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How MOOCs can keep teachers learning during the summer

There are several massive open online courses -- also known as MOOCs -- available to help teachers further their professional development during the summer, education blogger Matt Davis writes in this post. Here, he shares five courses educators can consider taking this summer. Davis also offers a resource list for finding MOOCs. Davis' blog

Whether you are teaching or not, you need to do things for professional development. If you don't have a full-time teaching position, taking courses to update your practice shows you are serious about being a teacher and will help you stand out from the crowd of folks who don't work on learning and keeping up in the field of education while waiting for a job.