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minimize cheating in online assessments
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How to minimize cheating in online assessments

E-learning

Remote learning has been around for quite some time, and online instructors have some tricks up their sleeves to create engaging and cheating-free assessments. Let’s see how the most skilled teachers deal with academic dishonesty in the online classroom:

The truth about Maslow before Bloom
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The truth about “Maslow before Bloom”

Teachers

Misunderstood theories don’t support excellent teaching. Although famous, Maslow’s HN is controversial and has limited empirical support. Teachers, while awesome at what they do, cannot do it all by themselves. We need to look at the bigger picture if we want to apply “Maslow before Bloom”.

What does an edtech coordinator do?
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What does an edtech coordinator do?

School Management

The edtech coordinator knows edtech inside out and helps teachers integrate technology into their classrooms. Yet, we need to look at the big picture to see just how much impact such a role can have on improving teaching and learning. So let’s see what are the most important ways in which an edtech coordinator helps schools transform their daily activities:

What 5 chatbots tell us about the future of HE
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What 5 chatbots tell us about the future of HE

Higher Ed

Chatbots are great for answering routine questions and show great potential in personalized learning so that all students can have a great experience. Plus, it’s a great way to ensure that future generations will be prepared for the AI revolution.

mindfulness activities for the virtual classroom
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9 Easy mindfulness activities for the virtual classroom

Teachers

Mindfulness-based intervention can improve cognitive performance, resilience, and mental health. It can also help students focus during lessons. The easiest way to start a mindfulness practice in your own physical or virtual classroom is to incorporate short and easy techniques in your everyday lessons.

Teaching students how to manage digital distractions
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Teaching students how to manage digital distractions

Teachers

Perhaps schools will eventually teach technology management, which includes using technology for learning and professional development. Until then, teachers are left to find the most effective methods to turn a potential distraction into a useful tool. Here are a few ideas that can successfully be implemented in any classroom:

Helping teachers and administrators see the value of edtech
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Helping teachers and admins see the value of edtech

School Management

Managing change in a school isn’t about choosing a new platform or migrating to a new system — it’s about the people that will work with the new tools and how comfortable they are with doing so effectively. Here’s how to help teachers and administrators see the value of edtech:

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Best practices for supporting parents with remote learning

School Management

With schools under lockdown, parents have taken on the role of teachers, in addition to being caregivers and workers. Now more than ever, schools need to establish a good relationship with parents, as their actions and expectations play a role in remote learning as well, especially for younger students, who have not yet developed the skills to set goals and standards for themselves.

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What’s next? Lessons from the lockdown on traditional education

E-learning

This is a time to reflect on what is working and what we could do better. Also, it’s time to evaluate what our core beliefs about education are and how accurate they are in preparing us for the future. Continuing to perfect and adapt edtech for everyone is a must, not a “nice to have” option.

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6 Building blocks for a successful edtech strategy

E-learning

Even if “success” means different things for each school and even if there’s no magic blueprint to make things run smoothly forever, you can still build a successful edtech strategy without becoming overwhelmed. Here are 6 steps to adapt according to your school’s situation and needs:

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