edWeb.net is excited to announce the release of selected audio recordings of professional learning presentations on edWeb podcast channels. Many informative and insightful conversations with education leaders and experts work well as podcasts and will help edWeb reach a wider audience of educators and the general public interested in leading issues in education.
Presenters from the Indiana Department of Education and the New Jersey Department of Education will showcase the power of the Title IIA program and how professional learning for digital teaching and learning can be supported through this program.
SETDA is excited to offer this professional learning opportunity for educators to better understand how to teach online either full time or in times of remote learning.
The goal of this edWebinar is to infuse your work with balance and energy as you clarify essential goals and make the most of your resources.
Shifting from an industrial-age education model to a post-industrial learner-centered model is an essential part of preparing students for college and 21st century careers, and the process works best when the learner-centered approach is applied to the professional learning of teachers and administrators, as well as the education of their students.
In this edWebinar, you will hear from experts in the field regarding best practices for professional learning opportunities and share your own examples of quality professional learning experiences.
Attendees will gain a framework for impactful professional learning, learn about assessment tools and strategies that support and inform a competency-based approach to learning, and hear from school leaders using the model.
Congress passed ESSA in 2015, but one area still challenging schools is the tiers for evidence-based interventions and materials. In a recent edWebinar, “Professional Learning in Action: Evidence-Based Practices for Student Success,” leaders from the Ohio Department of Education explained how a statewide initiative is helping administrators and teachers not only understand the tiers but also provide assistance in selecting the best materials for their students.
Communication and collaboration are not the same thing. There are many tools that allow educators and administrators to talk to each other, but to take advantage of edtech’s promise, they should also be able to use the tool to work together on the same projects. In her presentation, “Collaboration Near and Far in Digital Professional Learning Communities,” Geri Gillespy, Administrator of Digital Integration at West Ada School District in ID, talked about how to get the most out of online collaboration programs.
All educators are lifelong learners, whether they’re figuring out how to incorporate the latest edtech device into their lessons or researching bios on NBA players to help a reluctant reader. But while schools expect teachers to continue their education, most only get rewarded for getting an advanced degree like a master’s or a Ph.D. Now, organizations like Digital Promise have developed micro-credential programs, which recognize educators for acquiring new skills. During her presentation “Measuring and Sustaining Professional Learning Through Micro-Credentials,” Odelia Younge, senior project director for educator micro-credentials at Digital Promise, explained the key elements of micro-credentials, how they work, and what differentiates them from other professional development.