edWeb is a professional learning network that provides teachers and all educators with free online professional learning communities and edWebinars. edWeb makes it possible for educators to participate in personalized, collaborative learning – anytime, anywhere. We’ve been conducting research on our members’ attitudes about professional development for a number of years, and began an annual Teacher Professional Learning Survey 3 years ago to benchmark changes in attitudes on a consistent… read more →
edWeb has established a community entitled “Principal Leadership”, which will provide guidance for principals through a series of edWebinars on a variety of topics. In order to address the needs of principals, a survey was sent out to administrators across the United States to assess their biggest areas of need.
“edWeb Case Study: Rock Valley Community School District” examines the way the district relies on edWeb.net to support its professional development program for teachers. Their program embodies four of the key features identified by educational researchers as characterizing high quality professional learning experiences, the effective design of online communities for teachers, and best practices for integrating informal online professional learning with formal district professional development. In each case, edWeb.net provides critical support that empowers Rock Valley leaders to implement research-based practices.