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What is Remote Learning?

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This article explains remote learning and the elements necessary for its success, and includes resources for schools and higher education institutions to get started today

The Week that Changed Everything

MIND Research Institute

In this series, MIND Research Institute CEO Brett Woudenberg reflects on what brought him to the organization and how MIND’s mission to mathematically equip all students to solve the world’s most challenging problems holds resonance for him.

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What is a good history major?

The Hechinger Report

The number of college students choosing to major in history has dropped dramatically over the past decade. Students are choosing disciplines like business, economics and computer science – subjects they believe are better suited to the modern job market.

Coronavirus Chronicles 008 – Shanghai American School

Dangerously Irrelevant

I am talking with schools to see how they’re responding in the wake of this global pandemic. I invite you to join me for the Coronavirus Chronicles , a series of 10-minute check-ins with educators all over. Episode 008 is below.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

8 Ways to Use Technology to Engage Students in Distance Learning

TeacherCast

With covid-19 upending all aspects of society, across the world, schools are just one of many settings thrown out of their routine. For educators and students, this presents many challenges.

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Game Changer – Add a Feedback Slide

Teacher Tech

In Google Slides, Add a Feedback Slide “Do not use Google Docs” This is my tongue in cheek thing I like to say. Of course I use Google Docs, but I try not to assign my students to use a Google Doc. Fill out this Google Doc. This is my cheeky example, it’ s not […].

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Books I read in March 2020

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in March 2020… Personal and Authentic: Designing Learning Experiences That Impact a Lifetime , Tom Murray [education]. Culturize , Jimmy Casas [education]. Smart Baseball , Keith Law [baseball]. A Plague of Giants , Kevin Hearne [fantasy].

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Remote Learning in Action: Putnam County School System, Tennessee

techlearning

Having a detailed remote learning instructional plan in place before starting to teach is essential to success

COVID-19 Is a Health Crisis. So Why Is Health Education Missing From Schoolwork?

Edsurge

Nearly all the world’s students—a full 90 percent of them —have now been impacted by COVID-19 related school closures. There are 188 countries in the world that have closed schools and universities due to the novel coronavirus pandemic as of early April.

Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.

What Students Are Doing Is Remote Learning, Not Online Learning. There’s a Difference.

Edsurge

Having worked at the intersection of education and technology for over 20 years, I never would have predicted that the first excitement at home over learning online would be the result of a teacher yelling at my 5th grader to stop using Zoom’s virtual background function to turn his shirt into a forest fire.

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. We didn’t miss a day – not yet. And the learning continues.

Closed Schools Shine Light on the Value of Edtech Coaches

Digital Promise

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic closing schools across the country, districts are scrambling for ways to teach children who might be home until the end of summer. Moving instruction online and preparing teachers to use technology in their teaching is a massive undertaking.

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5 Tips for Teaching Online

Catlin Tucker

As teachers embrace their new roles as designers, instructors, and facilitators of online learning, many are grappling the details associated with teaching remotely.

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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.

In Times of Crisis Self-Care is More Important Than Ever

A Principal's Reflections

The majority of us did not see the COVID-19 pandemic coming. Up until this point, our lives were dominated by both professional and personal routines.

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10 Trauma Informed Principles for Educators During the Coronavirus with Dr. Eric Rossen

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Students experiencing the coronavirus crisis are experiencing trauma. So are teachers and parents.

How to Manage Student Devices for Remote Learning

Digital Promise

As schools across the country have rapidly shifted to distance learning due to school closures brought about by the coronavirus (COVID-19), students have been sent home with school-issued devices like laptops or tablets so they can continue their learning from home.

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Cultivating Resilience through Daily Wellness Practices

Education Elements

During this time of uncertainty and rapid change, the students, families, educators, and broader communities that we support and belong to need our strength, encouragement, and bold leadership more than ever.

Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!

Why College Matters for a Successful Career in Tech

Ask a Tech Teacher

There is a lot of conversation about college vs. career–the pros and cons of each weighed against the needs of individual students.

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.

What Work/Life/Learning Balance Looks Like in a Pandemic

Digital Promise

In the wake of a pandemic, what’s the best way to manage a household, professional work, and children’s learning? That is a question on many parents and caregivers’ minds, including those of Digital Promise team members.

15 Activities, Teaching Strategies, and Resources for Teaching Children with Autism

Waterford

Because approximately 1 in 59 students are diagnosed with autism, learning how to help students with this disorder in the classroom is so important.[1]

EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

Teaching Online During COVID-19–More from my Inbox

Ask a Tech Teacher

I am so proud of how the education community has stepped up to the challenge teachers face to continue the learning despite apocalyptic changes in the delivery system.

10 no-internet remote learning activities

Ditch That Textbook

When students don't have reliable access to internet at home, what can they do to keep learning going? Here are 10 no-internet activities. When schools turned to remote learning all across the world, it only further pointed out a stark reality. Not all students have reliable internet access.Some students have devices -- school-provided or otherwise -- […]. The post 10 no-internet remote learning activities appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Creativity eLearning Teaching

What are the benefits of investing in online education?

Neo LMS

Most people consider the traditional brick and mortar classroom as the best way of educating children. Back in the day, traditional learning in a classroom with face to face interaction with the teacher was seen as the best choice for educating children. Today, however, the narrative is changing.

How–and why–to prioritize relationships in your COVID-19 response plan

The Christensen Institute

With school campuses closed indefinitely, education systems are grappling with how to make up for a growing abyss of lost learning hours and essential student services.

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6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.