edWeb Best Practices: Virtual Professional Learning
In this new Guide for Best Practices in Virtual Professional Learning, we’ve outlined 3Cs of Professional Learning – communication, content, and customization – that are the overarching themes for best practices and 9 Professional Learning Practices within those themes.
Provide More Choice, Flexibility, and Accessibility
edWeb helps you give your teachers and staff choice and flexibility with their professional learning while you meet district goals and support staff needs. edWeb can make it easy for you to implement the best, most engaging, and successful practices in professional learning with our online network and free edWebinar and podcast resources.
Virtual Professional Learning: More Personalization and Work-Life Balance for All Staff
In this edWebinar, the presenters demonstrate how edWeb.net’s free professional learning platform, edWebinars, and podcasts can provide district and school staff with more autonomy, enjoyment, and engagement in professional learning. They show concrete examples of how school districts are using edWeb as a professional learning hub packed with high-quality resources for PreK–12 educators.
The Benefits of Teacher Autonomy for Professional Learning
Faculty and staff excel when they are given choice and opportunity to dive into their interests and determine their own paths of learning. Watch this edWebinar to learn how Princeton Public Schools’ educators are benefiting from increased autonomy in professional learning and find out about their secret to making PD days more engaging and fun—Tiger the therapy dog!
A School District’s Journey to Reinvent Professional Learning Post-Pandemic
In this PD in Action edWebinar, the Wayne Township Public Schools team provides an update on their journey to reinvent professional learning for their whole staff, drawing on lessons they learned and resources they discovered during the pandemic. Their goal is to provide more personalized learning and better work/life balance with more flexible, virtual learning options.
Northern Highlands Regional High School: Professional Learning with edWeb
Dr. Robin Knutelsky, Director of Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment, and Human Resources Northern Highlands Regional High School (NJ), shares ideas for planning professional learning for the 2022-23 school year and how she’s using edWeb resources that align with her district’s professional learning plan.
Georgia Model for Virtual Professional Learning: Supporting Educators During COVID
The GaDOE Social Studies team had the foresight to launch professional learning communities on edWeb in 2016, so their programs were in place when the pandemic hit, creating a successful, sustainable solution for personalized PD before and during the pandemic, and beyond.
Research-Based Practices for PD: Rock Valley Case Study
This case study provides an innovative model for how Rock Valley School District’s personalized professional learning on edWeb is aligned to the research on best practices for PD.
District Model for Online Professional Learning: Spencerport School District
edWeb.net provides a free online professional learning network that hosts edWebinars for educators from preK – 12 (live and recorded) on a wide range of topics.
Implementing a Personalized PD Program in Your District
Schools and districts can create their own community page on edWeb.net, and use the community to easily connect with others, facilitate discussion in the discussion forum or blog, post resources to share, and more.
Host a Pajama PD Day
Rachel Langenhorst, K-12 Technology Integrationist and Instructional Coach in Rock Valley, IA, was interviewed on Education Talk Radio for edWeb.net’s monthly show by Program Host Larry Jacobs along with Lisa Schmucki, edWeb founder.
Host a PD Buffet for Your Teachers: Tips from a Technology Integrationist
Rachel Langenhorst, Technology Integrationist at Rock Valley Community School District in Iowa, was interviewed by edWeb about the importance of keeping up with your own learning in order to provide valuable professional development for others.
How Collaboration Helps School Leaders Succeed
In “How Online Learning Communities Help Principals Collaborate and Succeed,” Shannon Holden, Assistant Principal, Republic Middle School, MO, presented on the unique possibilities that online collaboration offers for personal professional learning.
A School Leader’s Guide to Using edWeb for Personalized Teacher PD
edWeb.net is free and can help school leaders provide teachers with personalized PD that meets teachers’ needs and interests, and promotes collaborative learning with peers.
How a Principal Uses edWeb to Personalize PD
In a recent edWeb.net survey of principals, personalized professional development for teachers was the number one topic of interest.
Take the Risk, Take the Extra Step: Advice for School Leaders
Dr. Robert Furman, Principal of South Park Elementary, was interviewed by edWeb to gain an administrator’s perspective on providing quality professional development for teachers and the social aspect of learning.
edWeb.net | Your One Stop Shop for Professional Development
“edWeb.net is your one stop shop for professional development opportunities. I enjoy becoming a part of the various online communities.”
Supplement Your Professional Learning with edWeb
One of the most significant benefits of connected learning is the ability for educators to follow their specific passions to improve professionally.
edWeb Connects with Pre-Service Teachers
Tech4TeacherEd is a new edWeb.net community for pre-service teachers, college of education faculty, and inservice educators to share resources and ideas for integrating digital tools into the classroom.
edWeb = “Free-Range PD” Teachers Love!
edWeb.net has free professional learning on such a wide range of topics that we call it “free-range PD!” Learn, share, and mentor with colleagues in your school or district and from all around the world.
Using edWeb for Collaboration in Higher Education
edWeb makes collaboration outside the classroom simple for Holbrook’s busy doctoral students, many of whom also balance families and full time jobs.