How Edtech for Teachers Helps Collaboration and Professional Learning

Edthena

There are plenty of reasons and ways to use edtech with students in the classroom, but what about edtech for teachers? The author of Ed Tech Essentials and founder of Class Tech Tips encourages educators to use tech tools for their own professional learning.

How Are Educators Continuing Powerful Professional Learning Online?

Digital Promise

The Edcamp Community supports educators to organize and participate in participant-driven professional learning designed by and for educators. Care for educators themselves, whether through mental and emotional self-care or by creating space for professional development and learning.

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4 Easy Ways To Improve Professional Learning

The Web20Classroom

Professional learning for educators comes in many flavors: Face-to-face, blended, online Content-driven, instructional practices, Edtech focused Faculty meeting, half-day, conference session If we were all to think long enough we could come up with a list of the best professional learning we've participated in and what made it great. For me it was learning where I connected to the presenter and the presentation immediately.

Model What You Preach: Pedagogy at the Heart of Professional Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Thus, I basically just shared what my teachers and students were doing at New Milford High School (NJ) and the evidence that showed how our implementations of innovative ideas were improving student outcomes as well as teaching, learning, and leadership practices.

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.

Effective Technology Professional Learning: Leading and Collaborating to Assure Success

edWeb.net

Despite decades of existing research, most professional development programs fail to adhere to established criteria for effectiveness. Moore says that before any rollout of sustainable and effective professional learning, there are four factors that school leaders must consider.

“Shaking Up Teacher Professional Learning”: How the AI Coach Platform Supports Teachers (Language Magazine)

Edthena

What innovation is “shaking up teacher professional learning?” Language Magazine provides news and resources for language learners, educators, and professionals and recently wrote about the AI Coach platform.

Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners Offer All Educators New, No-Cost Professional Learning Resources

eSchool News

Silver Spring, MD (Thursday, December 16, 2021) — As school systems nationwide begin to look towards Winter Break, Discovery Education and select social impact partners present curated professional learning resources at no cost to support educators’ continued professional learning.

Video-Powered Professional Learning (The Pulse Podcast)

Edthena

Learn more about Edthena’s start and video-powered professional learning in this conversation between Rod Murray of The Pulse podcast and Edthena founder and CEO Adam Geller. And, try out Edthena’s video coaching professional learning for yourself.

#PLN: Using Twitter to Impact Your Professional Learning

Class Tech Integrate

The most important/impactful professional learning I have ever participated in was developing my own Personal Learning Network (PLN) through Twitter. and how on earth are you doing professional learning with Twitter? Step 1: #Hashtags Find hashtags that apply to what you want to learn about. The very generic ones are #edchat & #edtech. edtech pln professional learning social media social networking

DIY Professional Learning

techlearning

Are you waiting for the perfect professional learning opportunity? Now you can stop waiting and design your own DIY (Do-It-Yourself) learning that leads to edtech, coding, and makerspace certificates. Picademy is the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s free face-to-face professional development program that supports educators throughout their digital making and computing journey. blog Professional Development TL Advisor Blog Leadership Coding

DIY Professional Learning Part 2

techlearning

Design your own DIY (Do-It-Yourself) learning that leads to edtech, coding, and makerspace certificates

Are Your Teachers Involved In Their Professional Learning?

TeacherCast

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff takes a look at several reasons why it's important for our teachers to be involved in their professional learning decisions. The post Are Your Teachers Involved In Their Professional Learning? In this episode, Jeff takes a look at several reasons why it's important for our teachers to be involved in their professional learning decisions. Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network.

Twitter Helps Teachers Develop Professional Learning Communities

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez We’ve got you covered for #back2school by taking a look at the conversation on #edtechchat. Internet Social Media

5 Tips That Foster Collaborative Professional Learning

EdTech Magazine

5 Tips That Foster Collaborative Professional Learning. Leveraging new technology for professional learning requires some creative thinking — and it also takes money. A few years ago, a group at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte received a grant from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction that paid for notebooks and software for creating a professional development program for elementary school teachers.

How Micro-Credentials Support Professional Learning

edWeb.net

All educators are lifelong learners, whether they’re figuring out how to incorporate the latest edtech device into their lessons or researching bios on NBA players to help a reluctant reader. The goal of micro-credentials, according to Younge, is to capture the educator demonstrating these skills and provide their schools with evidence of the professional learning. While not a traditional learning module, micro-credentials have several characteristics in common.

Video-Powered Professional Learning at Keller ISD (Learning Forward)

Edthena

Suzanne McGahey and Valerie Minor from the Keller Independent School District presented at the Learning Forward 2021 Annual Conference in Dec. 2021, and shared their implementation of video-powered professional learning.

How Twitter Can Power Your Professional Learning

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Internet Management Online Learning Professional Development Social MediaBy Matt Renwick Overloaded with Twitter? Stem your tweet flow with advice from Principal Matt Renwick.

edWeb.net Wins 2 SIIA CODiE Awards for Professional Learning and Collaboration

edWeb.net

edWeb.net Wins 2022 SIIA CODiE Award for Best Professional Learning Solution for Educators and Best Collaborative Solution for Teachers. ” edWeb.net has provided a free professional social network and professional learning edWebinars for over 10 years.

mindSpark Learning Impacts Record Number of Eductors Amid COVID-19 with 207% Rise in Professional Learning Participants

eSchool News

Educators have been tasked with pivoting from in-person to remote learning more than once in many districts across the country. mindSpark Learning prides itself on being accessible without creating a cost burden on educators. About mindSpark Learning.

Professional Learning: Using Video to Provide Feedback (Teaching Learning Leading K12 Podcast)

Edthena

On this episode of the Teaching Leading Learning K-12 Podcast, Edthena founder and CEO Adam Geller talked with Steve Miletto talked about all things professional learning, including how video is changing the game for giving educators feedback about their teaching.

Edtech Tools for SPED, Math, and Reading

A Principal's Reflections

One of the best parts about job-embedded, on-going work with school districts is facilitating a variety of professional learning opportunities. edtech Mathematics reading Rigor Relevance Framework special education SPED

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Latest Updates to Discovery Education’s Flexible K-12 Platform Keeps All Learners Connected to Engaging Content, Instructional Strategies, and Professional Learning

eSchool News

Discovery Education today announced a series of updates to its flexible, award-winning K-12 learning platform that will keep teachers and students connected to the service’s engaging content, instructional strategies, and professional learning resources wherever learning is taking place.

5 Edtech Books Every New and Seasoned Teacher Should Read

techlearning

These edtech books support professional learning for teachers in all academic areas and grade levels

Hoonuit Announces Professional Learning Delivery System

techlearning

Hoonuit announces a Professional Learning Delivery System designed to help districts create personalized professional learning and deliver it equitably. Schools and districts will be able to customize courses, assessments and learning pathways and build their own micro-credential programs. [ Districts deploy Hoonuit professional development services in a variety of ways. To learn more, visit [link]. News Professional Development Ed Tech Ticker

Edtech Trends From 2020 And Beyond

Ask a Tech Teacher

I can tell from experience that it’s a prerequisite for a teacher to follow trends due to the fast-changing market and nuances of working with young professionals with a progressive mindset. 6 Edtech Trends to Keep an Eye On. Video-Based Learning.

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Discovery Education Offering Educators Curriculum Support, At-Home Activities, and Professional Learning Resources to Keep Students Engaged in Learning All Summer

eSchool News

A wide variety of digital resources now available from Discovery Education are specifically designed to integrate easily into school systems’ existing summer learning efforts. Student Learning Activities that feature absorbing student-led activities for every grade level.

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. News conference edtech PD Professional Development professional learning

6 Edtech New Year’s Resolutions

Tom Murray

These concerns are real and often become roadblocks for student learning. As school leaders work to implement digital learning practices, they must commit to navigating roadblocks, problem solving, and planning for sustainable, systemic transformation. With the new year now upon us, listed below are six edtech resolutions for 2016. With school budgets being planned on a year over year basis, the concern over long-term sustainability for digital learning arises.

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US Edtech Policy Conversations Amidst Coronavirus Concerns with Tom Murray

The CoolCatTeacher

Advancement Courses has a free micro-course – Launching Online Learning. His best-selling book, Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today , co-authored with Eric Sheninger and published by ASCD, was released in June 2017.

CUE Announces Partnership with Microsoft for Global EdTech Academy

CUE

CUE and Microsoft have teamed up for a global collaboration – bringing the masses free, universal access to an entire suite of live and recorded EdTech resources, Master Class sessions, and personalized office educators with educators and authors in the field.

Take the 2016 ETIN-SIIA Vision K-20 Online Professional Learning Survey

edWeb.net

Educators, administrators and faculty members from K-12 and higher educational institutions around the globe have the opportunity to take a short, online survey to evaluate their use of online professional learning. The collective responses from educators nationwide will help ETIN better understand how education leaders are using online professional learning opportunities. edWeb Blog edtech etin professional learning

The New Style of Educator Professional Development (EdTech Today Podcast)

Edthena

Wondering where professional development is headed post-pandemic? But in fact, professional development has been an essential aspect of this whole experience. One of the phrases that has emerged in my conversations is the idea of synchronous learning vs. asynchronous learning.

Four Questions Education Leaders are Asking to Find the Best Edtech

Digital Promise

After a year of fast-paced, high-pressure decision making, you’re now called on to figure out which edtech products will support your learners and educators. Should you continue to use the products you implemented before the rush to distance learning?

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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.

Why being in a Professional Learning Network (PLN) is essential for the growth of a 21st century teacher.

Linways Technologies

A community, in this sense, would be a Professional Learning Network (PLN) for teachers. It is a community that exists on mutual share and learn of information. A Professional Learning Network (PLN) is a community or a group people with similar interests or shared passions with whom a person interacts with to create relationships and learn. The learning happens in the form of feedback, insights, documentation, new contacts, or new business opportunities.

Identifying Effective EdTech: Certified Products Are the Way to Go

edWeb.net

Keep these tips top of mind during your edtech search: Just because tools are pretty doesn’t mean they correlate to academic achievement. Student engagement with a product does not equal learning. Research should inform any edtech selection. EdTech Selection: The Obstacles.

Purchasing Devices Does Not Equate to Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Inadequate WIFI and the availability of computers at home for kids to use for learning caught many educators off guard. Many kids were automatically at a severe disadvantage as a result, which will most likely result in extreme learning loss and ever-widening achievement gaps.

Supporting a Community of Educators (EdTech Digest)

Edthena

Read the full article at EdTech Digest: Supporting a Community of Educators. News about Edthena edtech digest edtech update Edthena k-12 education K-12 teachers video coachingWondering what a former teacher and teacher coach has to say about video coaching?

There’s a Badge for That (EdTech Digest)

Edthena

A rundown on what you need to know about micro-credentials and three ways they boost professional learning for educators are outlined in this EdTech Digest article by Adam Geller, founder and CEO of Edthena. Curious about micro-credentials?