A State-Wide Model for Online Professional Learning

edWeb.net

The GaDOE Social Studies Department and three of their virtual specialists presented an edWebinar on their three-year journey in creating and maintaining virtual learning communities for social studies for every grade level and course from K through 12. The impact on student learning.

edWeb 2018 Professional Learning Survey

edWeb.net

Continuous, effective professional learning can help teachers and administrators improve teaching and learning, but research shows traditional forms of professional development have become expensive and ineffective. Download the edWeb 2018 Professional Learning Survey.

Redesigning Professional Learning with Video: Igniting District-Wide Leadership and Learning

eSchool News

We also know, from experience, that providing on-going, personalized and relevant professional learning to all teachers within a district is a seemingly insurmountable task. What a district-wide video-based professional learning program looks like at all levels.

Teaching and Learning Webinar: Accessibility for All

EdTechTeam

This month’s Teaching & Learning webinar was all about better meeting the needs of all learners with some amazing tools and tips from our panelists. But we were all excited to learn from Jeffrey how to add automatic captions to any video we uploaded to Youtube. To see the archive of all our Teaching & Learning monthly webinars visit our Youtube playlist. Teaching and Learning. Pedagogy Teaching and Learning #assistivetech

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes and Coaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes and Coaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular.

A School Leader’s Guide to Using edWeb for Personalized Teacher PD

edWeb.net

To provide the best possible teaching and learning environment, school leaders need to provide their teachers with professional learning opportunities that are personalized and engaging. School leaders can assign webinars to teachers for enrichment or remediation.

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Implementing a Personalized PD Program in Your District

edWeb.net

In a system where people learn in a variety of ways, one size does not fit all for PD programs. Districts must provide choice, allowing teachers to select what they want to learn while keeping in mind district goals. Schools and districts can also use edWeb as an online meeting place.

Week of August 22nd, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate

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 Blackboard Collaborate (formerly 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] ).

Week of August 14, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate

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 Blackboard Collaborate (formerly 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] ).

Vernier releases free back-to-school resources

eSchool News

Professional learning and support tools include in-person workshops, webinars, video tutorials, grant opportunities and more. The Vernier TIL was honored with a Stellar Service Award from Tech & Learning magazine.

Shifting district culture to deepen student learning

eSchool News

How do districts leverage technology to deepen learning? Join this webcast to hear how RCPS is utilizing multiple delivery modes, including job-embedded approaches, and differentiation to meet individual staff needs and to build capacity for sustainable and scalable growth.

Taking Control Of Your Professional Development

The Web20Classroom

He is engaging in the classroom, works very hard to meet the needs of all his students and regularly reflects on his teaching to understand his strengths and weaknesses. Over the summer teachers were going to go to some professional development in their content area.

New Micro-credentials Provide Path to PBS Media Literacy Educator Certification

Digital Promise

Read on to learn more, or get started here. Want to learn more about certification and micro-credentials? Register for our informational webinar on March 19 at 3pm PDT. Micro-credentials are a form of competency-based recognition that validate an educator’s professional learning.

Resources and Wrap Ups From #FETC 2017

The Web20Classroom

This is one my favorite conferences of the year because of the quality of the sessions, the people and, of course, the learning. Flipping Professional Learning Workshop -Flipping the classroom is gaining in popularity in the classroom, but are you ready to try to flip professional learning?

Thinking About Redefining Professional Development

The Web20Classroom

As a former Director of Instructional Technology my job was to provide technology embedded professional development (PD) to a district of 4000 teachers. The traditional forms of sit-and-get PD are giving way to MOOCs, webinars, Edcamps and flipped learning.

edWeb = “Free-Range PD” Teachers Love!

edWeb.net

edWeb.net is a great website for free professional learning with such a wide range of topics that we call it “free-range PD!”. Join a professional learning community on edWeb for networking with peers on topics of particular interest to you.

Relevant Leadership for Today's Schools

A Principal's Reflections

Image credit: [link] I am excited to announce two specific resources available to any school leader to learn more about Leadership 2.0 is a professional learning community that will help school principals use Web 2.0 Help teachers engage in free online professional development.

Four Tips for Choosing the Right Edtech Resources

Edsurge

With the continued funding challenges educators face, it’s crucial to pick an education resource that will yield the best return on investment and support learning outcomes for your district. 3P Learning works with over five million students and educators across the globe, providing online learning solutions in math, science and literacy. Ensure the resources you consider align with your district’s mission, vision and student learning objectives.

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Technology Resources For Early Childhood Learning

The Web20Classroom

As a Dad and an educator I am constantly looking for the best resources to provide for them at home to supplement the learning they are doing in their schools. I want Chesney to love learning, be an explorer and tinker with things but also be a fluent user of technology.

#07: Getting Started Using Twitter for Educational Excellence

The CoolCatTeacher

Get a 45-day free trial of SmartLab Game-Based Learning Software. SMART Learning Suite is today’s sponsor. Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm.

Last Chance to Join Tech-infused Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

The 21 st Century classroom blends technology with traditional teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. This three-week course (July 10-July 30) digs into the digital ideas and tools used by innovative teachers to extend and enrich student learning.

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Putting UDL to Practice for Increased Engagement in a Standards-Based Learning Environment

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

With abundant access to data, schools can personalize learning to help each student demonstrate success in a standards-based. learning environment. Universal Design for Learning is an approach aimed at supporting the diverse needs of ALL learners in a classroom. .

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Subscriber Special: July

Ask a Tech Teacher

Digs deeper into digital tools used by innovative teachers to extend and enrich student learning. The 21 st Century classroom blends technology with traditional teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. Your Personal Learning Network.

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Making The Best Technology Purchasing Decisions

The Web20Classroom

Balancing a district budget is an annual job that has many administrators prioritizing monies to meet the needs of students and staff, as well as the upkeep and daily operations of the grounds and facilities. In a 2017 report from Learning Counsel results found districts spent $16.2

Informing your PD efforts: New ISTE Standards for Educators and Future Ready Frameworks

NeverEndingSearch

As the 2017/2018 school year approaches, it would be good to know about a couple of documents/frameworks that will be influencing the ways we teach with, learn with and support our classroom educator and coach partners. It should absolutely fuel your professional development efforts.

Igniting Early Childhood Minds at SUMMER SPLASH ‘15

edWeb.net

Frog Street’s 23rd annual professional development conference, SUMMER SPLASH 2015, was a huge success – and edWeb.net was there to join in the festivities! Host and Ringmaster, Stephen Fite, with Fanny the Frog welcoming all to dinner.

Host a PD Buffet for Your Teachers: Tips from a Technology Integrationist

edWeb.net

Rachel Langenhorst, Technology Integrationist at Rock Valley Community School District in Iowa, was interviewed by edWeb about the importance of keeping up with your own learning in order to provide valuable professional development for others. Rachel Langenhorst.

Want to Give Students More Voice and Choice? Start with Teachers

Edsurge

Stop me if you’ve seen this one before: In an effort to encourage teachers to abandon traditional, lecture-style instruction in favor of next-generation learning models, we sit them down and ask them to listen for an hour or two. Conversations around personalized learning are nothing new for the staff at the M.S.D. Teachers in our virtual high school and blended learning programs, which I help direct, have been having them for a few years now via webinars and seminars.

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Kids Deserve It! with Todd Nesloney

edWeb.net

In this edWeb.net webinar, Todd gave examples of how he works with his students and staff based on his own experiences. We have to be preparing them by giving them as many opportunities to learn as we can,” said Todd, highlighting the importance of technology in the classroom.

What’s New

techlearning

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.

3 Ways Districts Can Rethink Teacher Professional Development

eSpark

According to a recent study conducted by the Gates Foundation, $18 billion is spent annually on teacher professional development. The average teacher spends anywhere from 68-89 hours in professional learning a year. Tip #2: Encourage professional learning through technology.

Last Chance to Join Tech-infused Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

The 21 st Century classroom blends technology with traditional teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. This three-week course (July 11-July 31) is a follow-on to the introductory class, Tech-infused Teacher , digging into the digital ideas and tools used by innovative teachers to extend and enrich student learning. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Professional Learning Network. Your Personal Learning Network.

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Connecting Teaching, Learning, & Leadership

EdTechSandyK

Notes from an edWeb.net Webinar 4/28/14 Dr. Joe Mazza Director of Connected Teaching, Learning & Leadership North Penn School District Dr. Mazza just took on his position in December. He is a project manager, promoting connected teaching, learning, & leadership.

Work Your Dreams Using the Top Five Leadership Competencies with Secretary of State Linda McCulloch

edWeb.net

In this recent edWeb.net webinar, sponsored by Girls Thinking Global, Secretary McCulloch shared her top leadership competencies, and how past experiences, good judgement, and working well with others can lead to success. one webinar attendee asked. WATCH THE WEBINAR RECORDING.

Middle School Educators Across Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Learn New Strategies for Integrating Innovative Computational Thinking Approaches into Classroom Learning to Better Prepare Students For 21st Century Careers

techlearning

-- Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Partner on “Ignite My Future in School” Initiative, Delivering Professional Learning to Educators and Supporting the Integration of Computational Thinking into Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ Curriculum -- CHARLOTTE, N.C. |