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Most Schools Are Not Ready for Coronavirus, But They Can Be

Digital Promise

With each passing day we learn of more schools that have temporarily shuttered in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, also known as coronavirus.

Why e-learning is key to building disaster-proof education

Neo LMS

Being an educator in a country that is affected by typhoons almost twenty times a year is no laughing matter. On top of that, add in monsoon rains that cause flooding, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions.

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Four Ways to Facilitate Virtual Learning if Schools Close

Education Elements

As the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak spreads, more school districts have been asking us about virtual learning. This is an important topic to consider as schools have begun closing their brick and mortar doors and turned to virtual learning.

16 Free Resources for Schools Who are Closing Due to Coronavirus

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter As we struggle with the coronavirus COVID-19 health crisis, many of us educators are figuring out how to prepare to teach online. Blended learning (having a face to face and an online classroom) is best.

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.

Tips for Designing an Online Lesson Using the 5 Es Instructional Model

Catlin Tucker

Covid 19 has educators and educational institutions worried about and preparing for possible school closures. What happens if students have to stay home for days or even weeks? How can we keep them learning remotely?

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Sometimes Kids Just Need to Play During School

User Generated Education

Teachers get so much pressure to meet standards and prepare students for state mandated tests, that I believe they forget their students are just kids. Because of this pressure, too many teacher education and professional development strategies stress the concept of time on task.

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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. Educators need to establish protocols and systems for this as well.

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New Book: Inquiry and PBL

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher has a new book out, Inquiry-based Teaching with PBL: 34 Lesson Plans. Inquiry-based teaching requires a mindset that makes curiosity a cornerstone of learning with lessons that value it.

Students Remember Experiences, Rarely Grades

A Principal's Reflections

As a kid, my parents used to take me to professional baseball and hockey games all the time. Even though I was an avid sports fan, I think I looked forward to the food and walking around the venue more than watching the sport that was being played.

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.

50 elearning activities, templates and tutorials

Ditch That Textbook

Elearning activities can be fun AND promote quality learning. Here are lots of examples and templates to use! It's easy to feel anxious, overwhelmed and frustrated if you're asked to create elearning activities and teach remotely because of a school closure. You might be asking.What are my students going to do?How How can they continue learning […]. The post 50 elearning activities, templates and tutorials appeared first on Ditch That Textbook.

Teaching Science Online with Chris Anderson

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter As schools are working to blend teaching or go completely online, what about science? Isn’t science supposed to be totally hands-on?

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Last Chance: The Tech-infused Teacher (MTI 562)

Ask a Tech Teacher

MTI 562: The Tech-infused Teacher. MTI 562 starts Monday, March 23, 2020 . Click to sign up. The 21st century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment.

How to achieve disaster-proof education

Neo LMS

Being an educator in a country that is affected by typhoons almost twenty times a year is no laughing matter. On top of that, add in monsoon rains that cause flooding, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions.

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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.

What is Learning Sciences and Why Does It Matter?

Digital Promise

How can research help everyone who is working to improve education, including teachers, educational leaders, designers, technologists, and policy makers?

5 Steps to Regain Control of Your Classroom with Linda Kardamis

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Is your classroom out of control? Are you struggling to teach but student behavior is getting in the way? Today, classroom management expert, Linda Kardamis gives us a place to start.

World Maths Day–March 14

Ask a Tech Teacher

The first World Maths Day was held on March 14, 2007 (also Pi Day), and has ever since been held occasionally on the 1st Wednesday in March. March 2020 World Maths Day is one of the world’s largest global educational events aimed at lifting numeracy standards in a fun and meaningful way.

On International Women’s Day, let’s celebrate the women who are working to build a better tomorrow

The Christensen Institute

In the 2019 Goalkeepers report, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation shared how geography can create hardship for people, noting that the symptoms of poverty are disproportionately felt by women and girls.

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!

Resources, tips and more for remote and e-learning (teaching online)

Educational Technology Guy

Resources, tips and more for remote and e-learning (teaching online) Many teachers and schools have resources for blended learning and even for students who are home or hospital bound to "attend" class.

Motivating Your School on Mondays with Mark French

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Dr. Mark French is a principal who is redefining the role.

Subscriber Special: March

Ask a Tech Teacher

Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. March: Join our technology-in-education newsletter for updates on edtech resources, classes, and webtools. get 10% off on any Structured Learning products.

And So We Persist (On LuzMaria Rojas-Vilson and Elizabeth Warren and …)

The Jose Vilson

I’m watching her wince through her knee injury. She forces her hips and legs to cooperate while she walks gingerly to the couch. It wasn’t always like this.

EdTech at School

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

What Two National Studies Say About Successful Instructional Coaching

Digital Promise

Instructional coaching is increasingly attracting the interest of education practitioners and researchers. Empirical studies suggest that instructional coaching can provide a critical form of teacher professional development (PD).

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Using music as a strategy for more inclusive e-learning and course design

Neo LMS

Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow famously declared music to be the “universal language of mankind,” and science even backs up his claim. Music appears in every society observed,” according to The Harvard Gazette , and aficionados of the medium typically start at a young age.

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Amidst COVID-19’s spread, hope for education innovation glimmers in Vietnam

The Christensen Institute

With COVID-19 spreading across the globe, I’ve watched the impact on Korea and Vietnam with some measure of connection and concern.

How Might Audio Help Teachers During Extended School Closings?

EdTechTeacher

by Greg Kulowiec. In these increasingly challenging times for educators, students and families, there has been an understandable focus placed on distance learning.

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.