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.

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. That’s easy to solve.


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Doug Fisher Guides Us On How to Teach Student Engagement During Virtual Learning


Students must be taught engagement expectations across learning environments and formats to drive their own learning. Distance learning students should understand what engagement looks like and taught how to monitor levels through critical thinking questions.

7 Strategies Designed to Increase Student Engagement in Synchronous Online Discussions Using Video Conferencing

Catlin Tucker

One of the primary roles that a teacher plays in an online class is the facilitation of learning. Facilitation is the teacher’s ability to clearly communicate learning objectives and support learners as they make progress toward those objectives. Learning

Teaching and leading for higher student engagement … even during a pandemic (aka How I spent my summer)

Dangerously Irrelevant

Some schools spent the summer engaged in magical thinking that everyone would be back in person this fall, just like before the pandemic. I was fortunate to work with numerous educators this summer on how to teach and lead for higher student engagement – even during a pandemic.

How Educators Can Support Families of Children with Disabilities During Hybrid or Online Learning


The sudden shift to online or hybrid learning during the COVID-19 pandemic has created plenty of challenges for students, schools, and parents. Chief among those is determining how to support students with special educational needs.

Student Zoom Fatigue is Real—Here’s How to Combat It in Your Virtual Classroom

Where Learning Clicks

Learn how to prevent and address student Zoom fatigue and other social and emotional learning issues in your virtual classroom. The post Student Zoom Fatigue is Real—Here’s How to Combat It in Your Virtual Classroom appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

How to Cultivate Student Engagement with Online Office Hours


Office hours are a great opportunity to connect with students in an online learning environment. Here are some tips for effective virtual office hours

Actionable advice for educators to move to online learning


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.

Nine Tips for Success with Virtual Learning

Where Learning Clicks

Struggling with how to prepare your virtual classroom? The post Nine Tips for Success with Virtual Learning appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. We share some best practices from our team of educators who have been teaching remotely for years.

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.

Asynchronous vs. Synchronous: How to Design for Each Type of Learning

Catlin Tucker

Some are beginning entirely online and others are returning to school on a modified schedule where they will only see students in person a couple of days a week. ” First, let’s be clear about the differences between asynchronous and synchronous learning.

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

Linways Technologies

Teaching-learning is being digitized, there are more tools to assist teachers manage their classrooms, courses, academics, etc. But no matter digital or otherwise, one thing all teachers agree about student-teacher interaction is the engagement.

How to manage assessments in the blended classroom


Schools have taken big steps towards using online resources and tools, but we can expect online learning to have a more important role in students’ education due to the pandemic. Variations of blended learning were applied in classes before.

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.

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


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. Advances in technology have made it possible to make classroom learning fun, engaging and interactive. Today’s students are a lot more tech-savvy than ever before. Technology allows global learning.

How to improve schooling during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to students

The Hechinger Report

Most educators and students agree: Learning took a nosedive last spring when schools closed during the coronavirus pandemic. Summer break gave school leaders time to reflect on the lessons of the spring and create more effective reopening plans for the fall.

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4 Ways to Turn Distracted Students into Engaged Learners


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 […].

How to Keep Student Minds Open to New Worldviews Even When Campus Is Closed


This pandemic fall semester has understandably raised anxieties about whether students will receive valuable instruction in the academic topics they study in class. But it also threatens the psychosocial learning students do in college, as well as the opportunities for personal development that so many of them seek. Given the importance of college for worldview development and cross-cultural exchanges, can interfaith learning continue in a virtual setting?

How to Build Meaningful Community for Online Learners #DLNchat


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? How do #DLNchat-ters define community? link] A set of shared practices in an online class community is built around the learning goals.

2017 Edutech Quiz Results


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. Articles Featured News Online Learning Tools classroom featured guide How To lesson ideas online learning online tools Professional Development student engagement toolsThe results are in!

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


Quick: In which Asian country is it customary to touch the elbow of your right arm with the fingers of your left hand when you are passing an object to another person? His unique resume—well-traveled background, engineer’s mind, one-time musical theatre performer’s flair—contribute to well-crafted and entertaining classes. The average student gets just two of the ten questions right. I think the students are entertained. Professor John Branch and students.

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Creating a Classroom Routine for Online or Hybrid Learning Students


One of the most effective ways to supercharge your students’ ability to learn, connect, and grow, all while managing your own workload, is to establish a routine in your classroom. The same is true for educators and students. What tasks to complete.

Virtual pets: How to bring more joy and teach responsibility in online classes


As we’ve said in a previous article, emergency remote teaching enforced by the Covid-19 pandemic is not synonymous with online learning. Online learning comes with a different type of pedagogy that should address content, teaching methods, and student/teacher relationships.

How to choose technology for online classrooms

Linways Technologies

Our teachers and institutions are already using multiple platforms and tools to manage online education. This blog post will help you assess and analyze the edtech tool/platform that you currently use or the one you’re prepared to use for managing online classrooms.

Strategies for Motivating Students: Start with Intrinsic Motivation


This quote is a great reminder that if we can get students curious and motivated to learn, we can set them up for a lifelong love of learning. And as a teacher, you have the power to help them find that passion for learning while they are young.

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


They know that when it comes to learning and productivity, space matters. One of EdSurge’s most popular articles described how a teacher used flexible seating to create a classroom that resembled Starbucks, spawning a movement to “ Starbucks your classroom. ” An entire graduate course at Stanford University explores the principles for designing spaces that support learning. The answer may be that we need to balance massiveness with miniaturization.

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. This could happen to your online program: Students Suing School Over Online Courses. You often hear some students saying, “ All we do is download homework and upload homework. ”

How to ensure quality in your online classrooms.

Linways Technologies

6 ways to improve the quality of your teaching-learning. As more institutions are opening up to the world of online learning, new possibilities are emerging along with new challenges. We will discuss more about accessibility to the teacher in the next point.

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Which Learning Style Works For You?


Learn more about what defines a learning style, which one fits you best, and how to use them in teaching. The post Which Learning Style Works For You? Articles Featured For Students Online Learning classroom learning tools online learning online tools student engagement tips for teachersappeared first on Edudemic.

How to implement learning principles in your classrooms using Linways Learning Management System

Linways Technologies

In the wide growing popularity of online learning and technology-assisted teaching-learning, it’s no wonder that learning management platforms like Linways LMS are being widely adopted by educational institutions, and teachers. to define the POs.

Flexible, resilient pedagogy: How to plan activities that work for in-person, remote, AND hybrid instruction

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This episode will include teaching ideas, learning activities, and teaching resources that will help you create lesson plans that will stand despite the last-minute changes in schooling due to the outbreak. . Can you really create ONE set of lessons that work face-to-face AND online?

Savvas Delivers Innovative Back-to-School Solutions to Help Teachers, Students and Families Succeed with Distance Learning

eSchool News

After listening to educators, parents and caregivers from across the country, Savvas Learning Company today introduced a range of platform enhancements and new K-12 educational products aimed at making distance learning more impactful. ABOUT SAVVAS LEARNING COMPANY.

Will the students who didn’t show up for online class this spring go missing forever?

The Hechinger Report

No teachers from the San Antonio elementary had heard from the children since schools closed abruptly in March due to the pandemic. Williams arranged to meet the children at their grandmother’s. We don’t have eyes on our students. We’re going to lose students.”.

How to use GoConqr for distance learning and tools that can help you


There is growing pressure on teachers to implement distance learning and online learning strategies for their students in these difficult times. Identify a quiet area where you can focus on the tasks to hand and ensure you are comfortable.