Support Online Learning with Powerful Thinking Routines

Catlin Tucker

Given that many teachers are working with students online, at least part-time, I created the Google Slide decks below for teachers to copy and use in an online learning scenario. That way, students can learn with and from each other. Learning

Did online learning mostly miss the mark?

eSchool News

Online learning has untapped potential for students across the nation, and while the COVID-19 pandemic forced classrooms online in early 2020, that doesn’t mean learning became more innovative and personalized.

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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.

Creating a safe environment for online learning

Neo LMS

Teachers in all fields saw their lives turned upside down with the arrival of COVID-19, with most having to resort to remote learning. Teachers need to be aware of what they and their students are posting online. Read more: Overcoming security and privacy concerns with e-learning.

10 Top tips for creating more effective online learning forums

Neo LMS

Asynchronous teaching is more challenging when it comes to creating learning activities. There’s a wealth of information and materials that you can use to teach online, but activities have to be carefully planned. Online learning forums are the most accessible way to engage students.

7 Must-Have Features for Online Learning Platforms

EdTech4Beginners

You can find a wide variety of learning platforms on the internet. Online learning complements and sometimes even replaces traditional classrooms. A clear, intuitive interface makes one’s experience with online platforms easy and convenient. Learning Analytics.

OPINION: Equity in online learning is about much more than technology access

The Hechinger Report

Even before the global pandemic pushed many colleges and universities to teach students remotely, online learning had become an increasingly important part of higher education. Yet, as this spring’s pivot to online learning showed us, equity remains a significant challenge.

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.

10 Essential Online Learning Best Practices – Free Webinar

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter We took our school from a physical school on a Friday to a distance learning campus by Monday. And the learning continues. They know how to do distance learning.

How edtech strengthens parental engagement in online learning

Neo LMS

Current distance learning settings have made this crystal clear. Read more: Best practices for supporting parents with remote learning. How edtech strengthens parental engagement in online learning. Learning Management Systems. Learning apps.

Facing the Disconnect: College Students and Online Learning

Digital Promise

This past spring, college courses were forced online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In collaboration with Langer Research Associates, Digital Promise developed a survey to reveal the experiences and perceptions of undergraduates taking courses that transitioned to fully online.

Q Academy Ventures into Online Learning for Kids

eSchool News

British Columbia-based Q Academy, a pioneer in tech-focused education, taps into online learning with the soft-launching of Q Academy Kids (QA Kids), a coding and design platform for young people.

Advancing with Blended & Online Learning

Catlin Tucker

In the last ten months, teachers have had to design and facilitate learning for various teaching and learning landscapes. Teachers in states hit hard by the pandemic, like my home state of California, have been online since March. Others are juggling the demands of the concurrent classroom, simultaneously teaching students in class and online. Regardless of the learning landscape, the last year has presented a steep learning curve for everyone in education.

10 Essential Online Learning Best Practices

The CoolCatTeacher

Video and Infographic From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Teachers are moving from face to face classrooms to online classrooms quickly. Top online course designers who have also taught face to face tell us how.

Overcoming the challenges of online learning for students with disabilities

Neo LMS

The past year has caused significant disruption to the education system, with the need to maintain safe distances resulting in a rapid shift to online learning. Besides, the disruption in itself causes additional stress to students with mental, emotional, or learning challenges.

Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Online Learning

Shake Up Learning

The post Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Online Learning appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It’s time to chat about Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Online Learning! Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Online Learning – Strategies and tools to help teachers!

Online Learning Is Not the Enemy

Edsurge

After a challenging and unique year of emergency remote learning, I recently spoke with a group of faculty members new to online teaching to learn more about their experiences. Is the prevailing takeaway from this brutal, oppressive year a shared aversion toward online learning?

Hundreds of thousands of students still can’t access online learning

The Hechinger Report

After schools switched from physical instruction to remote learning in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, districts and state leaders assured families they would get devices for students and the technology resources needed to do schoolwork at home.

Student seeks to create the ‘Netflix of online learning’

The Hechinger Report

eLearn.fyi is a database of more than 300 online resources, from a civics curriculum created by a former Supreme Court justice to engineering lessons for building a robotic arm. When the coronavirus pandemic first struck and classes shifted online last spring, Sophia Joffe was in 11th grade.

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. Set play preferences to fit and meet students’ individual learning needs.

3 tips for a better student online learning experience

The Christensen Institute

The best option to try and continue student learning, it seems , is to move everything online. However, we see value in the consideration of these tips as schools and colleges continue iterating on their online learning best practices): 1. Help students own their learning.

5 Ways in which educational videos enhance online learning

Neo LMS

Education experts have been talking about the rise of remote learning for years and years. However, it’s only recently that it has become not only widespread but nearly compulsory, as the COVID-19 pandemic has turned it into the only possible way for safe learning. E-learning

How Educators Can Support Families of Children with Disabilities During Hybrid or Online Learning

Waterford

The sudden shift to online or hybrid learning during the COVID-19 pandemic has created plenty of challenges for students, schools, and parents. But how can schools and families follow an IEP when learning moves online? The physical learning space is important, as well.

Coronavirus online learning solutions center

eSchool News

FuelEd works with thousands of school districts every day to empower teachers and students through online learning. FuelEd is available to help you get your students up and running quickly with our complimentary services and access to some of their best online learning tools.

How Online Learning Works

Edudemic

Online learning is an accessible, practical education option. Students of all ages are learning through distance courses instead of in a physical classroom. The post How Online Learning Works appeared first on Edudemic. Articles News Online Learning Trends classroom technology digital tools edtech featured online learning online tools technology

6 fun resources for online learning

eSchool News

The global COVID-19 pandemic that has forced schools to shut down physical operations and move to online learning has, understandably, caused a fair amount of anxiety and emotional distress for students. Related content: 4 things districts need to know before moving to online learning.

The Effectiveness of Online Learning Depends on Design

Catlin Tucker

As students of all ages spend more time learning online, it’s worth asking, “How effective is online learning?” ” The answer varies dramatically and depends entirely on the design of the online learning experience. For the purpose of this blog, I will use the lens of situated learning theory, introduced by Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger, to examine the potential effectiveness of online learning.

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.

3 ways to improve online learning security

eSchool News

Over the coming weeks, students, teachers and caregivers alike have adjusted to the modern-day classroom – many of which consist of a full or hybrid online learning model. Related content: Why security experts are concerned about online learning.

Actionable advice for educators to move to online learning

Neo LMS

You’re getting comfortable with a new schedule, technology, and online grading. But, you still need a little help navigating the seas of e-learning. So, here’s actionable advice that you can use as a compass as you create a productive system for online learning.

7 questions–and answers–about copyright during online learning

eSchool News

Many publishers waived copyright fees for use of materials in distance learning, made teaching resources freely available and aggregated useful content. Online learning platforms and other edtech tools gained traction. More assessments moved online.

Tackle teacher shortages with online learning

The Christensen Institute

These chronic shortages, in turn, tend to limit the coursework that students can access. As we’ve written before , one affordable and flexible solution stands out: online and blended learning hold the potential to unlock new solutions to the nation’s teacher capacity challenges. Online offerings could hold the key to disrupting the nation’s antiquated teacher recruitment and retention strategies. How online learning can solve teacher shortage problems.

Adopting the asynchronous mindset for better online learning

Neo LMS

Students of all ages still need to learn, even during these hard times. The current lockdowns have opened people’s eyes to the fact that ed-tech does serve a very valuable purpose, as it’s more obvious now that students have to do a lot of remote learning, now more than ever. There are many ways educators can use technology to create online lessons and deliver instruction remotely. Read more: How to turn your face-to-face class into an online course [Part 1].

Online Learning's 'Greatest Hits'

Edsurge

From the very start of digital education, the big question has always been: ”How can students learn effectively, if they’re not face-to-face with their instructors?” More than two decades ago, when I was hired at Stevens Institute of Technology, as dean of web-based distance learning—a quaint title for what is now known as online learning—few tools were available to help faculty migrate their on-campus courses online.

5 Technology Tools Perfect for ELA Online Learning Stations

Catlin Tucker

English teachers frequently ask me which technology tools I use to design my online learning stations. Below are my 5 favorite technology tools and online resources for designing the online learning stations in my English classroom. #1 Now, I have access to hundreds of short stories, poems, excerpts from novels, and famous speeches. LearningI’ve written extensively about the benefits of using the Station Rotation Model with students.