RELEVANT | ENGAGING | SELF-PACED
Through friEdOnline, our online asynchronous school, we pride ourselves on providing interactive learning experiences that teachers get excited about and, most importantly, find relevant. We aim to have educators apply their new learning immediately wherever they can. Our wide range of courses address the hot topics in instructional technology today and are based on sound pedagogy requiring active participation from learners.
What is the misson and vision of friEdOnline?
At friEdOnline, our mission is to ignite joy and inspiration in schools by empowering educators through flexible, self-paced online professional development to build the skills and knowledge needed to excel in education while fostering a love of learning.
Why are friEdOnline courses so special?
- Our online school is an authentic, cohesive path for self-guided learning that can happen any time, any place, at any pace.
- The catalog of courses provides a learner-focused experience through a variety of engaging modalities.
- A learner’s mastery of content is assessed via checkpoints, discussions, and practicum & comprehensive assessments. Immediate feedback is provided and performance data is collected and organized in detailed reports which are provided upon request to the school or district leadership.
Our Average Course Evaluation rating is 4.6/5 and we have over 20,000 members in our school!
Who should take our online courses?
- Educators of ALL LEVELS
- Instructional Coaches and Support Staff
- Campus Administrators and All Leaders
- Anyone wanting to learn more about Google, Microsoft and other techie tools!
Are there memberships for my campus or district?
- Three levels of memberships available for large groups
- Stands alone or supplement existing PD
- Includes self-paced, on-demand courses covering a wide variety of relevant topics, supplemental materials, user reports, implementation materials, and more to make learning STICK
- Earn badges, certificates, and continuing education credit
Why is learning better friEd?
“Learning with us has to be fun, engaging, and relevant!”
Our highly engaging, relevant content is written by EDUCATIONAL EXPERTS. Our SELF-PACED courses are unlike so many others out there and include step-by-step annotated screen captures, video experiences, entertaining videos, interactive knowledge checks, interactive step-by-step demos, GIFs, downloadable resources, and so much more!
friEdOnline is EASY TO NAVIGATE and offers a networking friEdCommunity portal along with in-course discussion opportunities. AND your learning doesn’t end when your course does! It is easy to locate and download all of your awards and certificates under your profile. You can even take notes as you learn and they will be collected in your friEd Resources folder for you to access and review later.
AFFORDABLE PRICING, bulk discounts, and flexible payment methods including purchase with purchase order (POs) are available for unique, practical, applicable online learning experiences.
Earn PROFESSIONAL LEARNING CREDIT hours and CPE credit in Texas, CEUs in Mississippi or in any state when a district/school approves your course. We also have courses available for GT maintenance hours.
Advanced REPORTING is available for district purchases.
What Courses are Available?
We have a quickly growing, diverse catalog of online courses ranging from 1 hour to 12 hours credit. Our hands-on, resource-rich courses range from preparing teachers for the Google Certified Educator exam to strategies on how to move beyond the traditional learning environment and into a digital, blended space that addresses the needs of all student learners
To get a feel for why our courses are so uniquely spectacular, register now for our free Spark Joy with Google Keep course and see snippets from our other courses in the free friEdOnline Course Sampler. If you’d like to purchase a course, visit our complete Course Catalog.
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"I love an aesthetic. The walk throughs are amazing! I love seeing exactly how to work with the technology. Also, it's helpful to allow us to choose what we need. I know about hyperlinks, but there were drawing tools that I needed to learn. I love how you organized it for us to find what we need."
Dallas ISD, TX
"I am continually impressed the quality of FriEdTechnology courses. They are engaging, interactive and provide a complete picture of what I am trying to learn. I advise all of my co-workers to check out their course offerings. I LOVE FriEdTechnology!"
Humble ISD, TX
"I thought everything was great! It was engaging and the activities were user-friendly, which made it enjoyable! I like how there was written text and videos. Wow! That's great for such a variety of learners. Melissa was very helpful and I appreciate her energy! Thank you so much for creating a fun, knowledge packed- learning experience! I also thought the guy in the videos made them fun and engaging. Not dry and dull like so many videos out there. WOW! Way to go team!"
Plainfield School District 202, IL
"10/10 recommend. Better than any other professional development courses I've taken."