It is important to define and address literacy problems to ensure that struggling students learn and improve. In “Teaching Students with Literacy Problems—Including Dyslexia,” hosted by edWeb.net and sponsored by Brookes Publishing, Nickola Wolf Nelson, Ph.D., Professor Emerita, Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, Western Michigan University, reviewed techniques educators can use to teach their students with literacy problems.
Change is inevitable, and while it’s important to design lessons with an end result in mind, it’s difficult to prepare students for a future that doesn’t exist yet. In the recent edWebinar, “The Future Ready Challenge: Improve Student Outcomes in 18 Weeks,” hosted by edWeb.net, Dr. L. Robert Furman, Elementary Principal and author of The Future Ready Challenge, discussed tips to help educators prepare students for an unknown future.
ORIGO Education is offering a live stream education seminar, Making the Most of Math Models, May 10 at 3:00 p.m. EDT on edWeb.net. The edWebinar will help teachers use meaningful visual and concrete math models to support coherent content progressions in mathematics across grade levels. ORIGO president and co-founder, James Burnett, will introduce four visual models often used in grades Pre-K–6 and lead a discussion about the benefits of using the array/area model for developing multiplication facts. He will also show how the thinking can be extended through grade levels.
I just watched the webinar entitled Creating Tomorrows Schools Today and I was moved by all the information that I heard about…. I thoroughly enjoy the classroom but after seeing the webinar I’m inspired to fulfill my administrator calling…. The webinar just adds to the plate as far as how much more of a positive impact I could make if I were to become an administrator. This forum will indeed… read more →
edWeb is so excited to congratulate Michelle Luhtala, department chair at New Canaan High School Library in Connecticut, for being selected as a 2017 AASL Social Media Superstars winner! AASL’s Social Media Superstars program honors school library professionals who enrich the profession and its work on behalf of students by sharing information, expertise, ideas, encouragement, dialog and inspiration using a variety of social media channels.
edWeb.net and Abrams Learning Trends are working together to launch a professional learning community, Be a Literacy Hero in the K-5 Classroom, to support K-5 teachers with practical tips, expert guidance, and instructional best practices designed to help teachers have an immediate impact with their students in the classroom.
The level of discussion we experienced in the chat room was inspiring. The participants were sharing some of their challenges while offering up possible solutions to their peers. We are very excited about future engagement in the Classroom Environments community as we expand on our edWebinar series.
edWeb.net and MeTEOR Education announce the launch of the free professional learning community on edWeb.net to help educators at all levels create high-impact learning environments and experiences for their students. Linda Dove, M.Ed., and Director of Learning Experiences at MeTEOR Education, presented an opening edWebinar on April 3rd to launch the program to an audience of over 300 educators from around the country and the world. She presented research that shows the impact of effective learning environments on student performance. Educators were highly engaged during the program and had lots of questions about how to design effective environments that encourage students to take risks, work for special needs students, and help to manage disruptive behaviors. They wanted suggestions on how to afford creating new environments when resources are limited.
Recently, the Acumen Partners hosted an edWeb.net webinar, ‘Becoming a Data-Driven Organization.’ Our follow-up email had incredible results, with a 46.4% open rate and an 8.9% click through rate. As a consulting and advisory firm focused on data-driven results, edWeb is able to provide valuable data to their customers and community. As schools, districts, and businesses look for accountability in their spending, what better way than for vendors and education… read more →
We are very excited to be the exclusive sponsor of the Building Understanding in Mathematics community. edWeb and Sara’s history of delivering top notch continuing education for professionals within the mathematics community is very important to our industry. We are honored to be a part of the process.