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For Teachers

Technology is a powerful tool to support teachers. The following resources are available to help teachers transition to using technology to enhance learning activities as well as collaborate and engage with other educators.

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Future Ready Schools: Professional Learning Toolkit

November 2014

The toolkit provides rubrics, checklists and examples to assist district teams as they develop, refine, and evaluate professional learning plans that align with their capacity, learning goals, and standards of professional learning. In particular, the toolkit focuses on how districts can use technology to connect educators and provide tailored professional learning experiences.

Innovation in the Classroom

Games for Learning

Video games are important learning tools that provide immersive, interactive, and creative spaces for students to learn and explore in the 21st century classroom. ED is committed to fostering the broader adoption of high quality games in schools and informal learning settings.

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Connected Educators Project

The Connected Educators project is designed to help educators leverage online communities of practice to connect around improving teacher and leader effectiveness and enhancing student learning. Through more efficient and coordinated online participation, educators will be better able to share practices, access experts, and solve problems that require systemic solutions in order to improve the opportunity to learn.

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Twitter Chats for Educators

Technology can make it easier to collaborate and share best practices. Participating in education Twitter chats is an effective way to connect with fellow educators and expand your professional learning community. The following page is a directory of suggested education chats on Twitter.

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