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How to Make Hybrid Learning Work in Higher Education

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Many schools are still working in a remote or hybrid learning and teaching situation. Universities such as The University of Central Florida have been experimenting with this learning mode since the 1990s.

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Gamification and Game-Based Learning in EdTech: How to Start Designing a Great Product

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By Krista-Lotta Ojanen and Saila Juuti There are many ways to start designing a game. You may have your mind set on a cool mechanic, like pinning teams against each other in a fun multiplayer environment.

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Top 3 Strategies for Emergency Preparedness During the Age of Remote Learning

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Prior to the pandemic, at-home and virtual learning were mainly reserved for homeschooled children or those with medical conditions that prevented them from attending a traditional school.

Academic Achievement Can Open So Many Doors

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By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark To perhaps risk the ire of educators across the nation, we should ask, ‘Is academic performance really important? And if so, why?’ On its surface, these may seem like absurd questions for anyone in the education biz.

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Transform Your Classroom with Apple

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

Apple empowers educators and students by design. In our webinar, we’ll explain how to make the best use of Apple devices in your classroom, and the tools and resources you need for success.

Take Another Look at Financial Literacy for Our Youth

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By Christy S. Martin, Ed.D. Financial Literacy is a subject that is currently little taught, but much needed in our schools. With the advent of digital transactions and the inability of school age children to see the relation to money and goods, the financial knowledge imbedded in life activities has been lost to many of our current generation.

Podcast: Towards Real Transformation

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In this episode of the Learning Leadership Society Report, your Host LeiLani Cauthen speaks with Chris McMurray, the Learning Counsel’s new Chief Academic Officer. As the Learning Counsel begins direct engagements with schools and school districts, Chris McMurray will take the point and help guide them towards real transformation. According to Cauthen, “There’s a new future being built. First, there’s a teacher shortage and almost every single district is talking about that.

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Do Something with the Family This Summer

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By Tamara Fyke This is it! The last weeks of school. You’re counting down the days until you hear the final bell ring sounding your freedom. Summer is almost here. After about a week of lounging on the couch, you will realize how much time you have on your hands. You can only watch so many episodes of your favorite show before you start getting stir crazy. What are you and your families going to do with your extra 35 hours per week? Have you been outside lately?

Closing the Evaluation Gap

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By Claudia L’Amoreaux Schools today are challenged by a variety of issues—regional staffing shortages, increased volume of requests, seasonal spikes in student referrals—to name a few. No matter the issue, the result is the same: despite best efforts, too many students are not being evaluated in a timely manner and educators are not receiving the data they need to support educational planning.

Print Versus Digital: We Need Both

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By Cinnamon Scheufele The Covid-19 pandemic and rapid shift to remote learning have brought forward discussions that have been occurring on the periphery or in the background, at least, for several years. Is there still a role for print materials in an online world?

Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

Innovating Beyond Avoidable K-12 Crises

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By Amy Valentine There’s always a crisis in education. Covid-19 is the most recent and most significant, and it has challenged our education system in innumerable ways. But before the pandemic, there were already various challenges, both urgent and ongoing?the

Neuroscience, the Pandemic and the U.S. Education System

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By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark “We stand on the threshold of important new advances in neuroscience that will yield increased understanding of brain functioning and the way we learn. How we use this new information to teach our children may well be the most important question of our lifetime.”

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Classroom Collaboration: Privacy and Security

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By Allen Drennan If the recent pandemic has taught educators anything, it’s that privacy is paramount to the teacher, trainer and student user experience, especially when minors are involved.

Tech Tips For Teachers To Make Distance Learning Easy

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Technology Tips For Teachers To Make Distance Learning Easy Guest article by: Lauren Schneider for XSplit Remote learning has become the new norm in many education settings. School is back in session, with many districts welcoming students back into the classroom.

The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, How to Best Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School, hear the real-world experience of Steven Palomo, IT Director at Beverly Public Schools, regarding how he successfully managed his entire tech stack.

Workforce Development Is Changing To Meet The ‘New Normal,’ And Community Colleges Could Be At The Forefront

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Traditional higher education is a critical part of workforce development, but community colleges might be the best option for people dealing with COVID related shifts.

How Unique Virtual Summer Camps Can Enhance A Love of Learning Again

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Summer is approaching, and many parents would like some time off from facilitating and helping their kids succeed in an e-learning environment since last March. However, even as kids cry out in boredom from being in for such a long time, things are still changing by the minute in some states.

Teachers: What You Should Know about the Brain

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By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark A recently published research study on teachers’ understanding of the brain and neuroscience research has been getting a lot of attention. The findings, based on surveys of teachers in the U.K.,

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Podcast: A Conversation about Hybrid Logistics

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Technology to Support and Empower Users With Disabilities

There is an increasing global focus on accessibility for students in school. When combined with a device management system such as Jamf Pro or Jamf School, the sky’s the limit. Learn how Apple and Jamf can support disabled users in your school.

Do Not Let Them Be a Helicopter, but Rather a Responsive or Open-to-Learning Parent

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By John Hattie and Kyle Hattie It did not take us long after becoming parents to stop criticizing other parents, as we learned we could not always control our own kids. They can say the darnedest things. Art Linkletter was a US personality who probably was one of the first to host a reality show.

Russian Cyber Criminals Leveraging Personal Identifiable Information (PII) to Target Education Sector

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By Rob Shavell War in Ukraine may be thousands of miles away, but state-sponsored cybercrime is likely to put US schools at risk.

Technology Transforms a School into a Community

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By James Stoffer and Zach Vander Veen Editor’s Note: This is part three of a five-part series. Click to read part one and part two) This may be the first time in history that the technology exists to make true community schooling a reality. Here’s what you need to know.

Five Strategies for Combating Learning Loss

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By Dan Hoppie As an Executive Director of Curriculum for Pasadena Independent School District in the greater Houston area, I have wrestled with two seemingly opposite forces during the pandemic.

Maximize the Power of Multiple Technology Ecosystems

Schools invested in Google education tools or considering these services can achieve strong benefits by blending the best of Google services on Apple hardware, opening the door to a wealth of educational possibilities for students, teachers, and parents.

Making Lemonade in a Pandemic

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By Kandace Bethea The pandemic has certainly presented us with many nearly insurmountable challenges, but challenges also bring change and opportunities for improvement.

What Does the Metaverse Mean for Education?

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By Lance Huang The last two years have accelerated the evolution of our digital lives – to the point that life in the digital world and life in the physical world are one in the same. Educators and students meet for virtual lessons. Professionals in nearly all industries have learned to collaborate and succeed virtually.

Hybrid Learning and Lesson Design: 5 Tips for Efficiency

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By Zach Vander Veen One day students are there. The next, they’re not. This is the year of constant school emails, texts, and calls detailing absences, COVID and quarantine rates, and school building closures. For educators, 2022 requires instructional flexibility on an epic scale. Flexibility, and techniques for a manageable work schedule. Teaching right now is challenging.

Recreational Esports Are the Human Connection Students Need During the Pandemic

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The college experience has been quite different for the millions of students who have been attending classes amid a pandemic. According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, less than 4% of institutions have been offering fully in-person curriculums since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

Podcast: The Educational Epoch Change You Didn’t Know Happened

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Don’t miss this episode of the EduJedi Report As we write our new epic and talk about the age of the Age of Knowledge and the Age of Technology, and then into the Age of Experience, we’ll see we used our knowledge in a scaffolded way to aim for the perfect life.

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What Teachers and Students Need to Know about Learner Variability

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By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark Teachers and students have known since the time of Socrates that learners are different from each other, with different perspectives and aptitudes.

Cognitive Approach to Addressing the Impact of Covid-19 on Students

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By Betsy Hill and Roger Stark Schools are exploring new ways to address the impact that Covid-19 has had and continues to have on students.

Helping Students through Trauma

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By Franklin Schargel “One out of every four children attending school has been exposed to a traumatic event that can affect learning and/or behavior.”

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6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

Understanding Mindsets-Based Social Emotional Learning

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By Jeff Waller If there is one thing the pandemic has taught us, it’s that we really have no idea what the future holds. Yet, we find ourselves teaching our children how to thrive in the world we live in, or as it once was, rather than preparing them for a world we don’t understand.

EdTech Top of Mind for 2022: Skills Certifications, Security Compliance and Student Data Privacy!

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By Robert Iskander When they close the book on this era, 2020 will be remembered as the year of COVID.

What’s Working in Education

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By Zach Vander Veen Right now, across much of the world, parents are holed up with their children and performing the role of educator, or else they are playing the role of a Hybrid educator, filling in part time while students are home because of COVID surges or teacher shortages.

What’s Working in Education

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By Zach Vander Veen Right now, across much of the world, parents are holed up with their children and performing the role of educator, or else they are playing the role of a Hybrid educator, filling in part time while students are home because of COVID surges or teacher shortages.

2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics

BestColleges.com’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.