Professional Learning

  • BPSLearns

    BPSLearns is Boston Public Schools' learning management system for online and blended professional learning. BPS staff log in at learn.mybps.org using their BPS ID and BPS Gmail password. BPSLearns is frequently used for online courses developed by our external partners. Contact Ed Considine if you are interested in developing a course.

     
     

    Webinars

    BPSTechnology's Digital Learning Team hosts a series of webinars on digital learning. Visit their YouTube channel to view archived webinars or participate in future webinars.

     
     

    Suggested Resources

    In addition to creating our own resources, we look to existing resources to expand our professional learning, including blogs, edtech websites, conferences, and social media. 

    Websites

    • Edutopia, a resource that shares innovative and evidence-based approaches in K-12 education.
    • Common Sense Media, a trusted resource for providing unbiased information, advice, and tools for educators, students, and families on media use.
     

    Blogs

    There are many education bloggers, but below are a few edtech bloggers that we follow.

    • Alice Keeler, Google Certified Teacher and author of books about Google Classroom
    • Catlin Tucker, ELA Teacher and advocate for blended learning
    • Richard Byrne, teacher and blogger who writes about Free Technology for Teachers
    • Luis Perez, Accessibility and Inclusive Learning Consultant
     

    Social Media

    Are you a connected educator? Explore some resources below to grow your professional learning network online.

    Conferences

    We attend, present at, and host conferences year-round. A selection of conferences that our staff have presented at include:

     
     

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