edWeb.net announces Mackin Educational Resources as the new sponsor of Emerging Tech, a free professional learning community (PLC) that helps librarians integrate technology into school library programs. The Emerging Tech community began in 2010 and has over 10,000 members who are on the leading edge of transforming libraries into centers for 21st century learning. Librarians have been increasingly recognized as leaders in using technology and digital resources to transform learning.
edWeb.net and Wonder Workshop are hosting a professional learning community (PLC) on Coding & Robotics K-8 that will bring together thought leaders, technical experts, leading-edge educators, and industry leaders to provide teachers new information, resources, ideas and a place for discussion on how to teach coding and robotics, and how to integrate computer science and coding theory into core subjects, especially for students in grades K-8.
The Student & Youth Travel Association (SYTA) is sponsoring the newly launched, free professional learning community (PLC) Teach & Travel on edWeb.net. In today’s globalizing world, experiences outside the classroom are equally as important as inside. In fact, 24% of all tourism is student tourism, and 12% of that number is students ages 10-17. However, finding the means for student travel can be difficult, especially for low-income schools.
All over the world, destructive ideologies based on cultural, religious, and ideological stereotypes are hampering development, dialogue, and understanding of the world around us. Generation Global believes that education is one of the most effective instruments in countering these ideologies. Through Generation Global, students can practice skills and dialogue, participate in facilitated videoconferences, and engage in a safe online community where they can connect with their peers around the world.
edWeb.net and Learning Ally, a national nonprofit serving students with learning and visual disabilities, announce the launch of Empowering Struggling Readers, a free professional learning community (PLC) to assist educators in fostering academic success and a love of reading for their students with dyslexia and specific learning disabilities. The PLC provides an easy way for educators to collaborate to advance support for all readers and offers free webinars by curriculum leaders and teachers.
edWeb.net and Nureva have come together to create this free professional learning community (PLC) to help teachers and school leaders learn how to create learning environments that foster student collaboration to ensure that every individual can make a real contribution, and what role technology can play in the process. The new PLC offers educators a place to post questions, share practical tips, and get feedback from experts and peers on the issues and challenges in fostering teamwork in the classroom.
edWeb.net and Brookes Publishing announce the launch of a free professional learning community (PLC) to support school professionals in discovering and sharing practical strategies for inclusive classrooms. Today’s schools are becoming more and more inclusive, welcoming students with a wide variety of backgrounds and ability levels. As we build classroom communities where every child learns and belongs, teachers must be prepared to meet the diverse learning needs of all their… read more →
edWeb.net is delighted to announce that Monarch Center for Autism has joined the consortium that sponsors Teaching Students with Autism, a free professional learning community (PLC) where educators can share information to help support the needs of students with autism.
edWeb.net and Nureva Inc. have partnered to present Digital Portfolios for K-12, a free professional learning community (PLC) for educators to share ideas and best practices around the meaningful integration of digital portfolios to empower students to take ownership of their learning.
edWeb.net is delighted to announce its partnership with the first national Digital Citizenship Summit to be held in Hartford, CT, on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015.