One of the goals of professional development should be to provide meaningful, effective professional development, where teachers are invigorated and inspired.
Online professional learning helps solve the problem of time constraints because the time and place can vary. Educators can connect with other people who share similar concerns to deepen their learning by obtaining worldwide perspectives.
What’s the best way to get teachers trained and confident in using technology? One school district shares the idea of developing a Technology Academy for teachers, with the goals of infusing more technology into the curriculum and giving teachers access to the most innovative technologies for use in the classroom.
Providing relevant, timely professional development is a challenge to an administrator. With buzz words abounding and books a bountiful, what do you do when time is tight but content is crucial?
In the third TIME For Kids webinar on edWeb.net presenters Suzanne and Jaime discussed nonfiction and their alignment with the common core. They shared ways to use the images and graphics in a non-fiction article as entry points for a topic and examples of nonfiction articles that have significant visual components.
What is Glogster? Presenter Shannon Holden explored the classroom tool in this months TechTools for the Classroom webinar on edWeb.net.
In celebration of October is Connected Educator Month the New Teacher Help community on edWeb.net hosted a webinar all about building and growing your Professional Learning Network. Presenter Shannon Holden talked about building lines of communication among educators using social media, online tools, and face to face methods.
Universal Design for Leaning, also known as UDL, helps teachers create targeted instruction to address every type of learning. When paired with technology this framework becomes even more effective.
“Some men are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.” Find out what it takes to be a great principal in this month’s Leadership 3.0 webinar. Presenter Jimmy Cassas, Principal at Bettendorf High School in Iowa, shared strategies and tips for successfully leading your staff and students. He discussed the importance of meaningful relationships, developing staff, and creating a school wide sense of pride. He… read more →
Collaboration, student assessment, networking, there’s and app for that! In fact there are countless apps and tools that can be used to quickly assess students with just one touch. Presenter Kathy Schrock explored these apps in this month’s PD in Action webinar. In addition she demonstrated several different apps that can be used for networking with peers, file sharing, and discovering new information. Watch the webinar to find out how… read more →