Why Classroom Management Should Be a Top Coaching Priority
“As a coach, I can help a teacher design an awesome and engaging lesson, but if the structures aren’t in place for good classroom management, that lesson can flop quickly.” Classroom management is not a new topic- in fact, you probably had at least a unit dedicated to it in your teacher prep classes, however;…Read More
Breaking News: Dr. Katie Ritter Nominated for Two Prestigious EdTech Awards!
Forward Edge values excellence, problem-solving, relationships, teamwork and growth. As a team, we strive to embody these core values and one of the leaders in our organization who embodies each of these values on a daily basis, has recently been recognized on a national level for these values and her leadership in the Edtech world.…Read More
Edge•U is a Tech & Learning Best of 2022 winner- twice!
We are pleased to announce that Edge•U Badges has won in this year’s Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence: Best of 2022 in the Primary and Secondary Education category. This award recognizes the top best products in the educational technology industry from the last 12 months, intentionally selecting those that aid educator professionals and leaders,…Read More
Tis the Season for Vision & Leadership
There is nothing like positive, reassuring affirmation. Whether it is personal, professional, or a combination of both, we are hardwired to seek authentic validation. Many of us understand that in order for leadership to be successful, there must be a steady foundation of vision. Vibrant vision gives direction and creates a life of purpose.Read More
Forward Edge partners with the Virginia Society of Technology in Education (VSTE) to offer a Certification Program for Technology Coaches in Virginia.
Written by Brooke Conklin This Fall we launched the pilot cohort of the VSTE Certified Coach program (VCC) in partnership with VSTE’s Executive Director, Rod Carnill, and Board of Directors member, Emily Heller. The VCC provides high-caliber professional learning and networking events exclusively for instructional technology coaches in Virginia. Participating in the VCC program and…Read More
Introducing the ALL NEW Edge•U FREE Educator Account for Educators and Leaders!￼
Edge•U Badges + ISTE Certified Educator Community = ONE AMAZING PARTNERSHIP￼
At Edge•U, we are all about keeping educator engagement alive with challenges and incentives, because WHO doesn’t love a little healthy competition? Edge•U Badges is excited to announce the inaugural ISTE Certified Educator Edge•U Badges Challenge collaboration! We are bringing access to our badge program directly to 125 global educators and leaders of the ISTE…Read More
New Look, New Feel, New Features…SAME Spark of Joy!
Change can be fun, interesting, and productive. It often comes with diligent efforts to bring something new into focus that is beneficial to everyone. We have been hard at work all year implementing some big changes coming to Edge•U this summer. We’re so excited to share it as there are some amazing new features!Read More
ISTELive 22 or BUST!
Full of hype and excitement, our team is heading to the ISTELive 22 conference on June 26th, long-considered THE premiere edtech event of the year by leaders in education around the globe. We will be strapping on running shoes as we set out to explore the 1.1 million square feet of glorious space in the…Read More
It’s OFFICIAL! Edge•U Badges Program Proudly Continues to Hold the ISTE Seal of Alignment!
Forward Edge is excited to announce the renewal of the ISTE Seal of Alignment for the Edge•U Badges program as the result of effective teamwork and dedication to excellence. Edge•U is a professional development platform designed by teachers, for teachers, to guide educators in the utilization of technology tools and strategies for instructional leadership. The…Read More