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Edge•U Badges – Turning Teachers into Tech Stars

In this episode of the Half Geek Half Human podcast we are joined by Katie Ritter who oversees the EdgeU Badges program. Learn how the program helps students, teachers and districts– and how Covid changed everything.

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Edge•U Badges - Turning Teachers into Tech Stars

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In this episode of the Half Geek Half Human podcast we are joined by Katie Ritter who oversees the EdgeU Badges program. Learn how the program helps students, teachers and districts– and how Covid changed everything.

Dr. Katie Ritter is the Chief Learning Officer at Forward Edge. Katie was named one of the Top 100 Influencers in Edtech in 2023, and a finalist in the Visionary category for The EdTech Leadership Awards in 2023. She completed her Doctor of Education from Vanderbilt University where her research focused on instructional coaching and K12 educator professional development. She has served on several leadership teams including President of ISTE’s Edtech Coaching PLN and as a Future Ready Schools Instructional Coaches Thought Leader. She is a former instructional coach and high school educator. Katie is driven to empower others to realize their full potential, so they can make a positive difference on those around them!

This episode will cover:

  • What is Edge•U?
  • How Covid changed the platform
  • Deep dive on how the platform helps districts
  • The future of Edge•U
  • Restart Recharge Podcast

Resources:

https://edgeubadges.com/
http://restartrechargepodcast.com/

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