Webinars have become increasingly popular as a communication, content marketing, and lead generation channel. The pandemic has only increased this trend. The popularity of webinars has resulted in greater expertise in hosting engaging presentations that reach a larger audience of educators at all levels and in all roles.
People typically develop new skills while working, seeking recognition for their professional growth. But research shows that traditional ways of acknowledging employee advancement and providing professional advancement don’t always meet the needs of today’s workers.
The EdTech Awards for 2022 were just announced, and edWeb has won the award for Professional Development Learning Solution out of a field of 20 Finalists. edWeb is also a Finalist in two other categories: Online Courses/MOOC Solution and EdTech Company Setting a Trend. edWeb.net Founder and CEO, Lisa Schmucki, is a Finalist for the Visionary Award.
COVID-19 hit schools and their communities hard. It heightened unfinished learning, disengagement, and absenteeism, all on a long list of conditions that require realignment. However, the pandemic also illuminated the benefits of a whole-child approach to teaching and learning that nurtures academic engagement and accomplishment.
Due to pandemic-driven increases in school districts’ purchases of devices and software, there’s now a need to develop cohesive systems in which data can be transferred and analyzed quickly and easily in order to improve student outcomes and district operations.
Maintaining motivation, especially when facing extreme adversity, is crucial in every occupation. But when teachers are already looking forward to the end of the school year in December, they need additional resources to help them feel inspired and ready to tackle classroom challenges.
Readers may decode a word, but do they know what it means? Is the language in the texts they read compatible with what decodability dictates? And ultimately, does all that decoding make for reading comprehension?
Now that the third school year in a row has been disrupted by COVID-19, many students are struggling with academics and other issues that make it difficult for them to focus fully and enthusiastically on learning in the classroom.
Technology and assessments seem like natural partners—after all, the goal of assessments is to collect data on student progress. But as leaders of the Lexington School District Two (LEX2) in South Carolina discovered, just collecting data is not enough.
Education ranks high among industries where cyber incidents and threats occur frequently. From DDoS attacks to ransomware to malware encounters, school districts are at increased risk for harmful and costly security breaches that wreak havoc on systems and programs across departments.