As school districts across the country face school closings, the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) is launching the SETDA Coalition for eLearning on edWeb.net. The SETDA Coalition for eLearning focuses state leaders, affiliates, and partners in collective action around teaching and learning in the digital age. edWeb will be hosting the new Essential Elements for eLearning community of practice and a series of edWebinars to help disseminate an ever-evolving compilation of rapidly developing resources around eLearning for state education agencies and school districts. The program is free thanks to support from AT&T Aspire.
edWeb.net has just released its 2020 Teacher Professional Learning Survey. For three years, edWeb has conducted an annual survey on professional learning and how edWeb meets educators’ needs. Each year the survey shows consistency in why teachers engage in professional learning, the features that are most important in a professional learning program, and the impact edWeb has on teaching and student learning. When teachers participate in professional learning, they frequently share their learning with colleagues and the school-wide community, multiplying the impact.
edWeb.net was announced as one of the Elite 200 companies who will compete in the GSV Cup and will now present at the 2020 ASU GSV Summit. The ASU GSV Summit gathers leaders in government, education, and work advancing social and economic mobility by bending the arc of human potential through innovation. Three companies will be chosen as finalists during the Summit, receiving a prize package of $250,000 in cash and $100,000 in Google Cloud credits.
As Greta Thunberg sails into New York Harbor, the United Nations holds a Youth Climate Summit, and we witness the first Global Youth Strike for Climate, it has never been more important to provide young people with the best education and most opportunities to study the impact of human activity on the planet, and find solutions to mitigate the causes of climate change, and preserve the diversity of life. Today, edWeb.net announces a… read more →
edWeb.net is delighted to announce the launch of Principal Leadership: Making a Difference, a free professional learning community to help principals connect and collaborate on challenges they face leading schools and driving school improvement. Collaboration with peers is one of the most powerful ways to learn about effective ideas and practices. The community will host a series of monthly edWebinars with panels of leading principals where presenters and principal attendees can discuss topics of concern.
edWeb.net is delighted to announce a partnership with CoSN (Consortium for School Networking) to help leaders in rural school districts who are dedicated to taking the Digital Leap. edWeb and CoSN will be launching an online community and series of edWebinars titled “Tech for Rural Districts.” The program will leverage CoSN’s expertise and network of district leaders to help rural districts with the unique challenges and opportunities that they face with acquiring and implementing technology.
edWeb.net is delighted to announce that it won the 2019 SIIA CODiE Award for Best Professional Learning Solution for Faculty & Administrative Staff, for the third year in a row. The winners were announced during the SIIA Ed Tech Conference & CODiE Awards in San Francisco on June 11.
edWeb.net is excited to announce that The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) will be sponsoring Professional Learning for Effective Practice: Leveraging Title IIA, a free professional learning community on edWeb that provides an online forum where district and state Title IIA leaders can learn about the effective implementation of the federal Title IIA program. The community will highlight program implementation best practices and share examples of evidence-based professional learning opportunities and exemplary professional learning programs at the state and district levels. Potential topics include evidence-based professional learning, creative use of monies, the coaching role, the do’s and don’ts of spending, and more.
edWeb.net announces the release of its annual 2019 Teacher Professional Learning Survey. edWeb has been conducting research on educators’ use of edWeb and its impact on professional learning for a number of years to track trends in professional learning and looking for ways to continuously improve. The survey results show consistency over time in the top reasons why teachers engage in professional learning.
edWeb.net, an award-winning professional learning network, today joined forces with Pearson on its professional learning community, Assessment for Learning. Hosted on edWeb, the site will provide an online forum where educators can learn from top experts to improve assessment practices, explore new tools, and personalize teaching for every child.