Over 1,500 attendees tuned in yesterday to view a special live broadcast from Antarctica presented by edWeb.net and Time For Kids. Science Writer David Bjerke and special guests Jean Pennycook, Penguin Researcher for the National Science Foundation, and Peter West, Outreach & Education Program Manager for the National Science Foundation, gave an exclusive look inside life in Antarctica.
The inquiry based nature of the Common Core Standards require students demonstrate proficiency in research skills. However, students seldom have a clear understanding of how to differentiate fact-finding overviews from targeted and detailed evidence collection.
Everyone agrees that bullying is a huge problem in our nation’s schools, yet many adults ignore bullying as it happens right under their nose! In this month’s stop bullying webinar on edWeb.net, presenter Shannon Holden shared techniques school employees can use to encourage other adults to help in the fight against bullying.
Are you looking for a new project for your Early Childhood class? Have you checked out the various Blogs, Lanky parties, Pinterest, Twitter, etc.? This month’s Prek-3 Digital Learning webinar presented by Christi Gonzalez focused on a variety of educational applications and websites that educators can use on their lessons.
In the second session of PBS LearningMedia’s series on edWeb.net, presenters Carolyn Jacobs and Jane Porath discussed the Middle School Literacy collection of lessons.
The Core State Standards describe fifteen different types of math problems which can be solved by addition and/or subtraction, most of which are not addressed in textbooks. In this month’s CCSS in Math webinar on edWeb.net, presenter Sara Moore discussed each type of problems in detail.
In this week’s Education Talk Radio broadcast, edTech Innovator of the month Tim Clark discusses his experience with BYOT implementation. According to Tim the term BYOT is a versatile acronym intended to mean “Bring Your Own Technology, Tools, and Thinking.”
In the second part of the three part “Crack the E-rate Filing Window” series on edWeb.net, presenter Zach McLemore discussed the preparation and filing of the FCC Form 471. Participants learned helpful tips and best practices for the submission of E-rate funding requests, as well as important regulatory and document retention requirements.
In this interview Randy Moczygemba, Superintendent in New Braunffels, TX, gives an overview of his experience with 1-to-1. He was chosen as this months edTech Innovator for his work with his districts 1-to-1 initiative. The interview, conducted by Exectuive Editor of THE Journal Chris Phieler, focuses on the district wide iPad initiative.
In this month’s EdTech Innovators webinar, presenter Tim Clark discussed the benefits he has seen of implementing BYOT in Forsyth County, GA. He talked about personalizing students’ learning experience, empowering them to create something new that shows what they know