It may lack sweat equity, but it’s up there with even the most physically demanding of sports. Esports, the competitive side of video gaming, is exploding. And K-12 schools are buying in because it’s not only fun but also a viable educational tool! A recent edWebinar sponsored by Common Sense Education, “Ready Player One: Esports in K-12,” highlights why esports has taken hold in schools. Research-based evidence affirms its highly positive impact on students’ academic achievement, soft skills, and socio-emotional well-being.
In this edWebinar, three educators will share their strategies for engaging parents in a different conversation by showing how they use technology to open up a world of opportunities that wouldn’t be possible without digital tools.
At Common Sense Education, the edtech reviewers have seen it all. And to help teachers navigate the plethora of materials for the digital classroom, Tanner Higgin, Director of Education Editorial Strategy at Common Sense Education, presented “50 Top Edtech Tools for the Classroom.” Below are some of Higgin’s favorites.
In this edWebinar, you’ll see examples of how Chromebooks, G Suite for Education apps, and Gaggle, can keep students secure in the context of privacy, data, digital monitoring, and citizenship.
This edWebinar will explore how you can integrate SEL into your school and district using tips and tricks for easy SEL infusion into every lesson.
SETDA’s latest research, Navigating the Digital Shift 2018: Broadening Student Learning Opportunities, highlights how state policies are supporting the transformation to digital learning. Many states provide guidance for the implementation of digital materials in districts to help ensure that they are available to all learners. However, some districts may not have any state guidance at all. In a recent webinar, presenters from Idaho and Pennsylvania discussed how state and district leadership support digital learning opportunities and implement digital materials.
If you get some down time over the holidays, it’s a great time to catch up on some of the most popular edWebinars of 2019! This year we hosted 331 edWebinars, 46 more than in 2018. Our programs covered a wide range of timely topics for early childhood educators, librarians, teachers, and administrators. In 2019, our edWebinars had 475,000 views from educators all around the world, in 185 countries.
In this first edWebinar of the 2019-2020 season, Superintendents Dr. Deborah Kerr and Dr. David Schuler, and CoSN CEO Keith Krueger share best practices and recommended strategies for leading technology transformations.
In this edWebinar, Heather Callihan of Northwest Public Schools in Nebraska shows how make your students responsible and fluent social media users.
Learn to engage young citizens in STEAM, and how to remain relevant, by making learning authentic and fully immersed in the backdrop of the global context.