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5 Awesome online tools for game-based learning

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I have long believed that spring presents an excellent time for educators to explore new ideas and try some new digital tools in the classroom.

How to get started with hybrid teaching

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Having taught the majority of the school year in a hybrid environment, it took time to adjust to teaching online and deciding which methods or tools to use.

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4 Ways to promote collaboration in digital spaces

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As we prepare for spring, it is always good to have some new ideas to promote student engagement and foster more collaboration in the classroom.

6 Ways to build meaningful online teacher-student relationships

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As a teacher, one of the greatest joys is seeing your students’ eyes light up when they learn something new. We’ve all had that teacher who made us like a subject simply because their personality and enthusiasm were enough to spark an interest in anything.

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Spring into creativity with these 5 digital tools!

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As a language teacher, I am always looking for new ideas or tools for my students to try in our classroom that enables them to create something more authentic and personalized.

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6 Steps that prove any teacher can create educational videos

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Student engagement is a big part of independent learning. We want students to actively interact with the learning material, no matter where they are and how they’re learning. As such, educational videos are nothing new, especially in the world of asynchronous and blended learning.

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The impact of digital fatigue in the educational system

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More than a year ago, in the context of the international health crisis we are still facing, the entire world had to deal with unique learning circumstances.

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Making spider web discussions work in synchronous online classes

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Student engagement in online classes seems to be a never-ending quest for teachers. That’s because building a classroom culture is harder to do in an online environment if you’ve never done that before. Consequently, it shows when it comes to classroom discussions.

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How edtech strengthens parental engagement in online learning

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Education is a continuous process that starts even before a child goes to school. It starts at home: the first teachers a child has are their parents.

The uberization of Higher Education: fad or fab?

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With the enormous changes brought by the Covid-19 pandemic, there is a new kid on the block that people seem to be talking about a lot lately: the uberization of education. The topic is not new.

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How to overcome digital fatigue as a teacher

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Teachers have a saying: There’s no tired like teacher-tired. Being a teacher has always been a tough job that can drain the last ounce of energy out of you regularly.

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6 Ways to support spatial reasoning skills online

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With much of the emphasis on verbal and math aptitudes because they are measured on mandatory standardized testing, spatial reasoning is not a priority in most schools.

The 6 principles of mastery-based learning

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Innovation in education is a must if we want to keep up with technology and global advancements. The traditional teaching methods no longer serve today’s learners. There has to be a paradigm shift in our approach to education.

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5 Basic copyright rules for students and teachers

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For teachers, the freedom to create their content and use it in the classroom is a great experience. Each teacher has their own manner of tackling a subject, and when allowed to use their creativity, they feel more motivated and even empowered.

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Using the school LMS to provide emotional support in remote learning

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If there’s anything we have learned from the past year’s events, it’s that well-being is now more important than ever. In truth, we can’t ask students to do great in any circumstances.

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6 Digital storytelling tools for hybrid learning environments

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Throughout the school year, we have many opportunities to engage students in digital storytelling.

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Overcoming the challenges of online learning for students with disabilities

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The COVID-19 pandemic will have far-reaching consequences for years to come. The past year has caused significant disruption to the education system, with the need to maintain safe distances resulting in a rapid shift to online learning.

7 Activities to improve online class participation rates

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Are you happy with how your online class is going? All teachers will answer this question at one point or another. A low participation rate is usually one of the biggest problems with online classes.

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4 Tips for teachers to make the most of edtech

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Education technology and its use in the classroom has now become essential. Every school and every classroom has to find what works best for their needs.

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Starting the year: Ideas for anywhere learning

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As schools across the country are still deciding on how to safely return to school, I have been slowly working through some new ideas, trying to plan around what may be a year full of transitions into and out of our classrooms. Where to start?

5 E-learning trends for 2021 and beyond

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A version of this post was originally published in Education Technology , on April 14, 2021. Covid-19 has given a boost to edtech and digital learning, and I believe this will last well beyond the pandemic.

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5 Digital tools for podcasting in the hybrid classroom

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When used as a tool for sharing knowledge and thoughts, podcasts become an innovative teaching method. Teachers can create personalized materials for lessons, content for research and revision, fun facts, and guidelines that students can easily access on any device whenever and wherever they want.

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How to do more with less screen time

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One of the nicest advantages that some students enjoyed about the spring version of online learning was the relaxation of the bell schedule. However, the attempts to squeeze normalcy into an extraordinary situation removed that luxury in most cases this fall.

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Top edtech tools for digital differentiation

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In my recent article regarding using Universal Design for Learning in remote classrooms , I mentioned Todd Rose’s term, “design to the edges,” which is what educators attempt to do each day as they accommodate the variety of learners in their classrooms.

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4 Reasons why an LMS is a perfect solution for digital minimalism

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For most of human history, the majority of people didn’t own much: a set of clothes, tools to work the field, and the basic things for cooking. Rich aristocrats and royals lived in luxury, but that “luxury” doesn’t even compare to the average American’s standard of living.

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Practice vs. research in education? Why teachers need to do both

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Here’s a riddle for you: What came first: the practice or the research? You might say, “practice, of course!” The first teachers didn’t just sit around to collect data about everything under the sun. They had to teach others valuable lessons, such as Survival 101.

Building a culture of academic integrity in a remote learning environment

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If you’re worried about academic integrity while teaching remotely, you’re not alone. A recent survey indicates that 93% of teachers believe students are more likely to cheat if attending school online.

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Adapting the 5E teaching model to remote classrooms

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A comprehensive teaching model helps educators identify strategies that motivate learners to discover new things, to explore a new field of knowledge (or continue exploring previous ones, but with more effective approaches), and at the same time, it provides a useful assessment system.

STEAM: STEM plus Arts, for a more enriching learning experience

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The ideal of the Renaissance man, the polymath with expertise in a wide range of fields, is long gone. We live in an era of hyperspecialization.

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Foster student agency with these online tools

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Education is not a one-way street. It implies joint efforts from both teachers and students to reach the desired outcomes. Moreover, the process of teaching and learning needs to be anchored in real life to ensure students’ ability to apply what they learn successfully.

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Taking a closer look at IoT’s transformative potential in education

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Starting as a connection of non-standard devices to the Internet, such as smart thermostats, lighting, locks, or speakers, the Internet of Things (IoT) has had applications in various domains with the purpose of making our lives easier.

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Why self-compassion is important for teachers

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Teaching is, in its essence, a caregiving profession. We all have that one teacher who inspired us to aim higher, choose a certain career path, or simply discover our passions. This role comes with many satisfactions, but also the pressure to hold yourself to a higher standard.

Exploring new ideas: Student-driven remote learning

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For many schools, it has been nearly two months of remote learning. Many schools around the world are facilitating remote learning for the remainder of this academic year and possibly longer, and we can take this as an opportunity to try new ideas.

8 Ways surveys help school leaders make better decisions

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School leaders have to make crucial decisions all the time. Some of these may have short-term effects, but others have a lasting impact on future generations of students.

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4 Scenarios for the new normal of education

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Education is undergoing a historical moment. We may not notice the magnitude of the changes brought by the pandemic, but it’s obvious that things are not going to be the same.

Teaching SEL skills in online education

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Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process that helps kids and adults alike to understand and manage their emotions so that they can develop positive and meaningful social relationships.

6 Resources for teaching about Artificial Intelligence

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The interest in Artificial Intelligence (AI) has grown so much in the past few months, with news alerts and updates about how Artificial Intelligence is being used in almost every area of life.

Striking the perfect balance between online and offline learning

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Edtech has always been a fascinating field of study. Teachers and developers alike have jointly explored new ideas and tried new hardware and software in the classroom for decades.

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8 Benefits of using microlearning when teaching students online

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Learning has always seemed a little bit magical. When a student learns something new, you can actually see a physical reaction: maybe they raise their heads, open their mouths, and widen their eyes. One can say there’s a sparkle there — the magical sparkle of knowledge.

How to minimize cheating in online assessments

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Academic dishonesty is a touchy subject. From college admission scandals to exam cheating, it affects all schools in one way or another.

10 Digital tools for creating 3D learning experiences

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The use of Augmented Reality in teaching is increasingly becoming an integral part of lessons in general. With the plethora of tools and resources available online, teachers can provide interactive learning experiences and give students the opportunity to create their own.

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10 Tools teachers can use to create virtual field trips

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For the last year and a half, I’ve been more immersed in online education than offline. I started to use Nearpod as a complex tool where I could create complete lessons in my classes. That experience was new to my students and me, but it has opened a new door, or window, to the world outside.

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7 Tips on how to adapt teacher-student rapport while teaching online

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Teachers have always been focused on building rapport with students. They want to develop a harmonious relationship with all students in the classroom so that students should feel comfortable to share their thoughts and ideas without any fear or shame.

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