Collaborations / Common Core

Teacher Summer PD – Thomas Jefferson: Personality, Character and Public Life

The three-week institute Thomas Jefferson: Personality, Character and Public Life, offered by the National Endowment for the Humanities, will take place at Boston University from July 8 to 26, 2013.  Speakers include R. B. Bernstein, Peter Hatch, Joanne Freeman, Jan Lewis, and Peter Onuf. The institute will seek to deepen our understanding of one of … Continue reading

Classroom Technology / Collaboration / Distance Learning / Links / Tech PD / VLC Programs / Web 2.0

CSD Google Workshop for Educators: Search, Learn, Share!

Brought to you by the producers of the Google Teacher Academy, this summer class at Cooperating School Districts in St. Louis is a Google Workshop for Educators (GWE).  It will introduce participants to innovative ways Google tools can be used in education. This full day of fast-paced presentations and hands-on activities includes experience with advanced … Continue reading

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Technology Integration in the Classroom Podcast

The latest podcast offered by Cooperating School Districts features the Virtual Learning Center’s Director, Ruth Litman-Block, on the topic of Technology Integration in the Classroom. Past issues covered include High Cost of Fuel and its Impact on Education and School Reform. Future topics include Preparing Students for the Global Workplace and Public Education and the U.S. … Continue reading