Read about local projects and initiatives related to applications of digital technology to education, as they appeared in the media.
The grant will focus on increasing access and support to secondary students taking online courses, as well as increasing teacher awareness of the potential of blended teaching to enhance students’ learning opportunities in traditional classrooms. The University of Rochester Center for Learning in the Digital Age will collaborate in the design and development of key professional development offerings.
This project will enable six consortium district members – Auburn, Dansville, East Irondequoit, Geneva, Newark, and Penn Yan — to develop internal capacity to promote and support their digital conversion efforts. Other Consortium districts may benefit from this project in the future, as some of the professional learning experiences developed through this project could be repeated and leveraged. This is an example of the power of collaboration between Consortium members.
Announcing a unique opportunity for STEM majors and career changers to pursue tuition-free a master’s degree leading to NYS teaching certification as well as an Advanced Certificate in K-12 Digitally-Rich Teaching at the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester