With remote learning seemingly here to stay, LMSs have become a key ingredient for effective teaching and learning throughout the pandemic. Learning in a virtual environment can bring unique benefits and provide a more accessible, engaging, and inclusive option for students that thrive with alternative methods of learning.
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A school LMS allows educators to deliver personalized learning support for students. As hybrid learning gains popularity for teaching during the pandemic and beyond, schools need an LMS that helps them do this effectively.
The most effective way to constantly check in on students, teachers and even parents is by sending surveys. These are a great way to understand the major challenges faced by educational institutions, but also a starting point for change. Let’s see some survey ideas to help schools make the best decisions for all stakeholders:
Having some extra tools in our teacher toolkit is helpful, especially as we continue to navigate challenges of hybrid or virtual learning and seek new ideas to keep students connected and engaged in learning through the end of this school year. Here are 5 awesome game-based tools to use in your classroom:
Leveraging podcasts will allow you to increase student motivation, provide personalized feedback and materials, facilitate self and peer assessment, and help them develop a their skills in a fun and engaging way.
The flipped classroom is a highly effective teaching method for students learning online, providing them with the freedom to access learning materials and study independently, while still benefiting from live teacher support.
It’s no secret that teachers are usually under a lot of stress. A part of the solution can be incorporating self-compassion into teaching. Self-compassion has three main components: self-kindness, common humanity, and mindfulness. Learning how to use them on a daily basis can enhance job satisfaction, but also has a rippling effect on student well-being.
The past year has been difficult for many students, but especially for those living with disabilities. Teachers and parents can best help them overcome the challenges of online learning by communicating about their ongoing needs and working to obtain appropriate accommodations, as well as maintaining students’ wellness.
In a Uber-like educational system, clients (students) have access to the best service providers (schools, universities, teachers, etc.). To a certain extent, this approach already exists, especially as far as Higher Education is concerned. But uberization takes the process to the next level. Let’s see some suggestions and analyze their viability in real-life situations!
Since the Internet of Things (IoT) is present in our daily lives, it is only natural to include it in the education system, too. When thinking about IoT’s transformative potential in education, we should analyze three different layers of improvement, from top to bottom: the student, the teacher, and the school.
Whether podcasts are a supplement to your curriculum, one of several options for a final product at the end of a unit, or an assessment that each student contributes to in their own way, there are many opportunities for choice, creativity, and reflection during the process. And, there are multiple tools that can be used already available in most classrooms.