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Diana Z

How to overcome digital fatigue as a teacher
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How to overcome digital fatigue as a teacher

Teachers

Being a teacher has always been a tough job that can drain the last ounce of energy out of you regularly. In the past year, “teacher-tired” has changed into “digitally fatigued,” moving towards a new exhaustion level. Here’s how to overcome digital fatigue as a teacher:

digital fatigue in the educational system
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The impact of digital fatigue in the educational system

School Management

Digital fatigue appeared as a consequence of overusing the digital tools in the learning process, causing a feeling of saturation that can even lead to burnout. Everyone involved in teaching and learning online should educate themselves and others to recognize the signs of digital fatigue early on, so we can reverse its consequences or at least limit its damage.

Foster student agency with these online tools
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Foster student agency with these online tools

Teachers

Regardless of the tools we use as teachers, as long as we foster student agency, we give them the best lesson: anything in life requires complete dedication and engagement if we want it to be a success. They can only achieve this if they take responsibility for their actions, and what better way to start doing so than while learning?

teacher memes for 2020
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Our favorite teacher memes for 2020

Teachers

2020 made us realize how things could change in the blink of an eye. But there’s always a light at the end of the tunnel. We are still teachers, still doing what we know best, but in very different conditions. However, let’s try to end this year on a positive note, with some teacher memes:

hexagonal approach to learning
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What every teacher should know about the hexagonal approach to learning

Teachers

The hexagonal approach to learning is worth considering. Using the visual shape with six sides, teachers can create successful learning experiences, and students benefit from a clear structure to assign to the content they study by connecting hexagons that include different notions or aspects to form new ideas.

assessments in the blended classroom
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How to manage assessments in the blended classroom

E-learning

Although schools will completely reopen sooner than later, I believe they will not let go of what educational technologies and online learning environments have to offer. Blended learning is becoming the new norm in teaching. Here’s how to make the most of the assessments in each phase of the blended instruction:

Helping students develop job skills through the use of edtech
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Helping students develop job skills through the use of edtech

E-learning

Educators play a crucial role in how they approach teaching and how they get students ready for real life in today’s society. They need to teach students a set of skills that will help them function as adapted and adaptable citizens that will eventually contribute to the growth of the entire society.

Bs of online feedback
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The 5 Bs of online feedback teachers need to master

Teachers

The online learning environment has become the new school for almost every student in most countries as a result of the current pandemic. Last time we explored a few tips on how to give feedback to students in the online learning environment. Now let’s move on to what I like to call the Bs of online feedback, that every teacher should know. Here they are:

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