Each week the hosts of the podcastPunk Rock Classrooms, Mike Earnshaw (principal in Illinois) and Josh Buckley (teacher in Arizona), discuss how punk rock shaped their educational philosophy and show educators, punk or not, how they can bring a punk rock mindset into their classrooms and their schools.
Expand your skills in instructional design and learn to evaluate the impact of technology on learning. The educational technology programs offered online through Penn State World Campus in collaboration with Penn State’s distinguished College of Education can help you incorporate technology to more effectively engage learners and improve the quality of learning experiences. These programs are consistently ranked among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report. Penn State World Campus offers the following online programs to help you become a better educator: Master of Education in Learning, Design, and Technology; and Postbaccalaureate Certificates in E-Learning Design, Educational Technology Integration, and Teaching and Learning Online in K–12 Settings.
The nonprofit Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME) has created and shared an open-source guide for school librarians engaged in curating open educational resources. Drawing lessons from school districts and libraries, ISKME developed the free guidebook to help school librarians and district officials develop a coherent roadmap for OER curation and implementation.
Since its launch in 2011, the Teaching with the Library of Congress blog has included more than 900 posts covering a wide range of topics and suggesting various strategies for deepening student engagement and learning.