The Shadow a Student Challenge is an engaging, illuminating, and supportive journey where school leaders come together to empathize with their students and take new kinds of action at their school. The challenge is an initiative of IDEO’s SchoolRetool, a professional development fellowship that helps school leaders redesign their school cultures using the small, scrappy experiments called “hacks” introduced in the Shadow a Student Challenge.
Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education have launched Ignite My Future in School, an initiative to transform the way students across America learn through computational thinking, a foundational 21st century skill for successful careers in every sector. The journey into the world of transdisciplinary instruction and computational problem solving starts with the suite of professional development tools.
With research backed by the nonprofit group Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS), Science Teachers Learning through Lesson Analysis (STeLLA) is a nationally recognized program that explores the role that lesson analysis plays during professional development.
Honeywell Hometown Solutions, in partnership with the US Space and Rocket Center, sponsors the annual Honeywell Educators at Space Academy, a five-day program consisting of 45 hours of classroom, laboratory, and training sessions that focus on space science and exploration.