In 2016 edWeb.net hosted over 250 webinars that have been viewed by 170,000 educators. Topics spanned from early childhood education to building a positive school and classroom culture. From integrating technology into school libraries, to special education, to coding and robotics, there was something for everyone this year. We would like to thank our partners and sponsors who help us bring such valuable professional learning to educators, our presenters for sharing their wonderful ideas and practices, and the educators that joined us all year long!
In 2015 edWeb.net hosted 300 webinars – from gaming and code to literacy and art, we explored so many topics in education this year. Check out our list of the top ten attended webinars in 2015!
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How does education in the Middle East compare to the US? Presenter Michael Bartlett discussed how an international school operates in this month’s edGlobal webinar on edWeb.net.
“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 →
The La main à la pâte Foundation is devoted to bringing inquiry-based teaching and learning of science to elementary schools in France. In this month’s edGlobal webinar, presenters David Jasmin and Xavier Person gave an overview of the organization and its goals, and discussed challenges and opportunities for educators in a technology driven era. Watch the webinar to find out more! Quotes from this session: “Love the wholistic approach to this model. Time is… read more →
Most of us know there are apps for cooking, music, bumping, teaching, even dancing. What you may not know is that these same apps can be used for teaching students with Autism. Presenter Karina Barely, discussed the use of iPads and mobile devices as a learning tool for students on the Autism Spectrum in this month’s Teaching Students with Autism webinar. She demonstrated how these devices can be used to… read more →
Presenters Marian Heard and Claudette Bateup, shared their experience and expertise about partnerships, as well as information about their own program Scientists and Mathematicians in Schools (SMiS) in this months edGlobal webinar. They discussed a wide variety of Scientists and Mathematicians in Schools (SMiS) partnership styles and activities, including face-to-face and distance contact and report on evaluation outcomes such as partnership patterns, factors affecting success and longevity, and benefits to the partners… 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 →
Principal Eric Sheninger and educator Juliana Meehan discussed the evolving model of their Independent OpenCourseWare Studies (IOCS) program, which was implemented this year at New Milford High School. Eric and Juliana shared how their program has paved the way for their high school students to choose from a dizzying array of OpenCourseWare offered by the country’s best universities – MIT, Harvard, Yale, University of California at Berkeley, Stanford, and many… read more →