As schools and universities move online due to state-wide lock downs and safety concerns from the corona virus, many schools have had a challenging time adjusting to the new environment. Students have very different interactions with teachers and peers in this situation, and this translates to very different ways that their needs have to be filled. Our C&I (Curriculum & Integration) team has spent hundreds of hours developing a distance learning best practices guide complete with various resources, templates, and examples from other districts to help schools develop distance learning plans for the upcoming fall.
Leaders: Get Ready to Change the Narrative!
Forward Edge is pleased to host the 3rd Annual Leaders in Education Event for district leaders on January 31st, 2020. This engaging, learning-filled evening event features speaker Dr. Joe Sanfelippo!
Educational institutions of all types have long had the practice of curating professional development for their staff, both to keep in line with educational standards and provide their staff building blocks to further their careers. From kindergarten, all the way up to higher education levels, professional development is commonly offered throughout the year as a means for educators to develop skill sets, keep knowledge current, pave a path for their careers.
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The 2018 International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference has ended, but we’re so excited about everything that we saw that we just have to share! Each day, members of Forward Edge attended sessions, engaged in educational playgrounds, and walked the expo floor capturing a sense of the emerging themes in education. Ultimately, our professionals can sum up ISTE 2018 with these five themes:
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 &
February 16, 2016 — Katie Ritter has been selected as a participant in the Google for Education Certified Innovator Program. The program begins with an Innovation Academy to be held at Google headquarters in Mountain View, CA on February 24-26, 2016.