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12 Tools to explore during Computer Science Week

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The Hour of Code takes place annually during Computer Science Education Week. The week is in recognition of the birthday of Admiral Grace Murray Hopper, a computing pioneer.

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Connecting with students in the online classroom

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Online learning has been on the rise for a while, but it became the norm for almost everyone at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. While most students have returned to in-person learning, many have remained in the online classroom. Some kids who homeschool also solely attend classes online.

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6 Essential educational trends to look out for in 2022

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The new year is an excellent opportunity to put last year’s lessons into practice and start with a clean slate. While there were some disruptions in the educational sector, technology managed to keep many boats afloat.

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Getting started with STEM in your classroom!

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There is a growing need for STEM skills in the workplace, as it has been reported that there will be 3.5 million jobs available by 2025 that require STEM skills.

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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.

5 Strategies to make your classes more inclusive

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As a teacher of the 21st century, there are many factors that you need to consider when it comes to your classes. You might remember your time in school and those teachers who managed to create a welcoming environment where everyone would feel comfortable and willing to partake in discussions.

Using edtech to personalize education for all students

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A version of this post was originally published in Education Today , on August 31, 2021. The global pandemic has required many teachers, students, and parents to adjust to many changes in the education system — and do so quickly.

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Online learning tips for neurodivergent students

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Online learning has become a prevalent part of the educational landscape. This has some significant benefits. It enables learning to continue when distancing is a necessity. It also provides greater access options to students living in rural areas or experiencing mobility challenges.

Methods and tools to develop future-ready skills

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In preparing students for the essential skills they need for the future, we have different methods and digital tools that we can bring into our classroom space. But what skills do students really need? . A great resource to explore is the skills outlook provided by the World Economic Forum.

Creating more interactive learning spaces in the new school year

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At the start of a new school year, especially with some unknowns when it comes to whether we will be full in-person or shifting between learning environments, having various tools available as educators is necessary.

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.

How the pandemic accelerated the need for interactive learning spaces

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A version of this post was originally published in Education Today , on November 9, 2021. Online education isn’t by any means something new. However, more than ever before, the past two years have led educators to discover alternative ways of teaching.

6 Digital tools that encourage computational thinking

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Computational thinking is an innovative approach to teaching that redesigns the STEM and ELA curriculums on a new framework.

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Best practices for a great school-community collaboration

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Previously, we discussed why building school-community partnerships is important and how it benefits students and teachers alike. . In a nutshell, the most significant advantage is providing real-life examples, so students have a better idea of what they are learning.

Fostering the development of SEL skills in your classroom

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As educators have seen, especially during this past school year, it has become increasingly important to focus on the mental health and wellness of our students. Finding balance and making time to focus on our own self-care is essential so that we can model this for our students.

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.

How edtech supports teacher work-life balance and wellbeing

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One of the greatest lessons I learned as a former educator turned e-learning company leader is that an organization is only as successful as its employees.

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Getting started with learning about Artificial Intelligence

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Summer is always a good opportunity to explore new ideas, particularly ideas for boosting student engagement or perhaps taking some risks with trying something a bit different in our classrooms.

3 Before Me: A Teaching method that boosts student independence and raises team players

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Most parents and educators strive to find the right balance in education between the ability to cooperate and independence. Both are essential at school and in life. As social beings, we must learn to collaborate with our peers if we want to be part of major projects that require teamwork.

4 Ways teachers can use edtech to create personalized learning experiences for students

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A version of this post was originally published on April 13, 2021, in Independent Education Today. Education technology (edtech) is on the path to conquering every classroom.

2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the BestColleges.com research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.

5 Ways to mix education and entertainment in the classroom

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A version of this post was originally published in FutureScot , on October 5, 2021. Life is all about learning, no matter how young or old you are. If you close your eyes for a second and think back to your school years, you most likely remember the fun classes.

8 Ways teachers can better deal with digital fatigue

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A version of this post was originally published in EdTech Magazine , on June 18, 2021. Teaching is a profoundly caring profession. Just like doctors, nurses, and therapists, teachers deeply impact the lives of all the people they work with.

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6 Digital tools for giving feedback to students

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Learning is the attribute of students, but it cannot happen without feedback, which is the attribute of teaching. Our students need us to guide them through their learning process and offer them feedback every step of the way.

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Digital reflection tools your students can use in class

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The concept of reflective practice is an essential part of the learning process.

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Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.

Answering the Why? How? What? of lesson planning

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At the beginning of the pandemic, if you are a little bit like me, you may have felt there’s no point in teaching in such an unpredictable context. Finding purpose when school moved completely online was an ongoing process of defining the what, how and why of teaching.

The gains and pains of the think-pair-share strategy

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As a collaborative teaching strategy, the think-pair-share approach has sparked controversy among teachers. Is it a valuable strategy you shouldn’t overlook or is it just not worth the time? Is it beneficial to the learning process or does it hinder progress?

How to confidently support independent practice in the online classroom

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Guided and independent practice look different in the online classroom than in the physical one. This doesn’t mean that practicing what students have learned is any less effective or important. However, some teachers have found it difficult to find a balance between the two.

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5 Reasons to include micro learning in your teaching strategy

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A version of this post was originally published in Education Technology , on April 17, 2021. Researchers and educators have always tried to optimize how we consume knowledge by looking at the realities of the learning brain.

3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.

4 Digital tools for creating animated videos for students

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They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but how about a video? Images have always been used to convey meaning and make information easier to remember. Since videos are chains of images more or less animated, we can safely say they are more so full of meaning.

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The impact of digital fatigue in the educational system

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More than a year ago, in the context of the international health crisis we are still facing, the entire world had to deal with unique learning circumstances.

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4 Digital learning trends for Higher Education

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A version of this post was originally published in University Business , on April 13, 2021. After more than one year of lockdowns and social distancing measures, it’s clear that some of the changes brought by the pandemic are here to stay.

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Why building school-community partnerships is the way forward

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Collaboration in schools is essential and a big component of learning. At the same time, when we think about collaboration, we mainly refer to student-student collaboration, teachers collaborating among themselves, or even whole school collaboration for different projects.

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6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!