development opportunities.  learn more

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Preparing Teachers for Family Involvement

One important aspect of family involvement that has been consistently overlooked is the need to prepare teachers for intensive work with families and communities. This study from the…  learn more

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TCEA: Self-Paced Courses for Educators

Ready to unleash your professional potential and maximize learning in your school? Let us guide you with real solutions for your classroom. We built our self-paced, online certifications…  learn more

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TechNotes: PERSONALITY TEST FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

As a professional development provider, TCEA prides itself on ensuring that the learning we offer is engaging. After all, the research is clear that someone has to want to learn…  learn more

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Alison: Empower Yourself

At Alison, we’re so passionate about education that we seek out courses that can be offered to our learners for free, with no strings attached. This passion means…  learn more

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Readlax

Productivity Platform Readlax is #1 All-In-One Productivity Platform. It includes:  Brain Training, Speed Training, Touch Typing, Smart Notes, Reader View  learn more

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American Educational Research Association

A special interest group under the auspices of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) connects researchers and teachers. AERA encourages scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation, and…  learn more

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Teaching Channel

Teaching Channel is a thriving online community where teachers can watch, share, and learn diverse techniques to help every student grow. To be a trusted partner committed to…  learn more

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WestEd: Professional Development

WestEd offers professional development, evaluation, research, coaching, and assessment development in all STEM subjects. Their resources include teacher professional development and classroom lessons to help students, address and…  learn more

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Habits of Mind Primer: Cultivating Real Life Behaviors and Skills

Habits of mind are the critical life skills that students needs to be successful in school and life. Participants will learn practical strategies to help students at all…  learn more

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PBS Kids: Self-Paced Learning for PreK-2 Teachers

PBS KIDS offers this FREE special collection of flexible self-paced learning to help inspire teachers and provide support for the classroom. Choose from several learning experiences designed to spark new ideas…  learn more

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Bring Media Literacy and Media Making to Your Teaching

Enroll now in FREE self-paced online courses with step-by-step videos and hands-on activities.  Brought to you by public media station KQED, an NPR and PBS member station. Featured Courses…  learn more

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iCivics: Professional Development

Learn with iCivics at your convenience with professional development resources. Master new skills, explore new ideas, and build your teaching toolbox with our growing library of on-demand professional…  learn more

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Get Educated

Get Educated, a distance learning resource center serves the population of students, eligible for adult education. They publish a free monthly newsletter - back issues are available at…  learn more

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MICROSOFT LEARN Educator Center

Dive deep into learning with interactive lessons, earn professional development hours, acquire certifications and find programs that help meet your goals.  learn more

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What's Happening in Education

MICROSOFT LEARN EDUCATOR CENTER Explore new content available in Learn and topics trending in education.  learn more

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ExPLorations: Micro Professional Learning for Educators

ExPLorations are online, on-demand professional learning courses for all educators. These engaging microlearning sessions are designed for teachers and leaders to gain new strategies and application tools, all…  learn more

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Six Must Read Books Of Teacher Professional Development

There are many ways teachers can employ TPD, namely: professional learning communities, action research, reading books, sharing sessions, workshops, taking part in seminars and conferences….etc. Many researchers (S.…  learn more

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upEducators: Best Online Courses & Certifications for Teachers

upEducators is an Institute started to empower Teachers with Technology to create digital classroom at zero cost, to promote their training institute and to reduce the digital divide…  learn more

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Online Courses for Teachers

Teaching Channel. We create transformational and sustainable learning experiences for aspiring educators, classroom teachers, and education leaders that optimize outcomes for students in school and beyond.  learn more

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SPARK University

SPARK U is a hands-on professional development curriculum, providing teachers at every career-stage with proven classroom leadership strategies. SPARK U empowers graduates with a set of powerful skills…  learn more

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PBS Media Literacy Educator Certification

FREE from PBS and KQED Earn certification by completing 8 micro-credentials that help you demonstrate your expertise in teaching K-12 students (or fellow educators) to think critically about their…  learn more

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Edutopia: Professional Learning

Edutopia Online, sponsored by the George Lucas Foundation, documents and disseminates innovative practices for administrators. Educators must always hone their craft. Discover the many formal and informal professional…  learn more

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Learners Edge: Teacher Resources

Company Overview All three organizations which comprise Learners Edge (iteach, Teaching Channel, and Learners Edge) were founded by educators who identified a better way to utilize technology to…  learn more

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GCFLearnFree.org

For more than a decade, the GCFLearnFree.org program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century.…  learn more

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Graduate CE for Teachers

Career Advancement Courses & Masters Degrees for Teachers MTI is a national provider of inexpensive and university-accredited K-12 teacher professional development for salary advancement, state re-certification, and continuing…  learn more

EdPuzzle: Online Professional Development

Learn at your own pace and get certified!  With just one click, you can find video lessons created by other teachers, including formative assessment! Another click and you…  learn more

The Art of Education University

For Art Teachers, By Art Teachers Art educators deserve support at every stage of their careers. Discover a rich K-12 visual arts curriculum, professional development, relevant resources, online…  learn more

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OTIS for Educators

OTIS is Online Technology and Instructional session. Our virtual professional development courses provide the training, support, and inspiration to help you transform learning. Explore the technology, tools, and…  learn more

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Applied Math and Science Educational Repository

AMSER is a portal of educational resources and services built specifically for use by those in Community and Technical Colleges but free for anyone to use. AMSER is funded by the National Science Foundation as part of the National Science Digital…  learn more

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ChatGPT Masterclass For Educators

ChatGPT is a game-changer for teachers. Learning how to use it well will save you hundreds of hours as a teacher. Dive into the world of ChatGPT and…  learn more

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Summer Book 2023 Club Book for K-8 Educators

The BookmarkED 2023 Book Club is a one-of-a-kind online experience for K-8 teachers. This event brings together authors, teachers, and artists to explore literacy in a whole new way. This asynchronous,…  learn more

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GCFGlobal

What is GCFGlobal.org? For almost 20 years, the GCFGlobal.org program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st…  learn more

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TeachersFirst: Free Online Professional Development

Reenergize, renew, and take time for your interests this summer with free virtual professional learning from TeachersFirst! Our offerings are available in three formats to suit how you…  learn more

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MEET ALDO: AMAZING LESSON DESIGN OUTLINE

Ever wish you had an easy-to-follow checklist when designing learning for students? I know I have…often. Some of my colleagues effortlessly design amazing lessons, but I have to…  learn more

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SimpleK12

We empower educators with trainings created by teachers for teachers.  Join engaging live, weekly workshops or watch them on-demand when your schedule permits.   Live virtual workshops or…  learn more

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Course Hero

Course Hero is an online learning platform where you can access over 25 million course-specific study resources contributed by a community of students and educators. Students can find…  learn more

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Better Lessons Professional Development

Professional Development Transformed. Go beyond PD day with comprehensive professional learning programs that work. Connected professional learning supports every educator, every day with the tools and resources they…  learn more

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National Virtual Teacher Association

NVTA Certification Being a great teacher in the classroom is an amazing accomplishment. Learning how to do it both in-person and online allows you to really push the…  learn more

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EdTechTeam Online Courses

The courses listed are currently approved by Adams State for graduate credit units towards relicensure or salary schedule advancement. Each course syllabus is listed beneath the course should you require…  learn more

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Microsoft in Education Day – Free Tools for Assessment

Join us July 27, 2023, for a full day of OK2Ask® workshops featuring strategies, tips, and tricks for using free tools from Microsoft for assessment—no paid license required!…  learn more

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Are You a 21st Century Teacher?

The 21st Century Teacher Scorecard is the ideal tool for any teacher looking to design highly engaging lessons using technology. Only through empowering yourself with the necessary skills and knowledge can…  learn more

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Internet Safety for Kids

In this free tutorial, learn tips and strategies to keep your kids safe from hackers, predators, and cyberbullies.  learn more

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Why Every Teacher Needs A Professional Learning Network

According to Marc-André Lalande, “a Personal Learning Network is a way of describing the group of people that you connect with to learn their ideas, their questions, their…  learn more

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Canvas Network: Free Courses

Lifelong learning for educators go hand-in-hand with Canvas Network's open and online courses, taught by experts and institutions worldwide.  learn more

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EdgeU Badges

Edge•U offers a focus on professional development and a commitment to a vibrant, engaging learning environment for educators and faculty. We believe that dedication to professional learning can…  learn more

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KQED Teach

Bring Media Literacy and Media Making to Your Teaching Enroll now in FREE self-paced online courses with step-by-step videos and hands-on activities. Brought to you by public media…  learn more

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Microsoft Education Center

Dive deep into learning with interactive lessons, earn professional development hours, acquire certifications and find programs that help meet your goals.  learn more

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Books Every Educator And Teacher Should Read

Many people would confirm the statement that says: ‘reading is the ultimate source of learning’. We all realize that learning is never circumscribed to a certain period of time.…  learn more

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5 Summer Professional Development Ideas for Teachers

Summer professional development opportunities can be done by the pool or while on vacation. The last thing some of us want to do in the summer is take…  learn more

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ISTE: ONLINE COURSES ON ESSENTIAL TOPICS FOR EDUCATORS

Build relevant skills for education today. Sharpen your skills and learn to accelerate innovation in your school or learning community when you take a course from ISTE U.…  learn more

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Reading 101: A Guide to Teaching Reading and Writing

Reading 101 is a self-paced professional development course for K-3 teachers, developed by Reading Rockets. The program provides teachers with an in-depth knowledge of reading and writing so…  learn more

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10 FREE GENERATIVE AI COURSES OFFERED BY GOOGLE

TechNotes. Want to learn more about Generative AI? Google has you covered with their recent announcement of ten free courses! Come along and take a quick tour of…  learn more

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Annenberg Learner: Teacher Professional Development

Annenberg Learner provides continuing education and graduate-level courses, in partnership with Colorado State University and PBS TeacherLine.  learn more

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Digital Imaging 1: Digital Photography Basics

Whether you just got a digital camera (or smart phone), are new to photography, or have a little experience, this course is for you. Each chapter will provide…  learn more

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15 Great Books for Summer Reading List 2023

As an educator, I’ve had the pleasure of exploring a diverse array of books, each one shedding a unique light on the fascinating realm of education. From classroom…  learn more

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Exploratorium: Professional Development

Professional Development Programs At the Exploratorium, we support educators. Whether inside the museum or on the other side of the planet, in school settings or out in the…  learn more

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Reading & Writing in the Disciplines

Learn research, practice, and tools for integrating discipline literacy into mathematics, science, English, and history/social studies content based lessons.  learn more

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Wondrium

Wondrium brings you engaging, educational content through short-form videos, long-form courses, tutorials, how-to lessons, travelogues, documentaries, and more, covering every topic you’ve ever wondered about and many you…  learn more

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Tech & Learning: Professional Learning Community

Professional learning communities (PLCs) help teachers thrive, which ultimately increases teacher morale and retention. Here’s how it works. Erik Ofgang 9.19.2022  learn more

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WNET: Free Educator Workshops

The mission of the Kids’ Media and Education team at WNET is to expand minds, ignite curiosity, and help children become confident and caring people. WNET creates video…  learn more

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DigitalLearn: Tools and Resources for Trainers

Select a course below to view and download the supporting materials. Supporting materials vary by course but typically contain: Instructor's Guide/Design Document Activity Sheet Handouts PowerPoint Presentations Practice…  learn more

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Summer Reading for Teachers

Looking for a great book to read at the beach or for several to recommend to your summer book club? Check out this slideshow of fiction and non-fiction…  learn more

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AI Course for Educators

An Essential Guide to AI for Educators. This FREE 2-hour, hands-on course is designed to help educators get started using ChatGPT to save time, engage students, and implement…  learn more

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Online professional development for History teachers

Find great PD opportunities to help support your teaching of history.  Here is a list of some excellent learning for you. Courses are provided by Coursera and cover…  learn more

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Alison: Free Learning Platform

Alison offers over 4000 free online courses across nine distinct categories. The types of courses across the categories include: Certificate Courses and Diploma Courses Alison is one of…  learn more