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Designing Powerful Professional Learning Experiences for Making

Digital Promise

This blog is the second in a series sharing our Maker Learning team’s experience designing and facilitating this professional learning experience. In our previous blog , we shared how our team designed the Maker Learning @ Home cohort professional learning opportunity.

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The Professional Learning Sweet Spot

A Principal's Reflections

For the better part of my educational career, I always referred to any type of learning to assist me as a teacher or administrator as professional development (PD). With a PLN, I was able to learn anytime, anywhere, from anyone I wanted for free. It was always referred to like this, so who was I to argue.

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edWeb 2023 Professional Learning Survey Copy

edWeb.net

edWeb.net is a free professional learning network that provides educators with online learning communities and edWebinars. edWeb provides personalized, collaborative learning—anytime, anywhere. Our 2023 Professional Learning Survey reports on 5 years of data.

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Why Professional Learning Is a Crucial Piece of a 1:1 Program

Edsurge

To address this, comprehensive professional learning integrated into one-to-one programs is crucial for sustainable digital transformation. It aligns district and school leaders' vision with systems for implementation, ensures IT support for device access and equips educators for student-centered learning.

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New Micro-credentials for Summer Professional Learning

Digital Promise

As part of our robust micro-credential ecosystem, we proudly partner with organizations to provide opportunities for personalized professional learning. Because they are on-demand, micro-credentials also enable educators to continue their professional learning from home during periods like COVID-19 school closures and summer break.

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Micro-credentials and COVID-19: Supporting Professional Learning When Schools are Closed

Digital Promise

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, districts and educators have been tasked with shifting teaching and learning online, and many are seeking resources to support learning in this new environment. We recognize that while educators adapt to new realities, they remain dedicated to their students’ well-being and learning.

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Using the Learner Variability Navigator for Professional Learning

Digital Promise

We’ve found in our national survey, Learning in the 21st Century: How the American Public, Parents, and Teachers View Education Priorities and How to Achieve Them , that only half of teachers rely on research to inform their practice. Jessica : It really comes down to context and accessibility.