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5 Steps to take for successful PD for teachers

School Management

School leaders who want to create and deliver successful PD for their teachers are in for a struggle. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to it, as teachers themselves would know. However, there are some aspects that should always be a part of teacher PD. Here are five of them:

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3 Core aspects of a personalized learning platform

LMS

There are three core aspects that define a personalized learning platform: each student must be able to define their own learning goals within it, receive recommendations based on their learning journey and have their progress clearly assessed so that they can see their progress. Let’s explore each of these aspects:

safeguarding student and staff data
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Digital security and safeguarding student and staff data

School Management

Educational institutions of all shapes and sizes have to manage a lot of sensitive data, be it related to their students or the faculty body and everyone who ever sets foot on the school’s premises. Solutions do exist to protect all this data at any given time, but they’re hardly simple, practical and affordable at the same time.

e-learning trends 2019
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6 E-learning trends currently shaping up the industry

E-learning

E-learning trends come and go. Some current trends that shape up the e-learning industry at the moment are rather new, others are currently under the spotlight, while others are proven tactics that will continue to lead to great results. Which one to follow? While this decision should be tailored to your specific classroom learning needs, here are a few trends that you might want to keep an eye on:

TED Talks every teacher should see
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Top 7 TED Talks every teacher should see

Teachers

TED Talks are awesome. Maybe it’s the variety of topics they cover, the perfectly timed length, the simple setting, or maybe all of these; but either way, I think we can all agree that TED Talks are awesome. And if we add education to the mix, they are even more awesome. So check out these TED Talks of teachers or educational experts that every teacher should see!

AI could be your new teaching sidekick
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3 reasons why AI could be your new teaching sidekick

E-learning

Incorporating AI in education opens up many new and exciting possibilities. It can be used to help with planning courses, assessing students and ensuring the delivery of personalized and adaptive learning. Rather than worrying that AI will replace teachers, we need to focus instead on how teachers can use AI effectively in the classroom to reap the benefits of technological innovations in their classrooms.

fundamentals of student-centered learning
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Understanding the fundamentals of student-centered learning

Teachers

Even though everyone is talking about student-centered learning, it doesn’t mean that everyone knows exactly what to do to achieve it; there are just so many ways to get there. Understanding the fundamentals of student-centered learning — that students’ voice must be heard, teachers are becoming learning facilitators and that they need technology to make the best decisions — is a great first step.

cloud-based LMS for your school
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8 Reasons to choose a cloud-based LMS for your school

LMS

The e-learning industry is growing as there are always new players penetrating the market. Each LMS vendor has a unique selling offer, and your educational institutions has a unique set of needs. Wherever you turn, keep in mind that there is one type of LMSs that could be better in the long-term — one with a cloud-based architecture. Here are a number of reasons to opt for a cloud-based LMS for your school:

student-centered learning
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The journey to student-centered learning

Teachers

From Kindergarten to high school after that in college, our students are mostly treated as if they’re travelling with a railroad train of the past, bringing all of them in the same direction at the same time. When their specific learning needs are met, the percentage of underachievers and dropouts shrinks, engagement rates and the likeability of going to school go up, as well as student performance. Meeting the specific learning needs of students has a name among educators: student-centered learning.

How to redesign your classroom on a budget
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How to redesign your classroom on a budget

K-12

The best learning environment should be all about flexibility and diversity. Entire schools are already being redesigned this way to ensure the best functionality for teaching, learning, collaboration and creativity. But this requires plenty of resources – and clearly, not all schools have the means or the possibilities to redesign all their classrooms, instantly. However, budget-friendly solutions exist.

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