The growing popularity of massive open online courses has led to the development of MOOC-Ed -- virtual professional development for teachers. In this blog post, Bob Wise, president of the Alliance for Excellent Education and chair of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, writes about how his organization helped launch the first MOOC-Ed during the transition to digital learning. The free courses, the former governor of West Virginia writes, offer a self-directed, affordable, peer-supported option for professional development.

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