edWeb 2020 Teacher Professional Learning Survey


We’ve been conducting research on our members’ attitudes about professional development for a number of years, and began an annual Teacher Professional Learning Survey 3 years ago to benchmark changes in attitudes on a consistent basis. Download the edWeb 2020 Survey.

Principal Survey: Voices from the Field


In preparation for the launch of a new Principal Leadership Community , edWeb conducted a survey of principals in May of 2019 to probe the topics of most interest to principals in current times. Principal Survey | May 2019. Download the Principal Leadership Survey Results.

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Exploring Coaching Trends in Classrooms

Digital Promise

In 2017, we partnered with Google and EdTechTeam to launch the Dynamic Learning Project (DLP), a classroom-based coaching program with the goal of increasing educational equity and the impactful use of technology. What are our recommendations for classroom-based technology coaching?

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Survey: K-12 gaming use has doubled in the last six years

eSchool News

We read about it in survey results, we hear about game-based learning in conference sessions and during webinars, and we stumble across it in news coverage. Gaming is growing, that’s for sure.

Bring Focus to Blended Learning with 12 Starting Ideas… Plus a Free ISTE Webinar

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I also want to invite you to a very special webinar on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 4 PM EST. First, t o ensure you do not miss one of these valuable posts or other resources covering PBL, Digital Curriculum, Web 2.0, A blended classroom is not an instant event. Welcome To The Webinar.

Singapore Math offers new summer webinar series for educators

eSchool News

Singapore Math publisher Marshall Cavendish Education has introduced a new, professional development webinar series for teachers of grades K-5 scheduled throughout August. Back-2-School with Math webinars support any math curriculum or classroom style.

Inclusive Schools Week Giveaway with Brookes Publishing


For Inclusive Schools Week , which took place from December 5th to 9th, Brookes Publishing , sponsor of the Teaching All Students: Practical Strategies for Inclusive Classrooms professional learning community (PLC) on edWeb.net , celebrated with a five-day giveaway.

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mQlicker – Create Interactive Presentations

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

mQlicker for Interactive Presentations mQlicker is a useful tool that allows presenters to engage audiences in the classroom, during professional development or via online presentations.

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How to Bridge Theory and Practice in the Classroom—With a Real World Tech Twist


Spoken by her favorite university professors, they bridged the gap between classroom theory and workplace reality and went a long way toward preparing her for a 15-year career in accounting. “Here's how this lesson is going to apply to a job you may someday have.”

Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – February 2017

Discovery Education

STEMtistic of the Month: A 2005 survey of patent grantees showed that 50 percent of inventions come as a result of “serendipitous” processes – in other words, happy accidents! . February 11th is National Inventors Day!


Week of January 24, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). BUILDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT ( Classroom 2.0

The Top 20 Posts of 2019

Shake Up Learning

The goal of this blog has always been to provide teachers with educational technology resources, tips, and tricks, and help teachers find ways to integrate technology meaningfully in the classroom. Help me better serve you by completing this short, 60-second survey.

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How to succeed with online PD for teachers


Educators need a set of skills to successfully teach and manage their classrooms. You can do this by gathering a focus group of teachers from a district or school, by handing out surveys or by observing them while they work. Webinars are also popular among teachers.

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Week of November 1, 2010 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). We are delighted to invite you to the next FinNode Social eLearning webinar.

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Massachusetts is taking action to improve the digital divide in classrooms across the state

Education Superhighway

Since the initiative launched, EducationSuperHighway and our state partners have focused our efforts on ensuring that every student in Massachusetts gets the bandwidth necessary to support digital learning in the classroom.

How Effective for Learning are the Apps we Use?


As the costs for devices and applications decrease, technology use is increasing In classrooms across the country. A recent University of Phoenix College of Education survey showed that about 58% of teachers use educational apps and 41% use social media.

K–12 Professional Development Is Critical, So Make It Count

EdTech Magazine

While most teachers believe district leaders view professional development as a priority, some say the instruction they’re offered could be more effective, according to a survey from Corwin, Learning Forward and the National Education Association.

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How Teachers Can Just Work 40 Hours a Week?

The CoolCatTeacher

Attend the free webinars. If you’re not sure, sign up for Angela’s free webinar this Saturday (July 2) or Tuesday (July 5), Summer Secrets for a Stress-Free Fall. Sign up for Angela’s summer secrets webinar.

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Great Activities for the First Week of School

Ask a Tech Teacher

During this week, teachers and students alike spend time getting to know each other, become comfortable in the classroom where they’ll spend countless hours for the next nine months, and take time to reach a comfort level with leaving summer behind.

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Two Models for Leveling Up How You Integrate Technology and Teaching

EdNews Daily

A 2019 Common Sense survey found that only four out of every 10 teachers consider the professional development that they received on the use of technology in the classroom to be effective. By Paul Erickson and Paul Gigliotti.

Admins: Here’s what teachers think about professional learning

eSchool News

Teachers are overwhelmingly turning to social media and online resources to drive their own professional learning, according to new Speak Up Survey data released by Project Tomorrow on July 30. Participating in webinars or online conferences (from 15 percent to 34 percent).

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - Reinventing the Classroom - Library 2.014 - The Real 1:1 - Reclaim Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Updates Partner Spotlight Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings NMC Navigator Top Ten Conversations Submit a Video or Quote Kudos Updates Reinventing the Classroom. Ever since I started Classroom 2.0 I''ve looked forward to holding an event specifically about Ed Tech in the classroom. we''re pleased to announce and issue the call for proposals for Reinventing the Classroom. A perfect webinar for veteran users and new subscribers alike! Classroom 2.0

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How a Principal Uses edWeb to Personalize PD


In May, when edWeb.net surveyed principals, personalized professional development for teachers was the number one topic of interest. What evidence could you show that helped you change ideas or concepts from the webinar or artifacts that mesh or contradict with your current beliefs?”

Learning Revolution Week's Events - Evernote in the Classroom - Yong Zhao - Google+ vs. Ning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thursday, June 12th at 10:30am in Madison, WI GLS 10 Conference - Games in the Classroom , A panel discussion on surveys about games and learning: what surveys can and can''t tell us about this topic, what we learned via survey data, and implications for practice. Details to join the webinar at [link]. Conversations Classroom 2.0 Education Revolution Google+ Community So You''re Looking for New Classroom Technology. Classroom 2.0

3 Things Great Teachers Do

The CoolCatTeacher

FREE WEBINAR ON INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING. Join me, Richard Byrne and Monica Burns next Tuesday, October 3 for a special webinar on 10 Ideas for Excellent Inquiry-Based Learning. It is a perfect inquiry-based tool you can use in your classroom and with your students.

Math publisher introduces online PD series

eSchool News

These Back-2-School with Math professional development math webinars give teachers confidence and inspiration as they learn math strategies on planning a successful school year for students, and parent involvement using Mathematical Practice Standards.

When Teaching the Holocaust, Heed These Three Recommendations


They seek to ensure that students learn the basic facts of Holocaust history—no small thing, given that a 2018 survey documented that 66% of American millennials cannot explain what Auschwitz was and 41% believe that 2 million Jews or fewer were murdered.

Authentic Assessments to Support Teaching and Learning


We, as edtech leaders and classroom teachers, must explore pathways where assessments support teaching and learning in the 21st century. Only 47% of secondary students surveyed reported being engaged, enthusiastic and committed to their learning.

Educating Kids for Life not for Tests

The CoolCatTeacher

On January 31, they have a free webinar “ Preparing Students for Success: Measuring What Matters. ” Jake Cotton, a superintendent from Virginia, will be sharing. Secondly, four examples of virtual reality programming in the classroom.

Misinterpreting Grit


Throughout her research, Dr. Duckworth asked students, athletes, and industry leaders to complete a survey that would measure their grit. Teachers can respond to this need by providing students with immediate, thoughtful feedback on classroom and take-home work.

How Districts Can Unlock Actionable Data


In a 2018 survey , the majority of school districts either have 1:1 as a current goal or have already achieved it. Along with a 1:1 goal, comes the deluge of edtech tools, software, and applications into classrooms.

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The Friday 4: Your weekly ed-tech rewind

eSchool News

New technologies and technology trends emerge all the time, but a few seem to have staying power in K-12 classrooms. Read on for more: 5 apps to jump-start augmented reality in the classroom. Survey: K-12 gaming use has doubled in the last six years.

Four Tips for Choosing the Right Edtech Resources


This may take the form of eLearning, webinars or onsite support. Ensure that the technology implemented in your organization provides robust reporting, with detail at a classroom, school and district level. Using both quantitative and qualitative data, including information from regular surveys, check-ins and progress reports, enables your evaluation team to see a holistic picture of the program you are evaluating and its potential within your district.

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What’s New


Tech & Learning Rounds Up a Summary of New Tools for Schools Software & Online GOOGLE FOR EDUCATION UPDATES ( edu.google.com ) Google for Education announced updates and new tools to help teachers keep innovation alive in their classrooms.

Why Teacher Recruitment Needs to Change

Insight Education Group

Results from Gallup’s 2018 Survey of K–12 School District Superintendents showed that “finding and keeping highly-qualified educators rounds out the top two challenges superintendents face today,” with 65% of rural superintendents strongly agreeing that this is a huge challenge.