Edtech has great potential of personalizing education. As long as it’s used to complement the physical classroom, I’m confident they will continue to be a huge part of students’ lives long after the pandemic will have become just a collective memory.
Online learning has some significant benefits, but for students living with neurodivergent traits, it can be problematic. Teachers need to work alongside parents to ensure all students get the chance for a fulfilling educational experience. Here are a few things to consider:
Any teaching strategy has benefits and drawbacks. As teachers, it’s up to us to decide if think-pair-share is good for our classroom and how we can adapt it for our students. To help you make this decision, here are the gains and pains of think-pair-share:
Schools are a part of the community and a reflection of it. That’s why it makes sense to create strong school-community partnerships, which can help students understand the real-world applications of what they’re learning.
There is a growing need for STEM skills in the workplace, so to best prepare students, we need to find opportunities for them to learn about STEM. Find out how to get started with STEM in the classroom, complete with suggestions and resources!
Integrating presentations in teaching is an accessible way to bring technology to the classroom and are also easy to integrate into any type of lesson and teaching style, so let’s explore eight tools that help teachers create more engaging classroom presentations:
Having an edtech plan for the new school year is great! However, as the year progresses, you might find the need to switch things up a bit and try something new. These four suggestions work for any grade level and make classes engaging, fun, and informative.
Independent practice in the online classroom is just as important as in the physical one. First and foremost, to confidently support independent practice, you must trust your students. Here are more ideas to help you make it work:
Making students aware of the usefulness of what you’re teaching right now is a major challenge. Answering the Why? How? What? of lesson planning helps you boost confidence and motivation when it comes to the learning process:
Gen Z students have a special relationship with technology, which has shaped their expectations about education. Find out what is the 4Rs Model and how it can help teachers adapt their methods: