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2014-09-24 23:10:15

KDS and RBT develop new course, “Making Student Thinking Visible” New York, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Knowledge Delivery Systems(KDS) and Research for Better Teaching(RBT) have joined forces to create “Making Student Thinking Visible” (MSTV), an in-depth online course. The leading pedagogical practices of Jonathan Saphier, Ed.D. —author of The Skillful Teacher, now in its sixth edition—are brought to life in this interactive professional development course for K-12...

2014-09-10 23:03:07

KDS and Amplify Launch Innovative Course, “Taking Action with Data” New York, NY (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Knowledge Delivery Systems, the leader in research-based, blended professional learning for K-12, has partnered with Amplify, an education technology company, to develop a powerful new course that helps teachers harness data to inform instruction. Through their work in school districts across the nation, KDS and Amplify have seen firsthand the need for educators to gain the...

2014-08-27 23:15:19

Diana Richie brings a wealth of experience in K-12 Education to KDS’ ranks. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Diana Richie, a former teacher and K-12 Education Executive Director at Oracle Corporation, joins Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS), the leading provider of research-based, blended-model strategic professional development solutions for states, districts, and schools. “Diana has long demonstrated a commitment to the K-12 Education market and its effective use of technology...

2014-07-29 23:05:45

KDS Welcomes Two New Board Members New York, NY (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Knowledge Delivery Systems(KDS), the leading provider of strategic professional development for school districts, welcomes two new board members to its expanded board: Dr. Therese “Terry” Crane, President of Crane Associates, and Brian Madocks, CEO and President of Revitas, Inc. With more than 35 years of experience as an educator, business executive, and technology expert, Dr. Crane has been widely recognized as...

2014-06-29 23:02:05

KDS Launches Innovative Platform at ISTE, the International K-12 Conference New York, NY (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 Today, Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS), the leader in strategic professional development for K-12, will debut the Professional Learning Platform (PLP) at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. PLP is the future of professional learning—a centralized and unified solution for teacher professional development that seamlessly...

2014-06-27 23:04:36

National Education Association Academy (NEA Academy) supports its members and local affiliates by providing exemplary PD and scalable access to online learning—in partnership with Knowledge Delivery Systems New York, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The NEA recognizes that effective and efficient professional development (PD) is the pathway to success for improved teacher practice and increased student outcomes. NEA has partnered with Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS) to provide depth-level...

2014-05-29 23:11:44

Knowledge Delivery Systems Launches Suite of Online Common Core Courses New York (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Building on its extensive library of 80 online PD courses, Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS) is poised to address the nation-wide need to deepen educator understanding of the Common Core State Standards by adding 25 new Common Core courses to its catalog. “Effective implementation of the Common Core State Standards may be the greatest challenge that the U.S. has faced in K-12 education....

2013-12-10 23:26:30

KDS gives teachers free access to CCSS course in December—before the official course launch. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 In an effort to support educators as they shift to the Common Core State Standards, Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS) is offering teachers the opportunity to enroll for free in their newest CCSS ELA course through December 23, 2013. KDS will be launching 25 new CCSS courses in 2014, and this complimentary offering gives educators a chance to try the KDS...

2013-09-24 23:29:55

KDS’s innovative blended learning enables OS4 to provide comprehensive professional development tailored to the needs of each school to increase student achievement in CPS’s lowest performing schools. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 As part of the key initiative to transform its lowest-performing schools, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Office of Strategic School Support Services (OS4) has partnered with Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS), a leader in strategic blended professional...

2013-08-05 23:18:27

New interactive online course, based on CT3’s acclaimed classroom management curriculum, provides K-12 school districts and educators with a strong foundation for implementing Common Core State Standards. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS), a leading provider of blended professional development solutions for K-12 school districts and educators, today announced the launch of ‘The No-Nonsense Nurturer Classroom’ online course, based on The...


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