edWeb 2021 Professional Learning Survey

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“We are not isolated in our common concerns regarding student learning in light of the COVID pandemic, and it has been a great resource to find solutions to common problems shared by fellow educators.”. The Professional Learning Survey was conducted the week of April 12th.

Gamify Your Professional Learning at the CUE 2016 Fall Conference!

CUE

Covina-Valley Unified School District teachers having way too much fun learning about Quizizz at a CUE Launch event. Professional learning can and should be fun! At this year’s CUE 2016 Fall Conference, we are working hard to make the attendee experience even more engaging and enjoyable than years past. Participants will be asked to capture the collaboration and connectivity of the #fallcue experience in the streamlined Chrome Warrior gamified learning environment.

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The Importance of Reflection and Connection Time for Professional Learning

The Principal of Change

I was recently asked the following question about professional learning being delivered through online spaces: Do you think that educators are becoming so comfortable with online professional learning that they might not want to go back to in-person events?

Professional Learning School Leaders Need and Deserve

A Principal's Reflections

During my ten years as a school leader I dreaded professional development days in my district. I am not sure any educator looks forward to these monotonous experiences (developed under the guise of learning!) If in-district professional development wasn''t bad enough, I also attended my fair share of workshops and conferences that were a complete waste of time. I attended many of these events just to meet the required hours of professional development.

edWeb 2020 Teacher Professional Learning Survey Copy

edWeb.net

edWeb is a professional learning network that provides teachers and all educators with free online professional learning communities and edWebinars. edWeb makes it possible for educators to participate in personalized, collaborative learning – anytime, anywhere.

Supplement Your Professional Learning with edWeb

A Principal's Reflections

Since 2009 I have been a huge believer and advocate for connected learning and the formation of Personal Learning Networks (PLN’s). Now don't get me wrong, I still highly value face-to-face experiences, as there are some natural limits to learning exclusively in a social media vacuum. As digital technology continues to evolve, educators now have numerous options to connect, learn, and grow in both formal and informal ways. edWeb Personal Learning Network PLN

7 Great NonProfits Changing the Face of Professional Learning

Tom Murray

As mentioned in my previous post 16 Great NonProfits Working to Support EdTech in Schools , prior to my role as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools, I spent 14 years in a public school in Pennsylvania as an elementary and middle school teacher, middle school and elementary principal, and district level technology director. All of these organizations are shifting the needle and rocking professional learning nationwide. Organization: Learning Forward.

Teachers Can Transform Education if We Reinvent Professional Learning

EdNews Daily

The structure encourages stasis, and the most vocal advocates for transformation come usually from those on the fringes—the consultants, commentators, and conference keynoters. We’ve spent a great deal of effort in the past decade redefining the role, skills and modes of learning of students.

A Model to Solve a Few Professional Learning Challenges | #digilead

A Principal's Reflections

This past April I was fortunate enough to have been asked to speak at the Moanalua High School Professional Development Conference in Honolulu, HI. It was an incredible opportunity to get back to Hawaii for a professional event as opposed to a vacation. Besides the great learning and connecting that took place that day, the number of educators who traveled to the event from the neighboring islands impressed me.

Integration of Digital Badges to Acknowledge Professional Learning

A Principal's Reflections

The following is cross-posted at Laura Fleming''s blog titled Worlds of Learning. Laura is the new media specialist at NMHS and has been challenged to develop innovative ways to create structures to recognize informal learning of both teachers and students. As a 21st Century Library Media Specialist, part of what I strive to do is to serve as an instructional technology resource for both educators and learners. ?In putting their learnings into practice in the classroom.

edWeb 2020 Teacher Professional Learning Survey

edWeb.net

edWeb is a professional learning network that provides teachers and all educators with free online professional learning communities and edWebinars. edWeb makes it possible for educators to participate in personalized, collaborative learning – anytime, anywhere.

edWeb Releases 2020 Teacher Professional Learning Survey Results

edWeb.net

edWeb.net has just released its 2020 Teacher Professional Learning Survey. For three years, edWeb has conducted an annual survey on professional learning and how edWeb meets educators’ needs. Download the complete 2020 Teacher Professional Learning Survey.

EdTechTeam: An Apple Professional Learning Provider

EdTechTeam

EdTechTeam is proud to become an Apple Professional Learning Provider. With a history of producing conference-style iOS Summits and custom workshops featuring Apple products in education, EdTechTeam builds on their success to offering unique professional learning opportunities in support of the new Apple Teacher Program - a new professional learning program designed to celebrate educators and help them make the most of Mac, iPad and built-in apps to Enhance student learning.

What is Collaboration for Professional Learning?

My Island View

After being involved in social media for over a decade, I have made a few observations that might be helpful to folks who use social media, more specifically Twitter, to develop and maintain a Personal Learning Network. I started my Twitter account with a plan and focus to use it to develop collegial sources for my professional learning. Using Twitter for professional learning requires a collaborative mindset. Technology today enables that to happen.

Palm Trees and Professional Learning

Buncee

I was so excited about sharing my love for Buncee and to meet and learn from so many educators that inspire me daily. It was my first time attending a TYHO Conference, and it did not disappoint! One tool that he shared that I can’t wait to learn more about is Empatico. We teamed up to talk about Empatico, Buncee, and other learning experiences that impact student learning and engagement.

A State-Wide Model for Online Professional Learning

edWeb.net

Faced with implementing new standards and inquiry-based instruction for over 180 school districts and over 30,000 social studies teachers with a department of two people, the social studies team at the Georgia Department of Education turned to virtual learning communities on edWeb.net to reach Georgia teachers and leaders. The impact on student learning. What they’ve learned over the past two years as they start year three. How do you know it’s impacting student learning?

Survey: What online professional learning do teachers prefer?

eSchool News

New survey reveals teachers’ professional learning preferences, trends in priorities. Educators from Pre-K up through higher education most often prefer to participate in professional learning opportunities that focus on training for online software and digital resources (34 percent), classroom management strategies (34 percent), and digital device training (33 percent), according to a new survey released during this year’s ISTE conference.

Students Become Creators and Incorporate Technology Through Project-Based Writing

CUE

The post Students Become Creators and Incorporate Technology Through Project-Based Writing appeared first on OnCUE. Learn conferences edtech ELA teachers Fall CUE Fall CUE Conference Professional Development professional learning project-based writing writingWriting is an art, and asking our students to write – to create something new from just a blank page and some words – is hard work.

Could This Be One of the BEST Edu Conferences of 2015? #WGEDD

Kleinspiration

What Great Educators Do Differently - click here to connect to the conference homepage - I've always been "addicted to" professional learning. During this year, I attended our state's annual reading conference, Kagan professional learning 5 day workshop, several Lucy Calkin's writing workshop sessions, numerous district level conferences, and received private coaching from some of the nation's top educational consultants.

15 Ways to Use Google Classroom in Professional Learning – SULS034

Shake Up Learning

The post 15 Ways to Use Google Classroom in Professional Learning – SULS034 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. But did you know, Google Classroom is also a great learning tool for adults, too? Today, I am going to share with you 15 Ways to Use Google Classroom in Professional Learning. If you are in a position where you deliver training and professional development to other educators, this episode is for you! Shake Up Learning 2019.

Extend your professional learning with online tools

Kathy Schrock

Professional Development by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images We all have participated in formal professional development days at school. Even if the topic is carried over for several PD sessions, the trainings sometimes leave you with questions or needed follow-up to learn more about the topic. You can continue to learn on your own using simple online tools and have access to experts from all over the world to help you out.

12 great ways to grow as an educator this summer

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech conferences edtech education on air educational technology professional development professional learning seesaw voxerAh, summer … that time when all teachers leave school work and school thoughts behind for months to lounge by the pool. Right? Well, in more than a decade of teaching, it’s never been that way for me! Honestly, I’ve never wanted my education career to take a major hiatus for months at a time. [.].

Supplement Your Professional Learning with edWeb

edWeb.net

His work focuses on leading and learning in the digital age as a model for moving schools and districts forward. Since 2009 I have been a huge believer and advocate for connected learning and the formation of Personal Learning Networks (PLN’s). Now don’t get me wrong, I still highly value face-to-face experiences, as there are some natural limits to learning exclusively in a social media vacuum. This post was written by Eric Sheninger.

Inviting Teachers to Reflect on Their Use of Technology During COVID-19

Digital Promise

As Digital Promise team members who have researched and supported teachers’ use of educational technology, we want to recognize and celebrate your successes. Reflection: What was it like to get started with using new technologies in the wake of COVID-19?

Participate.com: Your toolbelt for professional learning

NeverEndingSearch

The many, many years of formal professional development I’ve attended over many, many years in K12 education in no way equals the professional development opportunities I found for myself in the last few years across my online communities of practice and through open structure conferences that offered me choices and flexibility. Participate.com allows us to pull all of this goodness together for ourselves and for the learning communities we serve.

The 13-Strategy Checklist to Invite Diversity Into Professional Learning Opportunities

The Innovative Educator

When I returned from the International Society for Technology Educators ( #ISTE17 ), I shared in an article that I was disappointed in the lack of diversity in I experienced. Here are some actions we can take to invite diversity into ISTE and other conferences, events, and work we do. She points out that unfortunately, school administrators don't always respect technology and its gains and therefore they don't pay for or allow their teachers to attend conferences.

Taking your Professional Learning from 2D to 3D

Edsurge

Louis Technology Integration Coach Patricia Brown. Speaking on panel at the PBS Digital Innovators event, Brown talked up the rise of the online spaces for collaboration, also known as personal learning networks (PLN) as enabling anyone, even those who in remote areas or who feel more introverted, to come together to collaborate and share ideas. Education Technology Personal Learning Networks Community Personal Learning Network

A Different Approach to Conferences

Edsurge

Why go to a conference? Here’s how I’ve been refining my conference-going strategy—particularly in light of the EdSurge Fusion event, which I attended last November. I’m going to start with the “why” of choosing to go to conferences outside my home turf of Virginia. Huge conferences, such as ISTE or ASCD, are fine places to sample a few ideas. Even before the conference got going, they organized a set of meetings between us and some of the conference speakers.

CUE Higher Education Learning Network to Present at Global EdTech Academy

CUE

The Global EdTech Academy – a partnership between CUE and Microsoft – continues to provide educators across the country and globally with FREE professional learning this summer. PST AppSmash with Assistive Technologies to Engage Students with Valerie Sun, […].

Amazon Taps Stanford Professor, Candace Thille to Lead Internal Professional Learning

Edsurge

One of the most prominent researchers and critics of how learning technologies are built and used in higher education is joining, temporarily, one of the biggest tech companies in the world. As first reported by Inside Higher Ed, Candace Thille, an assistant professor of education at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education, will be working for Amazon as the company’s Director of Learning Science and Engineering. Education Technology Movers and Shakers Community

3 Things To Remember For Every Conference

The Web20Classroom

Written with my friend Shaelynn Farnsworth we break down the simple things any learner can do to make the most of their conference experience. The end of June means signals to many education technology enthusiasts one thing - the annual ISTE (International Society for Technology In Education) Conference is just around the corner. Many veteran attendees have extensive lists of ways to maximize the impact and learning of all attendees.

Fall VirtCon 2016 - free online conference from Discovery Education - Oct 22

Educational Technology Guy

Discovery Education is hosting a free, online conference - 2016 Fall VirtCon - on Saturday, Oct 22nd. VirtCon is a bi-annual conference that brings the Discovery Education community together to hear cutting-edge keynotes, be inspired by thought-provoking presentations, and participate in engaging discussions with the Discovery Education Community around the globe. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

3 Takeaways from the Inaugural Digital Learning Annual Conference

Education Superhighway

Seven years ago, a wide-scale digital learning conference was unheard of because the majority of school districts across the country weren’t equipped with the infrastructure or technology to implement a robust digital curriculum. Our team attended the Inaugural Digital Learning Annual Conference (DLAC) in Austin, Texas to hear how online and blended learning is transforming K-12 classrooms across the nation.

Join Digital Promise in Shaping the 2020 National Education Technology Plan!

Digital Promise

Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology to develop and share the 2020 National Educational Technology Plan. We are excited about the opportunity to engage with stakeholders across the country to find and include innovative practices and research that will influence how technology can and should support teaching and learning. The National Education Technology Plan (NETP) is the flagship educational technology policy document for the United States.

It’s Time Edtech Conferences Stopped Ignoring Equity and Race

Edsurge

The typical edtech conference buzzes with gadgetry, infrastructure and new ways to engage students. When racism, voice and privilege are not addressed in a deliberate way, all of us suffer Most tech conference attendees don’t stop to consider the institutions, such as racism and complicity that create the inequities their students deal with. We are both tech-centric educators who attend many conferences each year. Educators led energizing sessions on integrating technology.