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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.

8 Ways surveys help school leaders make better decisions
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8 Ways surveys help school leaders make better decisions

School Management

The most effective way to constantly check in on students, teachers and even parents is by sending surveys. These are a great way to understand the major challenges faced by educational institutions, but also a starting point for change. Let’s see some survey ideas to help schools make the best decisions for all stakeholders:

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.

7 Activities to improve online class participation rates
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7 Activities to improve online class participation rates

E-learning

Encouraging more students to participate in online classes means giving each one plenty of opportunities to do so and creating the right environment. If you’re feeling stuck right now or want to get them to open up more, here are seven activities to try next:

Practice vs. research in education
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Practice vs. research in education? Why teachers need to do both

Teachers

The gap between education research and practice is a big problem that education leaders and policymakers need to address. However, teachers can reap the benefits of educational research by tapping into valuable information to use in their daily practice. This information is widely available online, so why not give it a try?

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