Classroom Tech Elevates Remote Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

For over two years, many schools, parents, students, and teachers have struggled with how to teach remotely, and then–when can we go back to in-person learning. For hundreds of years, that’s how it’s been done, but done right, remote learning is a winner.

12 Ways to Use Videos for Learning in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

Using video for learning in the classroom has been around for decades, but with the growth of digital technology in recent years, the range of opportunities is now greater than ever before. Variety in Learning Materials. Videos Allow for Different Rates of Learning.

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Designing Opportunities for Deeper Discussions in World History Classrooms

Digital Promise

The post Designing Opportunities for Deeper Discussions in World History Classrooms appeared first on Digital Promise. Classroom Management Educators Learning Sciences Research Researchers

How to build a classroom escape room to spark curiosity in learning


Are you looking for a new activity to challenge students to learn in a new way? ? However, there are many different methods that we can bring into our classroom to get students up and moving and more importantly, collaborating. . One of them is the classroom escape room activity! .

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Increasing Equity and Access: A Canvas Case Study of Virtual Arkansas K-12

Virtual Arkansas, a fully online school, had a mission to provide high-quality courses in rural and urban areas throughout the state. How would they simplify content creation while enhancing learning? Discover 3 key insights to transform your classrooms.

Exploring Virtual Reality learning experiences in the classroom


Finding ways to boost student engagement is important, and what I have found is that by using tools like Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR), we can immerse students in unique and personalized learning experiences. Virtual Reality learning experiences in the classroom and beyond.

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Encourage Creativity in the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Teachers and parents have long known that if students are engaged, they learn faster and remember more. Our Ask a Tech Teacher crew has some interesting thoughts on mainstreaming this in your classroom: How to Encourage Creativity in the Classroom: Best Tips to Inspire Your Students.

Classroom collaboration: Learning together


In most classrooms today, students are seen working together in small groups, perhaps in learning stations in the classroom, and taking a more active role in learning. When I was in elementary school, we often were paired with a classmate for different activities and it was a great way to develop our social skills as well as develop new perspectives in learning. Social learning works. Read more: Can EdTech enable Social Emotional Learning (SEL)?

5 Benefits of Technology in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

There are many benefits of technology in the classroom, so we’ve picked five of the most significant for this handy list. From increased engagement to more inclusive environments, the correct application of EdTech improves a wide range of learning outcomes.

Among Us Classroom Style: Another Case for Game-Based Learning

User Generated Education

Since I know how much my learners love Among Us , I did an internet search for its use in classroom settings. At the end of the remote learning class where I used it, I heard the words I love to hear from students, “That was fun.”

Infographic: Build A Better Virtual Learning Experience

This infographic lays out the technical challenges that can impede teachers and students—and how they can be solved. Get the facts about the exploding market potential of virtual teaching, factors that can undermine the virtual classroom experience, and what app developers need to know to close the tech gap.

Using Hybrid and Blended Learning to Promote Student-Centered Classrooms


As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to progress, many classrooms remain online in some capacity. Now is a particularly helpful time to consider implementing blended or hybrid learning, two strategies that allow for independent or remote learning. Classifying K-12 Blended Learning.

Technology in the Classroom: The Complete Guide

ViewSonic Education

There has always been technology in the classroom, even if it hasn’t always been welcome. Then see some common modern additions to the classroom ranging from computers to smartphones. Continue reading to learn everything you always wanted to know about technology in the classroom. .

5 essentials for an active learning classroom

eSchool News

Identified by EDUCAUSE as a top strategic technology , active learning classrooms (ALCs) go beyond just outfitting learning spaces with technology. And, more district administrators are using blended learning as they infuse technology with more flexible learning models.

How to Learn in an Online Classroom – Student Tutorial

The CoolCatTeacher

For synchronous classrooms From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter In addition to a learning management system (LMS), students need to know how to learn in an online synchronous classroom.

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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.

7 Easy-to-do Ideas for Tech in the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Teachers are always encouraged to find new ways to improve the quality of learning for their students. Here are more articles from Ask a Tech Teacher on tech tools that will energize your teaching and your students’ learning: Encourage Creativity in the Classroom.

How to Teach Students Effective Learning in an Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter How I teach students to be effective learners in an online classroom. This episode is an audio version of my presentation to students about how to be effective learners in an online classroom.

Earth Day Classroom Activities

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s Time to Make Your Classroom Paper-free. You can find her resources at Structured Learning. Every year, the world celebrates Earth Day on April 22nd, a day the United Nations recognizes as International Mother Earth Day.

Classroom Management: Creating a Positive and Productive Learning Community

Catlin Tucker

“Are we going to talk about classroom management?” I am not a fan of the idea that teachers must manage students; instead, I’d like to focus on supporting students in learning how to manage themselves by developing their self-regulation skills.

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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.

Digital Literacy in Busy Classrooms

Ask a Tech Teacher

More about tech skills in the classroom. You can find her resources at Structured Learning. This is a common complaint in my grad school classes.

Upgrading the Remote Learning and Hybrid Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

These unprecedented and uncertain times have spawned a paradigm shift in the way teaching and learning are conducted. The key is to understand what types of solutions can provide the foundation for effective distance and hybrid learning concepts.

How to Clean Up Google Classroom for the Summer

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you use Google Classroom, here’s a list, created by Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Scott Winstead: How to Clean Up Google Classroom for the Summer. For many, this means cleaning out classrooms and organizing materials for the next year.

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50 back to school activities for the remote learning classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Only this year, for many of us, it's going to be in a virtual classroom. The post 50 back to school activities for the remote learning classroom appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. It's back to school time again and this year looks NOTHING like we have ever seen before.

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.

Universally Designed Blended Learning

Catlin Tucker

So, how do we design and facilitate learning experiences to remove barriers and allow all students to succeed? In my upcoming book, I teamed up with Dr. Katie Novak to explore the complementary nature of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and blended learning.

10 ways to foster deeper learning in the classroom with technology


In order to prepare students to become successful future global citizens, they need to engage in deeper learning. It goes beyond the traditional surface learning, often characterized by memorization, standardized testing and teacher lectures. . Flip the classroom.

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Is Your Classroom a Psychologically Safe Space?

Catlin Tucker

My work focuses on supporting leaders, coaches, and teachers in transitioning from traditional teaching practices to blended learning. Blended learning is the combination of active, engaged learning online and offline. Making mistakes is a normal part of the learning process.

How to create a supportive classroom environment


One thing about teaching that everyone learns sooner or later is that you can’t follow a cookie-cutter approach. All of those interactions result from how well you manage classroom behavior. Creating a supportive classroom environment. Students are the soul of the classroom.

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How Formative Assessment Supports the Learning Journey

Speaker: Todd Theobald, Noel Gomez, Marcus Painter

Join educators and assessment experts as they discuss the role of formative assessment in student learning, how formative practices can guide the teaching and learning cycle, and the positive impact assessment can make on your classroom.

Learning Beyond the Classroom

Catlin Tucker

The discussion about learning and what constitutes “good learning” is almost always couched in the context of a classroom. Yet today’s students have more access to information and resources beyond the classroom than any prior generation. They can jump online and watch a video tutorial to learn how to do something that interests them. Is this learning less powerful than the learning that happens in a classroom? She enjoys learning.

Paraprofessionals: The unsung heroes of the classroom

eSchool News

Paraprofessionals, also referred to as classroom aides or a primary support person (PSP), are the glue in the school day, supporting teachers in monitoring classroom activities and ensuring that all students are where they need to be.

Benefits of Using Board Games in the Classroom

User Generated Education

Years ago I brought board games into my classroom. I started bringing them back again this year after remote learning due to the COVID pandemic. I understood this was a problem throughout our time doing remote learning from March, 2020 through the end of the 2021 school year.

Learning Strategies for your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

New teachers quickly realize that one size doesn’t fit all in the classroom. Students are wonderfully different in the way they learn, listen, and absorb. The popularity of personalized learning makes it abundantly clear that those numbers just aren’t good enough anymore. If you’re wondering what you can change about your teaching so that you reach more students this year, check out some of these amazing options: Blended Learning.

Leveraging Learner Variability to Elevate Equity in EdTech

Speaker: Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Director, Learner Variability Project

In this webinar, Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer of Digital Promise, will share his insights into the modern boom in neuroscience and learning sciences research. You'll discover how much more we know now about how students learn - and how we can use that knowledge to create EdTech-enabled classrooms that can meet the diverse needs of all students.

20 virtual field trips for your classroom

Ditch That Textbook

And how can we take the learning even further? The post 20 virtual field trips for your classroom appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Virtual field trips allow us to take our students where the bus can’t.

5 Chrome Extensions that Make Google Classroom Even More Awesome!

The Shake Up Learning Blog

The post 5 Chrome Extensions that Make Google Classroom Even More Awesome! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this post and podcast episode, I’m going to share 5 Chrome Extensions that Make Google Classroom Even More Awesome! Insert Learning (Freemium).

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Mindfulness–its place in the classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

They offer lots of videos from the classroom, showing teachers at work, but also well thought out discussions on topics that impact education. I hope you enjoy it: Mindfulness to Calm, Focus, & Learn. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

Developing a classroom culture of resilience with H?para Highlights


para-supported classroom. This blog series is designed to provide educators with examples from the classroom of how the H?para para Instructional Suite can be used to support social and emotional learning (SEL). Shifting the classroom conversation.

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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.