Summer is a great time to relax, recharge, go to the beach, and also have some fun engaging in professional learning. Many educators are finding that the growing world of online professional communities is not only a great way to find resources and ideas (especially tech ideas), but also a place to meet up and have fun! edWeb.net is a community built especially for educators and provides free professional learning… read more »
“Educators Who Care, Share” is my favorite quote from the ISTE conference in Atlanta. Thinking back on 7 years since we first had the idea for edWeb, that is one of the common traits that defines the educators, the partners, and the sponsors who get the most and give the most in this new connected educator world.
While many people understand professional development to be drudgery at best, many others have discovered a spring of excellent PD, to the degree that it can feel like one is drowning in a flood of options.
Social media is about building relationships. It gives those in the industry a chance to connect and build relationships with others in the industry, educators, and students. It also provides a platform for educators to share with one another and also share with the world the great work of their students!
TIME (@TIME) released a list of the 140 best Twitter feeds of 2014. Eric Sheninger, Principal of New Milford High School in New Jersey, and host of the Leadership 3.0 community on edWeb, was the only educator to make the list! Eric is also a NASSP National Digital Principal Award Winner (2012), Google Certified Teacher, Adobe Education Leader, Author, and Speaker. Check out the full list here. “Principal Twitter” uses his… read more »
For the past 4 months, I’ve been working in a new role in my school district building capacity across 2500 teachers, 100 administrators and 13,000 students for connected teaching, learning & leadership.
Let’s face it, students have the potential to be a bit disorganized. How do we give students the ability to organize and track their assignments from as many as seven different classes when the reality is that most of them have trouble keeping their rooms from looking like disaster areas!