Open Educational Resources (OER) are a fast-growing body of free digital resources that can help schools reduce their expenses on textbooks and other education materials.
Pathways to Participation for Preservice Teachers, a report just released by edWeb.net, looks at how online networks can help preservice and new teachers connect with practicing educators who can provide them with the knowledge, resources, mentoring and general support they will need to be successful in the classroom.
We are delighted to announce that edWeb.net has been selected as a finalist for the 2014 SIIA CODiE Awards for “Best Collaborative Social Media Solution for Educators.” The SIIA CODiE Awards are the industry’s only peer-reviewed awards program. Educators and administrators conduct the first-round review of all education nominees. The judges are responsible for selecting the CODiE Awards finalists, and SIIA members then vote on the finalist products. The scores… read more →
SmartBrief, the leading online publisher of targeted business news and information by industry, is hosting a free professional learning community around Connected Teaching and Learning on edWeb.net, a professional learning and social network for the education community. The community and its professional development webinars will give SmartBrief partners a new channel for reaching EdTech leaders. EdTech industry organizations can add the sponsorship of a Connected Teaching and Learning webinar to… read more →
CDW-G, a leading provider of technology solutions to education, government, and healthcare, today announced a free professional learning community around GetEdFunding on edWeb.net, a professional learning and social network for the education community. The professional learning community will provide a place for educators to engage with peers on successes, challenges, and best practices associated with educational funding. Additionally, community members will collaborate with each other to expand innovative programs, prepare… read more →
Medal of Honor Recipient, Harold A. Fritz, will speak with students and teachers in honor of National Medal of Honor Day as part of a program hosted by edWeb.net and the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation
Problem-Attic, the online question bank for K-12 educators, has launched a free professional learning community around Assessment for Learning on edWeb.net, a professional learning and social network for the education community.
TIME For Kids (TFK) presented a webcast on January 23rd for teachers and students to connect with scientists working in Antarctica. Teachers from more than 1,500 schools participated in this unique event that connected students with scientists from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to answer students’ questions about Antarctica and the experience of working in this remote region of the earth. The program was hosted by edWeb.net, the online learning… read more →
The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation (CMOHF) has undertaken a broad range of education Initiatives aimed at increasing awareness of the Medal of Honor and what it represents.
Which new education technology companies are most innovative and most likely to succeed? Each year, the Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) spotlights new companies and products in the education technology market with a semi-annual Innovation Incubator Awards Competition.