FreshGrade to Host Technology for the Classroom

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edWeb.net is delighted to announce that FreshGrade will be sponsoring TechTools for the Classroom, one of the largest professional learning communities on edWeb. The TechTools community hosts monthly edWebinars that help educators discover and integrate technology into the classroom to make the learning more engaging and effective for students.

The TechTools community on edWeb has been hosting edWebinars since 2010, presented by Shannon Holden, Assistant Principal at Republic Middle School in Missouri, and is an enthusiastic community of 20,000 educators all around the country and the world, who appreciate a collaborative forum for learning. We’re delighted that FreshGrade will be sponsoring this valuable online professional learning program.

To kick off their sponsorship, FreshGrade hosted an edWebinar on Developing a Growth Mindset Using Digital Portfolios on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 6 pm Eastern Time. Peter Briggs, a teacher at Lincoln High School in Tacoma, WA, shared how he encourages a growth mindset through regular communication with students and by promoting self-reflection in their digital portfolios. He also discussed how he has used digital portfolios for communicating student learning, and the benefits of allowing technology to support his teaching practices. The recording is available to view on-demand.

FreshGrade is a portfolio and assessment platform that helps educators, parents, and students have deeper conversations about learning. FreshGrade encourages students to own their learning while engaging parents at every turn. Learn more at www.freshgrade.com.

Lisa Schmucki, the founder and CEO of edWeb.net, commented, “It is wonderful that FreshGrade is sponsoring one of edWeb’s largest and most enthusiastic communities so we can provide the ongoing learning and support that educators need to use technology in the most effective ways.”

“At FreshGrade, we are committed to supporting the learning journey by making learning visible. An essential part of our work is enabling conversations about the learning not only between teacher and student, but also student and parent, and parent and teacher,” said Patti Smith, FreshGrade VP Marketing. “Through our sponsorship of the TechTools community on edWeb, we look forward to learning more about our educators’ practices in the classroom, and supporting the professional development goals of our community’s members.”

Educators are invited to join the free TechTools for the Classroom professional learning community on edWeb.net at www.edweb.net/techtools.

Members will be invited to edWeb’s free edWebinars, a lively, real-time exchange of ideas with experts and colleagues. All edWebinars are recorded for on-demand viewing at any time. Educators earn a CE certificate for attending live or viewing the recording.

About FreshGrade
Founded in 2011, FreshGrade was created by a dedicated team who saw a better way to show student achievement and progression. Today, FreshGrade is used in over 120 countries worldwide. The portfolio and assessment platform helps educators, parents, and students have deeper conversations about learning. Do it all with just one tool: capture evidence, give feedback, and track progression through standards and custom objectives. FreshGrade encourages students to own their learning while engaging parents at every turn. Start a deeper conversation about learning at www.freshgrade.com.

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