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PD Proven to Impact Achievement

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"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." -Benjamin Franklin.

The quote may be old, but it's still true.

Engaging and inspiring today's learners requires keeping up with changing instructional practices.

Is your PD solution helping your teachers keep up?

Today's students are different. Today's world is different. The changes suggest a very different role for schools and teachers. The research is clear; students achieve more when taught by teachers using Atomic Learning's online Professional Development.

Learn about a proven approach.

Think you know Atomic Learning? Think again.



Simplifying the Delivery of PD for PD Directors

Complete with a custom training tool that allows for uploading and sharing of training specific to a district or school, as well as a comprehensive reporting system that tracks individual activity, Atomic Learning expands training opportunities and simplifies the delivery of professional development. Learn more about the Atomic Learning solution.

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iPad Initiatives Need PD

A recent blog post entitled "Best Practices for Deploying iPads in Schools"  gives advice to schools embarking on an iPad initiative. While the article gives some great ideas for a successful implementation, the resounding conclusion prevails: Without professional development and a set plan in place, educators in individual classes might be stumped by how to set up iPads for different uses. This is why Atomic Learning created the Atomic Mobilize solution, a repository of online professional development resources and planning tools focusing on helping educators realize the full potential mobile devices provide in the classroom. What Atomic Mobilize Includes:     Planning for Success     Logistics     Ensuring Effective PD     Leading Change     Teaching Life Skills     Classroom Management Strategies     5 Minutes to Success     Success Stories     Adapting a Lesson     Additional Lesson Ideas & Training

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Recognize PD Efforts

Budget cuts, limited time, and limited resources often make finding the right professional development suitable to the diverse needs of districts challenging. Atomic Learning's research-driven solutions provide educators the means to reflect on what they have learned to best integrate the lessons-learned into their classroom, and the ability to showcase their skills in the classroom.  Want to learn more about these solutions? Atomic IntegrateAtomic TechCoreAtomic MobilizeAtomic CatalystAtomic Assist  

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Mobile Learning PD Course Offers Educators Classroom Projects and Lessons

Everywhere you look someone is using a mobile device. So, it's no surprise that educators are needing to embrace these technologies as tools to impact teaching & learning. The "Going Mobile" course will expose teachers to a variety of tools and strategies to get the most out of mobile devices in the classroom. There's still time to join the Atomic Catalyst course starting on October 29! This Instructor-Led Online PD Course focuses on developing strategies for including portable computing devices in classroom projects and lessons, including the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad™, and other cell phones and mobile computing platforms. These devices enable real time communication and feedback, as well as access to textbooks and reference sources. More importantly, they open the door to educational innovations that take advantage of ubiquitous, "always on" computing and communication. October 29—December 3, 2012* | Weekly Webinar: Mondays, 6pm-7pm CST Register now. *Other dates avaiable, visit https://store.atomiclearning.com/going_mobile.html to see the full schedule. If your school or district is embarking on a mobile initiative, learn from others who have been there, done that. Check out the Atomic Mobilize solution.

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SIIA Honors Industry Veterans with Lifetime Achievement Award and Ed Tech Impact Award

Washington, D.C. (April 30, 2015) – The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announces that it will honor Tom Snyder, founder of Tom Snyder Productions, with its prestigious Education Lifetime Achievement Award. SIIA will also present its Ed Tech Impact Award to Farimah Schuerman, senior vice president for strategy and alliances of Copia Interactive, during the upcoming Education Industry Summit held in San Francisco May 3-5.

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MeTEOR Education’s High-Impact Learning Environments Increase Cooperative Student Engagement

Two out of Three Students Surveyed in Burnet CISD Believe New Classrooms Benefitted Their Learning; 94 Percent Felt Collaboration Made Easier   Gainesville, FL, June 26, 2017 – Burnet Consolidated Independent School District in Burnet, Texas is seeing a leap in student engagement after its successful installation of new transformational learning spaces with the help of leading educational services partner MeTEOR Education. In the fall of 2016, the district began piloting the Inspired Classroom project, which uses an infusion of technology, high-impact classroom furniture and teachers’ creativity to create classrooms that look, feel and operate differently than traditional models. The pilot was made possible through a donation provided by the Franklin I Fickett Foundation.

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SIIA Honors Industry Veterans with Lifetime Achievement, Ed Tech Impact and Best Overall Education Solution CODiE Awards

Three change-makers in education technology and one company recognized during the 13th annual Education Industry Symposium DENVER (July 27, 2016) – The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced the recipients of three industry awards: Lifetime Achievement Award, Ed Tech Impact Award and Best Overall CODiE Education Solution. Mark McCusker, CEO of Texthelp Ltd. was honored with ETIN’s prestigious Education Lifetime Achievement Award. SIIA also presented its Ed Tech Impact Award to Michael Jay, President and Founder of Educational Systemics and Kevin Custer, Co-Founder of Arc Capital Development. The Best Overall Education Solution CODiE Award was presented to Schoology. The awards were presented during the annual Education Industry Symposium held in Denver July 25-27.