District’s Professional Development Committee Supercharges Initiatives

 

Powerful collaboration and productivity tools from Google are changing the way we teach. They are also changing the way we lead in education.

At Felicity-Franklin Local Schools, the recent success of a focused initiative in blended learning and using G Suite for Education has spurred others across the district to consider, “How might we use the tech tools we have available to make systemic changes beyond the classroom?”  Felicity-Franklin partners with Forward Edge’s Curriculum &

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Forest Hills School District Won a $10,000 Education Technology Makeover


Forest Hills School District Won a $10,000 Education Technology Makeover… Could You Be 2018’s Recipient?

 

When APC by Schneider Electric announced it’s first-ever $10,000 K-12 Makeover Contest last year, Forward Edge took the opportunity to enter one of its partner schools for the award, Forest Hills Local School District (FHSD) in Cincinnati, OH.

Like many districts, Forest Hills had already downsized its IT department to better focus on educating students,

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6 Key Points Taken from OETC 2018!

The Ohio Educational Technology Conference (OETC) in Columbus, Ohio is always one of the highlights of the year.  From the engaging sessions, the buzzing exhibit floor, to the riveting keynotes, there’s always something new to learn!  This year, the majority of the Forward Edge team attended OETC and we walked away with several key takeaways worth sharing:

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Forward Edge’s Top Digital Tools to Learn for Digital Learning Day!

Created by the Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed), Digital Learning Day allows us to reflect on our usage of digital learning tools in the curriculum and gives us the chance to learn from other educators and industry leaders on the best digital learning tools. According to the and the Digital Learning Day website, the event began in 2012 and has provided a powerful venue for education leaders to highlight great teaching practice and showcase innovative teachers,

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Visit Forward Edge at OETC 2018 in Columbus, February 13-15th!

The Ohio Educational Technology Conference is one of the largest state educational technology conferences for the P-20 range in the nation. OETC provides educators and technology coordinators from all over Ohio the opportunity to network and discuss current and future educational technologies through workshops, breakout sessions, speakers and a vendor show.

We’re so excited to be heading back to OETC again this year and we are excited to have two of our own from the Curriculum and Technology Integration team leading sessions at this year’s conference- Katie Siemer and Michael Roush.

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A Code Above the Rest

by Paige Miller, Marketing Coordinator

Big News for the Future

Future growth in education technology can be a valuable for students and schools.  However introduction of educational technology can also be expensive for schools to fund.  Great news some new help is on the way. 

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