Sharing Ideas to Improve Teaching and Learning won the 2018 SIIA CODiE Award for Best Overall Education Solution

2018 CODiE Award winner with categories won three SIIA CODiE Awards at the 2018 ceremony on June 13th in San Francisco: Best Collaborative Social Media Solution for Educators, Best Professional Learning Solution for Faculty and Administrative Staff, and also won the top award – Best Overall Education Solution – by getting the highest score from the judges of any of the submissions.

Lisa Schmucki, the founder and CEO of, commented, “It means so much that our free professional learning for educators – anytime, anywhere – has received such prestigious recognition. It’s so important for teachers, administrators, and librarians to get this kind of support by learning from each other and from innovative educators. Our sponsors, partners, presenters, and our members share this with us. We couldn’t provide this outstanding professional learning without their innovation, their passion, and their desire to share learning with each other to help improve learning.” selected as one of AASL 2018 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning

AASL 2018 was selected by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) as one of the 2018 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning.

The Best Websites for Teaching & Learning recognizes websites of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the AASL learning standards. Websites selected for this prestigious recognition are free, web-based sites that are user friendly and encourage a community of learners to explore and discover, and foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. Read more.

Connect and share ideas to improve teaching and learning was founded 10 years ago. It’s a free professional learning network that hosts online communities and engaging edWebinars for educators – anytime, anywhere. Read the comments of our founder, Lisa Schmucki, on this milestone in edWeb’s journey.

The edWeb community includes teachers, librarians, and administrators who are passionate and generous in sharing the most innovative and effective ideas that can improve their own practice, but more importantly, student learning and preparation for college, career and life. is free for educators thanks to the support of partners and sponsors who help us host and present programs on the widest possible range of topics from school gardens to coding. Educators love our edWebinars. We host 300 a year, providing real-time engagement for educators around the world. Who says “thank you” for professional development? edWebbers do!

Most edWebbers join one or more of our professional learning communities and attend our edWebinars live or on-demand. In addition to that, edWeb is a free professional social network that any educator or educational institution can use to create a personal learning network to collaborate, share ideas, and move forward faster with new ideas and initiatives.

In a world that offers a plethora of online tools to choose from, edWeb fulfills the need for a professional social and learning network that is focused on the needs of educators. We’ve received wonderful awards and recognition for our work. Our edWebinars are gaining state-level approval for teacher re-licensure. We are happiest that edWebbers tell us every day how much they love edWeb.

Please join and explore all edWeb has to offer!

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