“edWeb Case Study: Rock Valley Community School District” examines the way the district relies on edWeb.net to support its professional development program for teachers. Their program embodies four of the key features identified by educational researchers as characterizing high quality professional learning experiences, the effective design of online communities for teachers, and best practices for integrating informal online professional learning with formal district professional development. In each case, edWeb.net provides critical support that empowers Rock Valley leaders to implement research-based practices.
edWeb.net was named a 2017 SIIA CODiE Award finalist in the category for “Best Professional Learning Solution for Faculty and Administrative Staff.” The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier awards for the software and information industries, and have been recognizing product excellence for over 30 years. The awards offer 93 categories that are organized by industry focus for education technology and business technology. edWeb was honored as one of 160… read more →
edWeb.net has just released a survey on Teacher Professional Development that provides insights on the kinds of professional development (PD) teachers find most helpful to improve their teaching practice and their students’ learning.
All educators need PD and learning that is relevant to their practice to keep up with the rapid pace of change in technology and education initiatives such as ESSA, Common Core, Next Gen Science Standards, Future Ready, and more.
It was announced yesterday that edWeb.net is the winner of the SIIA CODiE Award for Best Collaborative Social Media Solution for Educators. This is the second year in a row that edWeb.net has won this prestigious industry award.The winner announcement was made by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, to an audience of over 300 education, software, information and business technology leaders.
Leaders like myself always turn to edWeb for the best practitioner-driven strategies, ideas, and solutions to improve professional practice.
edWeb.net hosts over 40 professional learning communities for educators, so it’s about time to launch one for education marketing and sales executives. Online collaboration is a great way to share information and resources with colleagues. edWeb and MCH Strategic Data will be hosting free webinars on a wide range of topics. These won’t be talking head webinars, but interactive video conferences with on-camera experts and an ongoing open chat with… read more →
October is National Farm to School Month, a time to recognize the importance of farm to school programs as a means to improve child nutrition, support local economies and educate children about the origins of food. The National Farm to School Network (NFSN), along with countless partners, advocated for the creation of National Farm to School Month by Congress in 2010. NFSN now organizes the annual celebration in partnership with… read more →
Steve Gambuti, the founder of North Jersey Te@cher, and Lisa Schmucki, the founder of edWeb.net, spent some time recently talking about how edWeb got started and plans for the future. Founder of edWeb is North Jersey Native by Steve Gambuti Lisa Schmucki is not only the founder of edWeb.net, but she is a northern New Jersey native who grew up in Morristown, New Jersey. As a user of the free webinar… read more →
We all think we’re going to have more time over the summer – to read, to relax, to clean out the attic, to catch up on PD! But PD is like piano lessons. It’s best to do a little bit, regularly, all year long. edWeb makes it easy. Attend one of our free webinars – it only takes an hour. You’ll connect online with educators all around the country, and… read more →
edWeb has substantially raised our visibility with new audiences. Through our community features and webinars, we are able to promote thought leadership, professional learning, and audience participation around our mission. The monthly webinars have been phenomenal. They have helped us consistently reach large and international audiences, and have taken the burden off of of us to coordinate, manage, and promote webinars. I highly recommend edWeb’s professional learning community services.