Professional Development

Can We Do A Better Job of Marrying Tech With Ed?

Can We Do A Better Job of Marrying Tech With Ed?

Dr. Peggy Grant and Dale Basye, content developers at Clarity Innovations in Portland, Oregon, talked with the Core about efforts being made to more thoughtfully combine technology with educational needs. Grant and Basye bring a diverse background of education and media to their work and discuss how students can take part in their own learning(…)

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BloomBoard CEO Jason Lange Talks EdTech Strategy

BloomBoard CEO Jason Lange Talks EdTech Strategy

Jason Lange joins the Core to discuss all things BloomBoard, the edtech world and the struggles to successfully navigate the education landscape. Jason goes into great detail the approach BloomBoard has taken to enhance educator growth. You’ll also learn how a chance-encounter and lunch with USDOE’s Arne Duncan changed Jason’s career path. We dive into(…)

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Education Technology Changing Face of Dyslexia

Education Technology Changing Face of Dyslexia

Please join me as we explore Dyslexia and ed tech solutions in a 5-part series with Dr. Michael Hart. Dr. Hart is the Principal and Owner of DoctorMichaelHart.com, has special expertise in dyslexia and attention deficit disorders. After 25 years of practice, he now provides online services including consultations, courses and webinars. He blogs regularly and writes(…)

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New CAEP Standards Reshaping Teacher Preparation

New CAEP Standards Reshaping Teacher Preparation

Dr. James Cibulka, President of Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), spent time with the Core discussing the new standards and performance reporting driving reform for teacher preparation programs across the country. We discuss the rationale behind the changes and the role teacher unions played in the overall development. Cibulka also shares his(…)

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Intel Education’s Director of Strategy and Marketing Dr. Eileen Lento

Intel Education’s Director of Strategy and Marketing Dr. Eileen Lento

Dr. Eileen Lento drops by to talk all things education technology and her work as the Director of Strategy and Marketing at Intel Education and has been an integral voice with ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) as a board member for the last four years. Dr. Lento also discusses her role in the upcoming(…)

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Teaching Channel CEO Pat Wasley

Teaching Channel CEO Pat Wasley

The Core enjoyed the opportunity to speak with Teaching Channel CEO Pat Wasley. Pat was at ISTE to unveil the new Teaching Channel Teams that are already getting noticed because of the personal and collaborative approach to PD they offer. Pat’s passion for professional development grew from her years leading young teachers through their preparation(…)

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Teachscape’s Lory Pilchik

Teachscape’s Lory Pilchik

Lory Pilchik, Chief Marketing Officer, of Teachscape sat down with the Core to discuss teacher evaluation at ISTE 2013. Lory shared Teachscape’s vision for the future of evaluating and supporting educators including the changes that have already taken place in the marketplace. The conversation included a discussion about the role philanthropy has played in education(…)

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ASCD Positioned for Growth

ASCD Positioned for Growth

The Core takes a deep dive with the leaders of ASCD! MC Desrosiers (Chief Program Development Officer) and David Hargis (Director, Content Development) talk about digitizing educational content, the Common Core Standards and the role blended learning has in our greater education system. MC and David discuss upcoming offerings from ASCD and future opportunities for(…)

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Microsoft Interviews Dr. Rod Berger

Microsoft Interviews Dr. Rod Berger

This past January I had the pleasure of meeting Microsoft’s VP of Education Anthony Salcito. His passion for education was clearly evident as we discussed global education initiatives. Salcito recently interviewed me for his blog and I appreciate his time and effort to connect with the Core. I think you will enjoy Anthony’s blog as(…)

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