Princeton, NJ – January 29, 2013 – What are the hottest topics in education these days? hosted over 140 free webinars in 2012 on a wide variety of topics. Some of the hot topics of the year included games in the classroom, iPads, tech tools, mobile technology, and the brain and learning.

In January, edWeb hosted a webinar “Flipping Your Classroom” that broke previous records with over 500 attendees. Lisa Schmucki, founder and CEO of said, “Our webinar attendance continues to climb. We’re seeing record numbers in many topic areas since the first of January. Flipping Your Classroom was the hottest topic of the month.”

Top 10 Webinars for 2012

1. Games that Encourage and Enhance Mathematical Reasoning and Sense-Making

2. 5 Myths About Learning

3. How Schools Are Using iPads to Increase Learning

4. Protecting Yourself with Good Documentation

5. Put Down Your Pencils and Play

6. BYOD Roadmap

7. Google Apps in the Library

8. Kevin Honeycutt on Inspiring Teachers – Changing Lives

9. Free, Fun, and Cool Alternatives to PowerPoint

10. Using the Neuroscience of Memory to Optimize Teaching and Learning

These Top 10 Webinars for 2012 were viewed by over 11,000 educators. received the 2012 Edublog Award for ‘Best Free and Open Professional Development for Educators.’ began hosting professional learning communities in 2010 with free webinars on key education topics as a model to demonstrate how social networks could be used for technology-enabled collaboration. edWeb provides CE certificates for educators who view their PD webinars.

Lisa Schmucki said, “Early on, we held a strong belief that social networks could become a significant platform to serve the professional development needs of educators. Today, our platform helps over 45,000 educators learn about quality tools, connect with like-minded educators, and improve the teaching and learning process. We are honored to win the Edublog Award along with so many talented and innovative colleagues.”

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