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differentiated instruction
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Why teachers should consider differentiated instruction

Teachers

Differentiated instruction means that you have to meet the standards while providing students with personalized learning experiences and embrace change and flexibility while knowing when to stop or just turn. The ultimate goal of differentiated instruction is to create and nurture a learning environment that meets the learning needs of students and puts each of them on their own paths to success.

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BETT 2019 in review: The future of education is now!

News

It’s hard to imagine what the future of education will be like when you’re already surrounded by it. That was the general feeling I had while attending BETT just last week. The BETT Show is one of the oldest and largest events in the ed-tech industry worldwide and the NEO Team was proud to be a part of it this year as well.

e-learning is perfect for introverted students
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5 Reasons e-learning is perfect for introverted students

E-learning

Chances are, one in three (if not even one in two) students is introverted. This means they don’t particularly enjoy being surrounded by people at all times, they are not very vocal about neither their struggles nor their successes in their learning process, need a little extra time to participate in any kind of discussion and prefer to engage in independent activities rather than group ones.

Universal Design for Learning in the classroom
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How to apply the Universal Design for Learning in the classroom

E-learning

Even though students in a classroom may look alike, they each have a unique combination of background, strengths, needs and interests that affect their learning outcomes. Since classrooms are so diverse, curricula need to meet this diversity. However, most often than not, teachers need to meet the same curriculum goals for all their students. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is thought to be the solution for this.

3rd anniversary of the NEO Blog
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Celebrating the 3rd anniversary of the NEO Blog

News

We learned a lot during the past year. And if you’re a regular reader of this blog, I hope you did too. From gamification to digital citizenship to PD for teachers to classroom robots and everything in between, the 102 posts that have been published on the NEO Blog in the last 12 months covered oh so many subjects related to education technology and e-learning for educational institutions. Happy birthday NEO Blog!

Flipped Learning should be standard for Higher Education
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Why Flipped Learning should be standard for Higher Education

Flipped Classroom, Higher Ed

If the flipped classroom approach yields so many positive results for high school students, I think it’s safe to assume it can do the same for their HE counterparts. University students are the perfect candidates of self-directed learning and they would thrive in a flipped learning environment. If we want them to become successful citizens of tomorrow, we need to turn the traditional model of teaching on its head.

Integrating ed-tech in the classroom
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Integrating ed-tech in the classroom one step at a time with the SAMR Model

News

Thanks to the SAMR Model, teachers are able to determine whether the technology they are using in their classroom is enhancing or transforming teaching and learning activities. Ultimately, the model shows that in this day and age, teachers must focus on the transformation of learning, to prepare the students for the future and enhance their work-ready skills. Join our webinar to learn more about the practical part of the SAMR Model!

myths about BYOD in the classroom
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Debunking 3 myths about BYOD in the classroom

Teachers

Allowing students to use their mobile devices for learning at school used to be a wild idea. But let’s face the fears surrounding BYOD and follow those that already achieved wonderful results by allowing students to bring their own devices to school and use them for their learning. So, I invite you to place the next three myths about BYOD in the classroom right next to dragons, flying horses, and the treasure at the end of the rainbow.

LMS benefits for HE
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Top 5 LMS benefits for HE students

Higher Ed

An LMS for Higher Education brings in plenty of benefits for university administration and faculty members, but most of all, for students. Being able to access various learning materials, to enroll in self-paced courses and competency-based ones, to contact the person of need at the moment of need and to have a bird’s-eye view over their own progress are just five of the benefits an LMS can give HE students.

LMS benefits for K-12
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Top 5 LMS benefits for K-12 Students

K-12, LMS

A learning management system for schools provides more than an organized manner for teachers to deliver lessons and manage student outcomes. New features are developed constantly in order to meet the learning needs of students, from kindergarten to high school, and beyond. Using an LMS to deliver the digital part of blended learning is a great way to equip students for the 21st Century world.

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