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 →
One of the most important tools for professional development is the a Professional Learning Network, or PLN. The PLN can be a source of knowledge, perspective, and feedback that will serve the educator well throughout their career! In this months New Teacher Help webinar, presenter Shannon Holden showed administrators, teachers, counselors, and librarians how to begin building an effective and responsive Professional Learning Network. He also shared examples of tools… read more →
Integrating blended learning into an existing curriculum can be both a difficult and beneficial task. Though it is a rapidly growing instructional model, the many different approaches to implementation can make finding the right solution can feel like going on a treasure hunt without a compass. Who better to lead you on your Blended Learning journey than education advocate, advisor, and author of Getting Smart: How Digital Learning is Changing the World, Tom… read more →
Educational games and apps are a useful tool for Blended Learning, making it important to choose games in different content areas that not only align with standards and support learning goals, but engage students as well. In this session, Max Holechek, UX Designer, Ayu Othman, Art Director and Dr. Tim Hudson, explored games from a developers eyes. They discussed how game design principles can be used effectively to increase student engagement… read more →
In the final installment of the Extending Fraction Understanding series presenter Sara Delano Moore talks about fractions in the primary grades. In this hour long session Sara discusses when the foundations of fractions are laid and when the formal study of fractions begins under CCSS. She also talks about how the idea of sharing fairly is an important for early fraction study, and Geometry standards in grades 1 and 2. In addition, this webinar… read more →
This month’s Game Based Learning webinar was both informative and entertaining. Educators, Professionals, and in an edWeb first -Students, tuned in to hear the very lively Chris Haskell talk about his work over the past two years on the principles of quest-based learning. In his very spirited presentation Chris discussed key design elements of quest-based learning, such as points, badges, achievements, leveling, and student choice, and still had time to make the… read more →