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World Teachers' Day
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Making educators’ lives easier for World Teachers’ Day

Parents

October 5th is all about celebrating the wonderful educators around the world. At the same time, this day is also about supporting teachers so that every learner can have access to quality education. This World Teachers’ Day, let’s do something different and celebrate teachers not just through words but actions. Not just today, but for the entire school year!

10 Top tips for creating more effective online learning forums
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10 Top tips for creating more effective online learning forums

E-learning

Asynchronous discussions have many benefits, but the most important one is that students don’t have to be in a classroom at the same time to learn from each other. Many teachers have found that class discussions can work just as well through an online forum, as long as it’s organized, has a clear structure, and students can rely on teacher feedback.

Navigating E-learning cybersecurity threats as a teacher
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Navigating e-learning cybersecurity threats as a teacher

School Management

Last year, as schools were closing their gates, e-learning cybersecurity wasn’t exactly a top priority for most teachers. As we can’t foresee future public health threat developments, schools need a solid cybersecurity plan. Teachers can also do their part and ensure that they’re complying with basic safety measures, especially where student data and privacy is concerned.

8 Ways in which edtech supports Vocational Education
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8 Ways in which edtech supports Vocational Education

E-learning

Edtech is needed more than ever in vocational training to help prepare students for their future careers. Instead of centering the discussion around traditional academic paths, let’s do something different and see how edtech supports vocational education:

5 Quick and easy instructional video ideas for teachers
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5 Quick and easy instructional video ideas for teachers

Teachers

If you want to create more video lessons, you have to know that there are options and that it won’t cost an arm and a leg. It’s up to you to decide what could work best for your classroom and maybe get more teachers to join in. So let’s explore five instructional video ideas for teachers:

6 Steps that prove any teacher can create educational videos
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6 Steps that prove any teacher can create educational videos

Teachers

Good educational videos are all about managing cognitive load. To captivate your students’ attention, all you have to do is follow best practices such as creating bite-sized, goal-oriented videos that engage both visual and auditory channels.

spider web discussions work in asynchronous online classes
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Making spider web discussions work in asynchronous online classes

E-learning

Good teaching methods such as spider web discussions work in different settings, and students can learn from each other even when they aren’t online at the same time. Using the power of forum-style discussion assignments, teachers can genuinely encourage students to take ownership of their learning.

Why self-compassion is important for teachers
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Why self-compassion is important for teachers

Teachers

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.

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