New Professional Learning Opportunities with Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

As part of our robust, on-demand micro-credential ecosystem, we are proud to partner with organizations and educators to develop rigorous, research-backed micro-credentials that support educator professional development and recognition of their skills.

Making Professional Learning Count

Digital Promise

According to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, states and school systems spend $18 billion annually on professional development for educators in the United States, and almost all teachers participate in some form of professional development.

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edWeb wins CODiE for Best Professional Learning

edWeb.net

edWeb.net is delighted to announce that it won the 2019 SIIA CODiE Award for Best Professional Learning Solution for Faculty & Administrative Staff, for the third year in a row. The post edWeb wins CODiE for Best Professional Learning appeared first on edWeb.

Professional Learning and Development Surveys

edWeb.net

edWeb is kicking off back to school with two webinars and three surveys on professional learning and development! Turk stated that although the survey covered many topics, teachers defined respect and trust as the “bedrock attitudes” of any personalized professional learning initiative.

edWeb.net Named CODiE Finalist for Best Collaborative Community Solution and Best Professional Learning Solution

edWeb.net

edWeb.net is delighted to announce that it was named a 2020 SIIA CODiE Award finalist in two categories: Best Collaborative Community Solution for Educators and Best Professional Learning Solution for Faculty & Administrative Staff.

Survey: What online professional learning do teachers prefer?

eSchool News

New survey reveals teachers’ professional learning preferences, trends in priorities. The Vision K-20 Professional Learning Survey provides educators and administrators with critical insight to how educators are taking online PL courses, why they take them and who provides them.”.

edWeb Named SIIA CODiE Award Finalist for “Best Professional Learning Solution for Faculty and Administrators”

edWeb.net

edWeb.net was named a 2017 SIIA CODiE Award finalist in the category for “Best Professional Learning Solution for Faculty and Administrative Staff.” The awards offer 93 categories that are organized by industry focus for education technology and business technology.

edWeb.net Wins CODiE for Best Professional Learning Solution for Faculty and Administrative Staff

edWeb.net

edWeb.net has won the 2017 CODiE Award for “Best Professional Learning Solution for Faculty and Administrative Staff.” There were 35 awards given for products and services specifically for education and learning professionals.

Edthena Takes Teacher PD Triple Crown, Wins CODiE Award for Best Professional Learning Solution (District Administration)

Edthena

On Wednesday, Edthena, a video classroom observation platform for teacher development, was named the best Professional Learning Solution for K-20 Faculty and Administrative Staff as part of the 2016 CODiE Awards, organized by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). The post Edthena Takes Teacher PD Triple Crown, Wins CODiE Award for Best Professional Learning Solution (District Administration) appeared first on the Edthena blog.

A Humbled Declara, Once a Darling of the Edtech Industry, Finds a New Home

Edsurge

But its AI-powered social learning platform struggled to live up to expectations, and never quite found its footing in the education market. We’ll continue to serve educators all over the world, and foster better enterprise learning and development.”

mindSpark Learning Announces mSL futureS, Next-Generation Fellowship for Educators

eSchool News

mindSpark Learning (mSL), a Denver-based national nonprofit dedicated to empowering educators with industry-oriented professional learning experiences, today announced the launch of mSL futureS, a dynamic, 10-month next generation educator fellowship program.

Learning Transformed Course

A Principal's Reflections

The reaction to Learning Transformed has been truly humbling. All of these experiences empowered us to think about and then create a deep learning experience that could be easily accessible to all educators across the globe.

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Support the Nation’s School Leaders Navigate 2020-2021

eSchool News

mindSpark Learning, a Denver-based national nonprofit dedicated to empowering educators with industry-oriented professional learning experiences, announced today the launch of reSOLVE, a three-part series designed to help district and school leaders across the U.S. mitigate the new paradigm of teaching and learning in uncertain times. Work one-on-one with mindSpark Learning facilitators and partners to optimize their contingency plans.

Implementing an Effective Learner-Centered Approach

edWeb.net

and Symon Hayes of Altitude Learning explained how using a learner-centered process prepares administrators and teachers to implement the same approach with their students. Application to Professional Learning. This edWeb webinar was sponsored by Altitude 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 school budgets being planned on a year over year basis, the concern over long-term sustainability for digital learning arises. Commit to Personalized Professional Learning. This post is sponsored by Samsung.

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Looking for the Best Sources of Content for Ed Tech ?

SETDA Says

This site and newsletter brings together the largest set of industry. 1to1 Digital Content E-Rate EETT Equity of Access In the News Interoperability OER Online Assessment Personalized Learning Professional LearningEd Tech Update has the answer… SETDA is excited to share Ed Tech Update. read more.

It Takes More Than Passion! Our Young Girls Need Resilience to Thrive!

techlearning

I also learned this term from Sarah Thomas who does this with EduMatch. Women make up a huge part of the education industry and tend to be the majority at conferences. Professional Development Professional Learning Network Women News TL Advisor Blog

Preparing Students to Innovate with Computational Thinking

Digital Promise

The work of our district was recently recognized by the Council on Competitiveness , a collaborative of representatives from industry, government, business, and education that meets about economic competitiveness. Learn More About Computational Thinking.

Leading in Uncertain Times

A Principal's Reflections

The concept of leadership hasn’t changed, although the conditions under which leaders work and learn sure have. Prior to COVID19, the vast amount of uncertainty in education lay in societal changes resulting from the 4th Industrial Revolution. Want to learn more?

Profession-Based Learning in the Classroom

Digital Promise

Personal productivity is an important skill for professionals in all industries. This is especially true of finding time and energy for our own professional development. There is a wide range of methods for teacher professional development to address distinct needs.

Mathematical Modeling on Trial and the Maths Fix

The CoolCatTeacher

Conrad Wolfram has written a book, The Math(s) Fix and how AI can be part of this process of learning new math. Working with start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, it spans industries as diverse as medicine, finance and telecoms.

Implementing an effective learner-centered approach for educators and students

eSchool News

and Symon Hayes of Altitude Learning explained how using a learner-centered process prepares administrators and teachers to implement the same approach with their students. Related content: 4 lessons our school learned about competency-based learning.

Recognizing Skills of Afterschool Professionals with Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

The National AfterSchool Association’s Professional Credentialing System (NAAPCS) recognizes individuals for competencies that contribute to the development of high-quality programs for young people. Shifting from seat time to competency-based professional learning with micro-credentials.

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Return on Instruction (ROI) Revisited

A Principal's Reflections

With all of the disruption we see as a result of the 4th Industrial Revolution, changes to how we educate kids have to be considered. The bottom line is why make an investment to improve teaching, learning, and leadership but have nothing to show for it?

Infobase Acquires Professional Development and Training Platform

eSchool News

With this purchase, Infobase empowers educators with the professional development and training resources they need to create college- and career-ready students. Helping Educators Close Student Learning Gaps. Digital Technologies Transform Learning. Personalized Learning.

The silver lining of Computer Science teacher shortages

The Christensen Institute

These days it seems that everyone wants to learn computer science. Over 90% of parents want their child to learn CS. With half a million unfilled computing jobs, the tech industry has a vested interest as well. In my own experience, I know that as a short-term solution, teachers of other subjects are attending summer professional development workshops to learn the basics of teaching CS. Rethinking teaching and learning.

Higher Ed & The K-12 STEM/CS Teacher Shortage

Mindspark Learning

Learn More About STEMpath. Industry Must Work with Higher Ed STEM & CS Programs Need to Incorporate Authentic Experiences Having programs put in place that can train and certify educators in STEM and CS is only the beginning. Learn More About STEMpath.

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The edWeb Team is going to be at ISTE 2019

edWeb.net

We’re hosting a panel on “Exploring a Free World of Personalized Professional Learning” and invite you to join us for the 412 District Teacher Band at the Field House Sports Bar. Join us for our panel: Explore a Free World of Personalized Professional Learning.

New Webinar Series to Support Virtual Coaching

eSchool News

The series is part of the #PLtogether project (PLtogether.org) which will provide a collection of free resources for instructional coaches, including tactical advice from notable thought leaders in the education industry.

Adapting, Balancing, and Collaborating in Mentor Public Schools

Digital Promise

Throughout the district, traditional rows of desks have been updated and replaced with flexible learning spaces. The district-wide implementation and emphasis on blended learning was strategic. are designing project-based learning units collaboratively.

4 Steps to Building a Great Customer Experience in Your School

edWeb.net

First, the presenters acknowledged that schools will have a more difficult time figuring out what good customer service looks like for their constituents than in other industries. Provide ongoing professional learning, and model it for them.

Beyond the Test: How Have We Learned This Decade?

Edsurge

The quiz seems deceptively easy: The past decade has seen literally hundreds of technologies and ideas emerge, many aimed at engaging or involving K-12 students and supporting student learning. So have students learned more? What about how they have done that learning?

The League of Innovative Schools’ 12 Days of Innovation

Digital Promise

We are always excited to invite new districts that are implementing new teaching and learning practices into the League. Principles for Building a Learning Ecosystem—Lessons Learned from Tucson, Arizona.

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How School Leaders Can Make Lasting Change

edWeb.net

These are common challenges for many instructional leaders, teachers, and coaches, and Goggins sought to find a way to create a culture of mutual respect, cooperation, and equitable learning opportunities for her teachers and students. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

edWeb.net Wins 3 SIIA CODiE Awards including Best Overall Education Solution

edWeb.net

edWeb.net is excited to announce that it was named a 2018 SIIA CODiE Award winner for Best Collaborative Social Media Solution for Educators and Best Professional Learning Solution for Faculty & Administrative Staff, and also won the top award of Best Overall Education Solution.