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. The gregarious students no longer take over the class and the quiet ones are not ignored in their silence.

Online Learning Resources, Tips, and Strategies for Educators and Parents

Where Learning Clicks

As more learning moves online due to school closures, we’re sharing resources and tips to help educators, students, and parents make this transition. The post Online Learning Resources, Tips, and Strategies for Educators and Parents appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Actionable advice for educators to move to online learning

Neo LMS

At this point, you’ve probably mastered the intricacies of digital conferencing to communicate with your students. 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. E-learning

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.

7 Things Every Educator Needs to Know About Online Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Online learning is growing. How do online classrooms differ from the face to face classroom? What about the student/teacher relationship? Jade Ballek is a principal of an online K12 school in Canada. How do you know if a student is “really” learning?

How Educators Are Keeping Students Engaged Remotely

EdTech Magazine

When it comes to remote learning, keeping students engaged outside of the classroom can be tough. Many students are feeling the same way today as their schools shift to an online learning environment due to the national pandemic.

How Educators Are Keeping Students Engaged Remotely

EdTech Magazine

When it comes to remote learning, keeping students engaged outside of the classroom can be tough. Teachers may find it challenging to provide hands-on activities to go with their lesson plans, maintain consistent interaction with their students and foster creativity and collaboration from a distance. Many students are feeling the same way today as their schools shift to an online learning environment due to the national pandemic.

How Educators Are Keeping Students Engaged Remotely

EdTech Magazine

When it comes to remote learning, keeping students engaged outside of the classroom can be tough. Teachers may find it challenging to provide hands-on activities to go with their lesson plans, maintain consistent interaction with their students and foster creativity and collaboration from a distance. Many students are feeling the same way today as their schools shift to an online learning environment due to the national pandemic.

How Educators Are Keeping Students Engaged Remotely

EdTech Magazine

When it comes to remote learning, keeping students engaged outside of the classroom can be tough. Teachers may find it challenging to provide hands-on activities to go with their lesson plans, maintain consistent interaction with their students and foster creativity and collaboration from a distance. Many students are feeling the same way today as their schools shift to an online learning environment due to the national pandemic.

How Educators Are Keeping Students Engaged Remotely

EdTech Magazine

When it comes to remote learning, keeping students engaged outside of the classroom can be tough. Teachers may find it challenging to provide hands-on activities to go with their lesson plans, maintain consistent interaction with their students and foster creativity and collaboration from a distance. Many students are feeling the same way today as their schools shift to an online learning environment due to the national pandemic.

Great Ways to Embrace Virtual Learning and Increase Student Engagement

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Are you an educator looking for practical tips and tricks for keeping students connected and actively engaged in learning while our schools are closed? Learn tips and tricks for keeping students engaged, organized and connected throughout the online learning experience.

6 ways to boost student engagement in online/virtual classrooms.

Linways Technologies

We have already talked about changing interests and demographics in education. Teaching-learning is being digitized, there are more tools to assist teachers manage their classrooms, courses, academics, etc. Students should be engaged and made to be a part of the class.

5 Technology tools that will keep your students engaged in the classroom

Neo LMS

Students are obsessed with technology and gadgets nowadays, so why can’t we use technology to keep them engaged while learning? The education department is evolving on a global scale along with the techniques of teaching and learning. Online quizzes and contests.

Using Ed Tech Analytics to Measure Student Engagement

Omega Notes

Recent years have seen a considerable uptick in online learning as well as the availability of online course materials for student access; but access doesn’t equal engagement. The Role of Engagement in Education Success.

The online edtech that helps educators make distance learning less distant

The Christensen Institute

The ripple effects of COVID-19 have thrust the world into uncertain times, and especially schools and students. As K–12 educators try to adjust to a new reality, many stories in the media note a tension between maintaining academic expectations while also supporting students’ basic needs.

EdTech 317

If all we offer is uninspiring learning, we?re in trouble

Dangerously Irrelevant

What about learning? But engagement data show that many/most of our students are not coming to school because their learning is engaging. For many students, all that has been left is the uninspiring learning. Education in a digital world [VIDEO].

Sneak peek: 9 ideas from the Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit

Ditch That Textbook

It’s a free online conference from Dec. DTT Digital Summit ditch that textbook digital summit ditchsummit edtech educational technology global learning online learning professional development student engagementAs I’m writing this, it’s Monday, and the Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit kicks off on Friday. I couldn’t be more excited. Wait, that’s probably not true.

Can We Design Online Learning Platforms That Feel More Intimate Than Massive?

Edsurge

They know that when it comes to learning and productivity, space matters. An entire graduate course at Stanford University explores the principles for designing spaces that support learning. Yet most of our energy has been focused on designing physical learning spaces, even as more teaching and learning shifts online. Unfortunately, most massive open online course (MOOC) platforms still feel like drafty lecture halls instead of intimate seminar rooms.

Research Finds Online Service Providers Boost Program Enrollment

Wisewire

Universities that contract with an online program management company tend to outperform those that go it on their own. Or they may focus on a specific vertical, such as healthcare education, or type of service, such as instructional design.

Course 311

Calling All Educators: What Do You Care About?

Edudemic

To ensure we're producing content that interests our readers, we'd love to know what you want to read more about in the education space. The post Calling All Educators: What Do You Care About?

Bringing Art Back With Technology

Edudemic

Cuts to arts programs have shown a detrimental effect on learning motivation. With the use of technology, educators can bring arts back to the classroom. The post Bringing Art Back With Technology appeared first on Edudemic.

Online Learning Does Not Mean Sans Engagement

Fractus Learning

While educators and learners in classroom-based courses have already discovered the benefits of using engagement as a part of education, the power of online is yet to be fully realized. Ana Donaldson, 2011, Engaging the Online Learner. They want engagement.

2017 Edutech Quiz Results

Edudemic

Edudemic asked you a few questions, wanting to know more about our readers, what they care about, and what they think about some controversial subjects related to educational technology. The results are in!

Is Technology Holding Students Back?

Edudemic

But can technology do more harm than good when it comes to helping students succeed? The post Is Technology Holding Students Back? Using technology in the classroom comes with a host of benefits. appeared first on Edudemic.

Are SPOCs a better option for online education than MOOCs?

Neo LMS

Higher education can be considered a luxury for many people worldwide. Higher education in Denmark is free of charge and scholarships and student grants are very much available. In countries in this area, higher education is available to anyone — theoretically, at least.

MOOC 205

Brightspace Excellence Awards highlight innovation in online learning

eSchool News

This year’s Brightspace Excellence Awards , announced at FUSION 2016 by global learning technology provider D2L, recognized the promise of online learning and its ability to connect more and more people to high-quality educational programs. Faculty dedicated to helping students learn online created robust online environments and high-quality tools to help students succeed in their online learning endeavors.

4 Ways to Turn Distracted Students into Engaged Learners

Edudemic

Seven out of 10 academic leaders agree that online learning is critical to the future of education. That’s why the number of students enrolled in online courses will only continue to rise. But the use of online courses has also presented new challenges for teachers and administrators, especially when it comes to keeping students focused […]. The post 4 Ways to Turn Distracted Students into Engaged Learners appeared first on Edudemic.

How to Engage Your Students With the 12-Minute Rule and Quizzes They’re Meant to Fail

Edsurge

So are most of the students taking the cultural competency quiz Professor John Branch gives out near the beginning of his MBA-level International Marketing class at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. The average student gets just two of the ten questions right.

Course 171

Change education to attack technology-driven unemployment

The Christensen Institute

In a piece for Quartz this past week, I addressed how moving to a blended learning, competency-based education system in which students advance based on mastery, not time, could address many of the concerns by better preparing citizens for the demands ahead. Accordingly, the group wrote, “We need to shift away from rote learning and build instead on our uniquely human strengths in areas like creativity and interpersonal interactions.”.

10 Popular Educational Trends and What You Need to Know

Waterford

The COVID-19 crisis is changing the educational landscape, often in unpredictable ways. We’ve rounded up 10 educational trends and issues you should keep an eye on and consider researching for your classroom. Blended Learning. Personalized Learning. Bite-Sized Learning.

Trends 142

How to Build Meaningful Community for Online Learners #DLNchat

Edsurge

Learning is often a social process, taking place through dialogue, discussion and other forms of interpersonal interaction. With more and more students learning remotely, the #DLNchat community set out last week to answer the question: How can universities create meaningful community for online students? link] A set of shared practices in an online class community is built around the learning goals. Use active learning techniques.

Why new technologies often don’t help students

The Christensen Institute

The story of factory electrification has a parallel in education technology. Edtech enthusiasts promote the benefits of innovations such as open educational resources (OER), learning management systems (LMS), and adaptive learning software.

OPINION: How online and traditional teachers can work together to bring more students into the middle class

The Hechinger Report

As a former English teacher, I know how important it is to build strong relationships with students and their families. In communities across our country, the general consensus is that this relationship is critical to student success. We already had the online curriculum.

Create Effective Feedback With Education Technology

ViewSonic Education

The Promise of Education Technology: Effective Feedback. Giving effective feedback is one of the best ways to improve student learning. Education technology empowers teachers to help students on an individual basis. Feedback for learning should be carefully crafted.

The overlooked power of Zuckerberg-backed learning program lies offline

The Hechinger Report

Students at Rhodes Junior High in Mesa, Arizona, spend a portion of their school day working on laptops. Summit Learning’s personalized learning program is a key part of the school’s improvement efforts. He finds it easy to teach himself with online content as his guide.