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Graham Glass

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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.

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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:

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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:

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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.

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How to create an LMS training program for schools: A step by step guide [INFOGRAPHIC]

LMS

Creating a good training program for all the educators in your school isn’t always easy. You need a good team, plan the content, schedule the training, and much more. This seems exhausting, expensive and time-consuming, but it’s actually not. That’s why we’ve put together a simple and easy to follow guide on how to create your own LMS training program. Just remember: start small and keep on going!

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How to increase LMS success using training

LMS

How to increase LMS success using training? The first thing that you can do is to start thinking about what you want to achieve with the LMS and set your goals. Make sure to make your goals as specific as possible and time bound. Any LMS goal is connected in some way to how much and how well the system is being used in the school. This will be your foundation for LMS success.

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5 Tips on how to train teachers to use an LMS

Teachers

While choosing the right edtech for the needs of the school is a very important part of making it successful, there is one aspect that often gets overlooked: the teachers. Training teachers to use technology in the classroom is paramount to edtech success. Let’s take the example of training teachers how to use a new LMS and check out a few ideas that can make them embrace the new edtech more easily.

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