How to use Google Meet for elearning, online learning

Ditch That Textbook

When students are learning from home, Google Meet can be the connection you need with them. Here are ideas for using it.When students and teachers can't physically meet face to face, that doesn't mean they can't do it through video. When doing elearning / distance learning / remote learning, video has lots of benefits:It gives that […]. The post How to use Google Meet for elearning, online learning appeared first on Ditch That Textbook.

5 Benefits of online learning for educators

Neo LMS

Online learning utilizes technology to connect students and educators. Research and Markets predicted that the online education market will reach $230 billion by 2025 , and it’s possible that COVID-19 will further increase the popularity of online learning.

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How We Began Online Learning Successfully

The CoolCatTeacher

Reflections from the trenches From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter As we began distance learning, I started writing and reflecting. I can’t share the Distance Learning Playbook, it belongs to the school.) We have to connect and learn.

How Online Learning Can Improve Your Teaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

Online learning has become not only a common alternative to physical classes, but a well-regarded change maker in the education ecosystem. If you teach online, you know what I mean. Good online instructors are what we always wished teaching would be. That doesn’t happen in online courses. Because online classes can feel impersonal, you as the teacher gain a deeper understanding of the value of collaboration, community, and chatter.

Virtual Meet the Teacher Templates, Resources, and Ideas!

Teacher Reboot Camp

This week is Meet the Teacher. I created a slideshow to guide the virtual meet-up with parents and students. Discover more ways to design engaging distance learning experiences by taking my new accredited graduate course , Online Learning: Best Practices to Leverage the Power of Distance Learning. Meet the Teacher Template. More Meet the Teacher Templates. Students learn about you through a virtual locker then decorate their own locker.

Increasing Student Participation During Zoom Synchronous Teaching Meetings

User Generated Education

Due to Coronavirus, many schools are moving online, and teaching through Zoom meetings. The value of Zoom meetings is that the educator can create synchronous interactive conversations and activities. My goal is to have all my students actively engaged throughout the meeting. teacher education Zoom meetings although they can be adapted for any age group and age level (3rd grade and up), and in training professionals. To do online research about a given topic.

How to Quickly Translate Your Live Session in Multiple Languages and Other Google Meet Must-Haves!

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you are using Google Meet for connecting with students then the links below will help you make this a more accessible and engaging experience. If you like these tips, then you might want to register now for my online accredited graduate course, Online Learning: Best Practices to Leverage the Power of Distance Learning. Discover more ways to integrate technology effectively by taking one of my fully accredited online courses or get one of my books !

How to Integrate Google Classroom with Google Meet

Shake Up Learning

prepare for online and blended learning, more and more schools are relying on Google Classroom and Google Meet to deliver online lessons and assignments. In this post, I will share how to integrate Google Classroom with Google Meet. Kudos to Google for stepping up to the plate during the 2020 school closures and giving us many free features and updates to help teachers, students, and parents. What is Google Meet? About the Google Meet Link.

Teachers need lots of training to do online learning well. Coronavirus closures gave many just days.

The Hechinger Report

After the Arizona State University Preparatory Academy announced on Friday, March 13, that it would shift its 11 schools to online learning because of the coronavirus crisis, teacher Theresa Ordell switched to high gear.

For many students, online learning may not have improved much

eSchool News

America is about to embark on Round 2 of its unplanned experiment in online education — and, for millions of students, virtual learning won’t be any better than it was in the spring, according to the Washington Post.

Make a Deeper Connection with Virtual Student Check-ins!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Connection is a key factor to student success in an online environment. Do your students feel connected to you, the instructor, the learning material, and their peers? Below are several options to meet several types of learning situations and requirements.

Online learning for special education

eSchool News

Vizzle is an online learning solution that keeps students with special needs on track with teachers and parents able to support and monitor IEPs, so learning can take place in the classroom and at home. Vizzle FREE through August 1, 2020. It includes: Thousands of lessons Vizzle has a growing library of 15,000 interactive lessons, games and activities aligned and searchable by state learning standards.

Extron SMP Systems Enable Online Learning

eSchool News

Extron is committed to helping educational institutions of all sizes respond to the recent dramatic shift toward online learning. As part of this commitment, Extron is offering education customers special pricing and grants for its online learning solutions, including the SMP Series. Popular applications include lecture capture, presentation streaming, corporate training, and meeting and conference recording.

Most teachers don’t feel fully prepared for remote and online learning

eSchool News

The coronavirus outbreak has closed physical schools and pushed learning online, causing teachers to develop remote and online learning plans in as little as a couple days–but not all teachers feel prepared to meet this sudden and potentially lengthy challenge.

Online Learning Book Recommendations: And Why I Read so Few Books on the Topic

Edsurge

Dear Bonni, In the midst of this current COVID situation, I'm looking to up my game … as an educator … especially in the online environment. Tim Carson, Skilled Trades and OER Advocate First, allow me to tell you why I don’t typically read books about online learning.

What Teachers Need in the Era of COVID-19

Digital Promise

Many school leaders are posing such questions as: Do we offer online learning only? Should we have the option of face-to-face learning? If all students in a building are learning from home, teachers could also teach from home. Unprecedented.

Know Your Core 4 for Online Learning

The Innovative Educator

Schools that had the fundamentals in place in 2020 had a much easier transition to online learning then those who were only beginning to figure it out. This includes the following: · A learning management system (LMS) such as Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams, Schoology, or Brightspace. · This is where all the content that ends up in your learning management system resides and is created. ·

Coronavirus Closures? Online Learning Tips for Teachers and Schools [interview with an American Teacher in China]

Shake Up Learning

Online Learning Tips for Teachers and Schools [interview with an American Teacher in China] appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Are you prepared for online learning if your school is closed for an extended period of time? In this special BONUS episode, you can prepare for coronavirus closures and get online learning tips for teachers and schools. FREE Webinar: Online Learning Tips for Teachers and Schools. Online Learning Doctrine.

Starting the year: Ideas for anywhere learning

Neo LMS

What are some ways that we can interact with them, involve them in different learning activities, work with them individually, and make them feel comfortable and supported in the learning space, wherever that may be? 5 Ideas for anywhere learning. Meet the students.

Asynchronous vs. Synchronous: How to Design for Each Type of Learning

Catlin Tucker

Some are beginning entirely online and others are returning to school on a modified schedule where they will only see students in person a couple of days a week. ” First, let’s be clear about the differences between asynchronous and synchronous learning. Learning

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Lessons and Leadership During the Switch to Online Learning

edWeb.net

Two months after the COVID-19 crisis forced educators across the United States to leave their classrooms and start teaching online, the scope of the changes and challenges have now become clear, and educational leaders have started to identify what’s working and what still needs improvement. Overall, the panelists are optimistic that the transition to online learning will hasten the adaptation of technologies and teaching methods that will better prepare students for 21 st century careers.

Shifts in Teacher PD to Meet Needs of a Changing Reality

CUE

The post Shifts in Teacher PD to Meet Needs of a Changing Reality appeared first on CUE, Inc. Inspire Blended Learning COVID-19 distance learning online learning Professional Development teachersWhile it is officially summer for most teachers at this point and we should be relaxing and celebrating the fact that we got through this school year, many of us remain anxious about the uncertainty of the coming school year.

The online edtech that helps educators make distance learning less distant

The Christensen Institute

Students can and should continue their learning during stay-at-home mandates. But getting remote learning to work well requires feedback loops between schools and families. One of the keys to success for any effective distance learning program is taking into account students’ personal circumstances, such as their home life, home resources, and access to technology. Online resources for instruction. Online resources for practice and feedback.

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‘He Had No Pants on.’ 10 Awkward, Human Moments in the Move to Online Learning

Edsurge

Let’s just cut to the chase—2020 has been an extremely tough year thus far. With the swift shift to remote learning, educators and education entrepreneurs alike are quickly learning that trying to replicate what happens in classrooms on an online conference call comes with a lot of ups and downs. But in the midst of all of this, we’re learning and experimenting together on how best to engage and motivate students and teachers online.

Restorative circles, online wellness rooms and grief training: How schools are preparing for the Covid mental health crisis

The Hechinger Report

More and more, schools are recognizing that academic learning may at times have to take a back seat to alleviating those challenges. We’re going to have to embed social-emotional learning within every single subject we teach, every minute that we’re with the students.”

Using adaptive learning to personalize learning experiences

Neo LMS

A version of this post was originally published on August 13, 2020, in Open Access Government. When this happens, the student has the highest chances of understanding the concepts being taught and later remember what they learned. How adaptive learning works. E-learning

Meet the Instructional Design ‘First Responders’ Helping Faculty Teach in an Emergency.

Edsurge

As coronavirus pushed campuses across the country to close, and college after college issued orders to resuscitate courses online, it became clear that faculty needed help, stat. I’m asking people in the network to do outreach to centers for teaching and learning.

20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

But the reality is also that we’re going to have to prepare for a fall that – whatever it looks like – will include an online learning component. Even if we go back to face-to-face learning, we will all have to be prepared to teach online, and the best way to do this is to first educate ourselves with research and pedagogy. Learning online will also help us become better teachers and now is the perfect time to take an online course.

An Update on Digital Promise’s COVID-19 Response

Digital Promise

For more than six years, we’ve worked to close the homework gap , ensuring that all students have equitable access to the internet and technology for powerful learning opportunities outside of the classroom, augmenting what is available in school.

7 Things to Consider As We Return to Learn This Fall

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter As we prepare to learn this fall, we need to consider some teaching best practices. Listen to Dawn Stansbury Talk About Ideas to Return to Learn This Fall Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. When we offer current and impactful learning to teachers, our students, families, and communities’ benefit.

Universal Design for Learning and Blended Learning: Action and Expression

Catlin Tucker

In my last blog, I focused on the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principle of representation. I described how blended and online learning can help educators provide opportunities for students to perceived and engage with information presented in multiple modalities.

16 Free Resources for Schools Who are Closing Due to Coronavirus

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter As we struggle with the coronavirus COVID-19 health crisis, many of us educators are figuring out how to prepare to teach online. Blended learning (having a face to face and an online classroom) is best. We have one more reason– when you already have an online space for your classroom, it is a smaller step to teaching totally online when necessary. Learn more here.

How Virtual One-to-One Meetings Are Helping Us Build a Strong Online Classroom

Edsurge

As I sat in front of my iPad waiting for Jackson to join our second weekly one-to-one Zoom meeting, I wondered what would become the focus of today’s catch up. Whether reviewing concepts or talking sports, the one-to-one meetings I’ve had with students over the last eight weeks have proven to be the most impactful way to build our classroom community through the transition to remote learning. But some elements are so hard to replicate in an online learning environment.

OPINION: The job of school principal was always difficult. The pandemic has made it impossible

The Hechinger Report

Now, with New York City schools pursuing a plan of hybrid learning, each of these tasks must be done with blended and remote instruction in mind, and new requirements arise daily. Harry Sherman is principal of Castle Hill Middle School in the Bronx, New York. Credit: Harry Sherman.

What Work/Life/Learning Balance Looks Like in a Pandemic

Digital Promise

In the wake of a pandemic, what’s the best way to manage a household, professional work, and children’s learning? As a family, we are balancing working, learning, and playing, and still have not settled into what many would call a “routine.”