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7 Must-Have Features for Online Learning Platforms

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You can find a wide variety of learning platforms on the internet. Online learning complements and sometimes even replaces traditional classrooms. It serves multiple needs of teachers and learners due to its flexibility.

EZCheck.me – QR-based attendance tracker for the hybrid learning age

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We’ve all been there: the need for tracking attendance at the beginning of the lesson is a true hassle that nobody wants to deal with. The students hate it for obvious reasons, but surprisingly, the instructors hate it even more: they want to teach, not to act as police officers.

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4 Reasons to Become an IT Software Developer

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Many people are attracted to the field of computer science because it promises a bright future. With every passing day, the digital world is becoming more advanced and computers more complex. The field of computer science never feels boring because no matter how many times you have spent in the industry, you always have something new to learn. Computer science (CS) is a broad field, and if you want to make a career in it, you will have to pick one path.

Coaching

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In my role as Year 4 Leader, I have decided, this year, to research and undertake ‘coaching’ ‘ Teacher-centered coaching refers to a coaching strategy that is focused on teacher actions in the classroom, versus student-centered coaching, which focuses on looking closely at student-level data. ‘ – eleducation.org.

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SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

Guest post: The Classroom Goes Hybrid

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People have been discussing distance learning for years. However, educators have now been forced to suddenly adopt remote instruction because of the ongoing pandemic. Faced with a future where they’ll have to often switch between classroom-based education and at-home learning, schools and universities have to prepare for a system that can support both.

Guest Post: How Augmented Reality Tackles the Challenges of Distance Learning

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Over the past five months we have all had to learn how to balance our lives around the pandemic in order to maintain a certain level of normalcy. People need to work, children need to keep learning, and life must go on.

Guest Post: How to vet for the Right Employee in a Work-From-Home World

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While remote assessments and video interviewing are not new tendencies by any means, the new coronavirus’ lockdown realities have led companies to harness them and create a recruiting process that is virtual from beginning to end. They are embracing the time and cost savings that the new processes have brought. Hybrid hiring that combines in-person and virtual components is set to become the new norm, just like a hybrid workforce of remote and onsite employees has become standard.

Guest Post: How to provide a successful remote learning experience during school closures

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A recent survey found that the coronavirus pandemic has been challenging for teachers, parents and students alike. Many teachers and parents are concerned about their children’s progress, wellbeing, and finding relevant resources. Students said their main worry was being easily distracted, less motivated, and less effective at studying. Furthermore, students were yearning for daily social interaction and struggling with absence of an in-person teacher.

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Guest post: How To Choose The Best Communications Course in Singapore

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A communications course is always one of the most popular options among students in Singapore since communication skills are the first criteria that employers look for when hiring.

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5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

Guest Post: Top 5 Software To Create Fantastic Slideshows Easily

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If you take pictures constantly and share them with your friends or family members, then sharing them in their original state may be a bit boring. So to bring some vitality to the pictures you share, you can edit them using applications that can turn them into a slideshow, including music and effects in. Here we are going to introduce 6 tools to help you create photo slideshows. They are either used online or on phones. You can choose one as you like. FlexClip Slideshow Maker.

How to vet for the Right Employee in a Work-From-Home World

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While remote assessments and video interviewing are not new tendencies by any means, the new coronavirus’ lockdown realities have led companies to harness them and create a recruiting process that is virtual from beginning to end. They are embracing the time and cost savings that the new processes have brought. Hybrid hiring that combines in-person and virtual components is set to become the new norm, just like a hybrid workforce of remote and onsite employees has become standard.

Guest post: How Your Family Can Benefit From Remote Work

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While Coronavirus pandemic has forced all of us to stay at home, the companies around the world have also been forced to send their employees to tap into the benefits of remote jobs. In the wake of the COVID-19, remote working has become a necessity more than a luxury. However, in this article we are covering some points that show the pandemic is not the only reason why you should work from your home. Understanding the benefits of remote jobs.

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How to use ‘Green Screen’ / ‘Chroma Key’ tech to look inside the human body!

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Our new class topic is called ‘iDoctor’ – in a nutshell: human biology with a STEAM focus. I decided to ask the children to use ‘Green Screen’ / ‘Chroma Key’ technology to look inside the human body! How do you do it? First, get to grips with using ‘Green Screen’ / ‘Chroma Key’ – it’s really easy.

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Develop A Feature-Rich App for Any Virtual Classroom

Building an e-learning platform? Download the solution brief to learn how you can create a customized, feature-rich, interactive classroom for an enhanced learning experience.

Guest Post: How Can I Find Assistive Tech?

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Whilst arguably Assistive Technology is not going to resolve a learner’s challenges, which they may face daily in both their educational and home environment, it should be both identified and used fully as a mechanism of support. It should form part of the practitioners’ toolbox and used to supplement other teaching and/or learning experiences, in the classroom and/or at home. Every curriculum aims to develop ambitious, capable learners, that prepare them for the rest of their lives.

Lego WeDo 2.0 – Project Ideas for Key Stage 1

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I recently made a handy graphic to give Key Stage 1 teachers some ideas for successful projects with their classes. Click here to download the HQ PDF. education coding edtech Lego programming robotics teaching WeDo WeDo 2.0

Quieten down your class with this website!

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CLASSCRAFT is a brilliant website which has a variety of features. My favourite is the ‘ Classroom Noise Volume Meter ‘! It has certainly quietened my pupils down. It is really simple to set up: Set the timer. Set the volume level (make sure that your internet browser has permission to use your microphone). Start! Watch the class work quietly! Have a try and let me know how it goes.

Using Educational Video for Students in the Classroom

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A picture is worth a thousand words. If the image is also dynamic, how many words would it equal? That would be the equation that we would have to solve in the 21st century. We have to be aware that in certain processes, the effect of learning multiplies thanks to the visualization of a video exponentially.

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8 Reasons to Invest in a New Student Information System

If your school’s SIS has limited functions, only works on campus or breaks down more than you would like, it might time to invest in a new one.

Guest post: Impact of AI in Education for Teachers and Students

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Artificial Intelligence is part of the education, being incorporated in the classrooms as a way of leaching and learning. Now we cannot imagine schools without computers and other AI technology, or teaching and learning without the help of AI online tools. It really makes the education process easier and more convenient. It allows for more freedom in choosing how to teach and learn, thus improving the process in many ways.

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Guest Post: How to Improve Spelling?

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Believe it or not, but spelling is still important! Moreover, spelling skills are frequently used to evaluate you as a person. A few years ago, scientists from Fortunate 500 did research that proved that 85 % of resumes or cover letters were thrown away because of spelling errors. This means that even inconspicuous spelling mistakes can influence your future career!

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Guest post: How to Make your eLearning Course More Interactive

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For online students, there’s nothing worse than being subjected to a dull, boring eLearning course. If staying motivated to sit through the course was not tough enough, an uninteresting course makes it even harder. Learning needs to be enjoyable. Being an online instructor, you need to get creative and find exciting ways to make your eLearning course informative and engaging for it to resonate with your students. They need to derive value from it while enjoying the process.

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After-school coding programs position kids to be future leaders

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Those with computer science skills will continue to be highly sought-after in tomorrow’s job market. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that software developers, web developers, computer and information research scientists and other computer-science experts will be much more in demand than professionals in most other fields.

7 Benefits of Lesson Plans in the Cloud

What if teachers didn’t have to lug tons of paperwork with them to and from work? Having lesson plans available anywhere is just one of the advantages.

5 EdTech Trends Educators Need To Watch In 2019

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Technology is fast reshaping the education landscape. The Journal’s 2018 Teaching with Technology Survey reveals that 87% of educators , agree that technology has positively impacted their ability to teach. The survey also found that 96% of respondents say that technology will play a positive role in the future of education. From using YouTube to learning platforms , technology is increasingly enmeshed with the modern classroom.

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Is an Online Degree Worth It?

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You can’t predict what life is going to throw at you. As a result, we have to be prepared to compromise, as the path that we would like to take the most might be temporarily unavailable. That’s why increasingly more young people choose to pursue their university degrees online rather than in a traditional way by physically attending classes. This way, even those with a limited amount of time can get a tertiary education, which can help immensely when trying to find a decent job.

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Guest post: Technology in Schools

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In today’s world, technology is increasingly becoming predominant in schools. Students nowadays have access to the latest and up to date technology. They can research just about anything to help with their studies. Devices such as laptops, smartphones, tablets, etc. are fast replacing our textbooks. Data label, an online label manufacturing company, conducted a survey recently where people were asked whether they feel technology in schools has had positive effects on children.

Guest post: Biggest eLearning content trends of 2020 and beyond

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If we go by Training Magazine’s prediction about the eLearning industry, it will be safe to say that Online learning is not a small industry anymore. In fact, expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 5% between 2019 and 2024 and expected to cross the $200 billion mark by 2024. . Learning through a virtual medium has become highly popular over the last decade.

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Why Families Leave Schools

Do you know three of the biggest reasons families leave schools? Here they are – and what you can do about it.

Guest Post: Benefits of E-learning For Teachers

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The advancement of technology has had a noticeable impact on education. There has been a revolution that has had an impact on the conventional classroom set up in various ways. With online learning, there has been a deliberate change from the traditional class setup. . Today, you can do your studies from the lowest level of a subject, to the university level, without setting foot in a school. Thus, online classes have benefited students as they have more access and flexibility in education.

4 Ways to Improve Academic Writing Skills

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As a student, there’s no denying that writing is one of the most important skills you have. Sure, you know how to write; but do you know how to write well, especially in an academic setting? Regardless of what field you major in, you’ll almost always be required to write an academic paper at some point, but academic writing isn’t quite the same as other types of writing.

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Guest post: How to Help Your Children Achieve Success in the Classroom with Balance

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If you want your child to become successful in life, it’s up to you to set the foundation. As a parent, it’s your job to do all you can to set them up for success. When you’re able to do this, you won’t have to worry about guilt concerning whether or not you did all you could. In fact, as long as you regularly educate yourself on how you can become a better parent, it’ll shine through.

How Students Respond to Digital Media in the Classroom

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In an increasingly digital age, adults aren’t the only ones affected by technology. Digital media has a tremendous impact on young minds — in fact, it’s transforming the education system itself. Gone are the chalkboards and allergy-inducing erasers of old classrooms. Now the walls are studded with touch-sensitive smartboards. High-tech projectors hang from the ceilings. Students receive personal devices, like a tablet or laptop, to use as part of the curriculum.

How Online Admissions Affect Enrollment Rates

Discover the top five reasons your school’s admissions should be online.