JANUARY 30, 2017

New Book Uncovers Path to Personalized Learning for Educational Leaders

Best-selling author and President of Modern Teacher, Dr. Shawn K. Smith provides superintendents and educational leaders a practical approach to transform teaching and learning for the 21st Century in his new book The New Agenda: Achieving Personalized Learning Through Digital Convergence.


NOVEMBER 2, 2016

New National Council on Digital Convergence Forms, Releases 'State of the Industry' Report

Recently, THE Journal interviewed Modern Teacher's President, Shawn Smith, about the newly formed National Council on Digital Convergence and their recently released State of the Industry Report. Read the article to learn more about the #DigitalConvergence movement happening across the nation.


OCTOBER 25, 2016

Modern Teacher is a certified Great Place to Work

The independent analysts at Great Place to Work certified Modern Teacher as a great workplace. Modern Teacher earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys. Results revealed that 100% of surveyed employees reported feeling a sense of community pride in their work. 


NOVEMBER 30, 2015

Modern Teacher Announces Strategic Partnership with SERRC, Alaska’s Educational Resource Center, to Digitize Culturally-Responsive Curriculum

Modern Teacher announced one of its most innovative partnerships to date, with SERRC - Alaska’s Educational Resource Center - to provide a research-based methodology for PreK-12 Digital Convergence in education. The proprietary methodology addresses a technology adoption crisis in America’s classrooms by focusing on the entire school system and its interrelated parts.


NOVEMBER 30, 2015

Partnership with Washtenaw Intermediate School District, Michigan to bring Digital Convergence to PreK-12 Education

Modern Teacher announced its newest partner, Washtenaw Intermediate School District in Michigan, to provide a research-based methodology for PreK-12 Digital Convergence in education. The proprietary methodology addresses a technology adoption crisis in America’s classrooms by focusing on the entire school system and its interrelated parts.


NOVEMBER 16, 2015

CREC and Modern Teacher Partnership Supports the Work of K12 Digital Convergence

CREC and Modern Teacher partner to offer Connecticut school districts a platform for teaching and learning in the digital world.


NOVEMBER 13, 2015

U.S. Department of Education recognizes Modern Teacher for leading Digital Convergence in Delaware

Delaware’s BRINC districts collaborate to personalize learning for all students. Teachers blend online and in-person instruction to engage students and increase college and career readiness.


APRIL 28, 2015

Charles Fred Interviews Sal Khan on the Future of Video

Charles Fred, Modern Teacher CEO, interviews Sal Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, on the future of video in the workplace. In addition to CEO, Charles Fred is a best-selling author, entrepreneur, investor, and public speaker devoted to discovering new ways for professionals to acquire skills necessary to compete in today’s knowledge-thirsty economy. He asks Sal for his thoughts about how enterprises can best prepare for visual and collaborative learners in the workplace.


APRIL 10, 2015

Shawn Smith Appears on Tasty Trade’s Bootstrapping in America

Shawn Smith, Modern Teacher President, makes an appearance on Tasty Trade’s Bootstrapping in America on April 10th, 2015. On Bootstrapping in America, Tom Sosnoff & Tony Battista interview today's most influential entrepreneurs. From up & coming talent to established successes, Tom & Tony celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit.


APRIL 1, 2015

Modern Teacher and digedu Merge

Chicago-Based education companies, Modern Teacher and digedu, merge to innovate ways to support digital transformation in the classroom.