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Teaching Online During COVID-19

Ask a Tech Teacher

Teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic is challenging. We educators understand online learning, probably have taken classes this way, but we haven’t yet wrapped our brains around how to make it work in OUR classes.

How It's Done: Remote Phys Ed

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Remote phys ed: Let's (still) get physical

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Moving the Needle on the Customer Experience

Turnitin

Turnitin has launched the Technical Support Center, which provides an environment for self-service

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Online higher education isn’t winning over students forced off campus by the coronavirus

The Hechinger Report

Students on the quad at the University of Washington, one of the first institutions to shift classes online because of the coronavirus. The vice provost promises instruction online will improve. Photo: Sy Bean for The Hechinger Report.

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.

How a Pandemic Could Change Higher Education

Edsurge

The COVID-19 pandemic has cast a cloud of uncertainty over higher education. Colleges around the country have shut down and moved teaching online, and no one knows when it will be safe to reopen and resume normal operations.

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Building Community Even From A Distance

The Web20Classroom

This is the second in a series of videos I want to do while many of us are facing an unprecedented time of isolation. The first was about reducing stress and anxiety. If you have an idea for something you want me to talk about, academic or not, let me know on Twitter, @web20classroom.

COVID-19’s Long-Term Impacts on Education in 2020 and Beyond

Edsurge

As COVID-19 spreads around the globe and the threat of a recession materializes, most people are focused properly on the immediate task at hand—preparing to teach and support students remotely. Beyond that, there will also be significant longer term impacts.

Tips for Engaging Families in Remote Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Throughout my #remotelearning series , I have tried to provide practical ideas and strategies that can be used now. One aspect that needs more attention, at least in my opinion, is how we can assist parents throughout this ordeal.

How to Make the Most of a Digital Curriculum

Kajeet

The American classroom isn’t what it used to be. In just a matter of years, digital learning and access to digital tools have revolutionized how students learn about the world.

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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.

How To Be Kind In #covid19

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter We can separate in physical distance, but we don’t have to be apart in heart.

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Collaborative Learning in the Age of Social-Distancing

Digital Promise

As schools rapidly shift instruction to a learn-from-home situation, we’re thinking about how to integrate core learning sciences principles in this new context: What do we know improves learning? How can we implement these strategies with students at home?

Why Teach Poetry?

Ask a Tech Teacher

April is National Poetry Month. For thirty days, we celebrate the value and joy that poetry brings to our world. According to the Academy of American Poets , the goals are: Highlight the extraordinary legacy and ongoing achievement of American poets.

Civic Engagement for Young People During Social Distancing

User Generated Education

Many of us feel a bit helpless to help others out during these coronavirus social distancing and isolation times. This also true for kids and young people. There are actions they can take as part of their home schooling. They can participate in civic engagement and activism activities. Civic engagement is defined as “working to make a difference in the civic life of one’s community and developing the combination of knowledge, skills, values and motivation to make that difference ( [link] ).”.

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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.

3 Ways to Use Video Conferencing with Students Learning Remotely

Catlin Tucker

Thank goodness for Zoom and Google Hangouts! During this time of social isolation and remote learning, these video conferencing tools are lifesavers. They make it possible for teachers to maintain a human connection with their students and guide their learning from a distance. Below are three suggestions for using these video conferencing platforms to continue teaching students as they learn remotely. #1 1 Small Group Instruction.

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Responding to COVID-19: How Are the Children?

Digital Promise

The African Maasai are famed for their strength and mental acuity. Yet, their greeting to one another carries a message about what truly makes them heroic: “ Kasserian Ingera.” Translation: “And, how are the children?”. It’s a greeting we should all be asking today as our students face a new normal of “shelter in place.”

Britannica LaunchdPacks free of charge to US Schools

Ask a Tech Teacher

T here are lots of companies stepping up to help the need to move learning online. The latest is Britannica: Britannica’s LaunchPacks ® offered free of charge to all US schools.

8 Non-Digital Remote Learning Ideas

A Principal's Reflections

Before our eyes, we are watching districts and schools valiantly roll out remote learning plans to support all students during extended closures. Equally as important have been the many innovative ways to make food available to our most disadvantaged children. I cannot commend their efforts enough. Throughout this ordeal, we must be patient, understanding, and flexible as teachers and administrators, with little to no training in this area, do their best to provide an education to students.

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!

5 Practical tips for online teaching in times of disasters

Neo LMS

In just a few days, we’ve seen schools closing their doors temporarily all around the world. The confusion that ensued is normal, given the uncertainty we’re all facing head-on. However, there’s another side to this story.

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How to use Google Meet for elearning, online learning

Ditch That Textbook

When students are learning from home, Google Meet can be the connection you need with them. Here are ideas for using it.When students and teachers can't physically meet face to face, that doesn't mean they can't do it through video. When doing elearning / distance learning / remote learning, video has lots of benefits:It gives that […]. The post How to use Google Meet for elearning, online learning appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Ed Tech eLearning Video in the classroom

The coronavirus exposes America’s misplaced educational values

The Christensen Institute

Before America began shutting down its schools en masse, a mom in Massachusetts fretted on Facebook. With a compromised immune system, she had concluded that it was safest if her child stayed home from school, so she kept her son home the first two days of the week. There was just one problem.

Britannica LaunchPacks free of charge to US Schools

Ask a Tech Teacher

T here are lots of companies stepping up to help the need to move learning online. The latest is Britannica: Britannica’s LaunchPacks ® offered free of charge to all US schools.

EdTech at School

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

Creating Interactive Lessons Through App Smashing

A Principal's Reflections

Remote learning has been thrust upon school districts. The result has been disruptive change like we have never seen before. In a previous post, I shared some broader ideas to help navigate these uncharted waters.

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10 tips to support students with slow internet

Ditch That Textbook

Slow internet is a way of life for many families. We can minimize internet limitations by using some of these tips. It's a fact at my house. The internet is slow sometimes. I live in very rural west central Indiana. We have two neighbors in a mile radius of our house. The internet is OK but not […]. The post 10 tips to support students with slow internet appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. eLearning Screencasts Video in the classroom

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The World Bank’s $12B COVID-19 fund can have lasting impact: Here’s how

The Christensen Institute

To say that COVID-19 is affecting everything, not just healthcare, is no hyperbole. So far, it’s responsible for more than 395,000 cases and more than 17,000 deaths, and those numbers keep increasing. Across the globe schools are shutting down. It’s affecting the airline industry as governments in both rich and poor countries implement travel restrictions. It’s also affecting the events planning, restaurant, hospitality, sports, and retail industries—and the list goes on.

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Here’s a Preview of April

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a preview of what’s coming up on Ask a Tech Teacher in August: #AtoZ Challenge–Genres: A is for…. Armed Forces Day. AuthorToolboxBlogHop. Cover Reveal–Mateo’s Law. Tech Tips for Writers. More NetGalley ARCs I loved. Teacher-Authors–a callout. How I’m Doing on Against All Odds. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

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.