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Virtual pets: How to bring more joy and teach responsibility in online classes
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Virtual pets: How to bring more joy and teach responsibility in online classes

E-learning

The effects of confinement and isolation are already beginning to show. Public health specialists worn about the new epidemic of mental health issues caused by isolation. Pets (even virtual) might be the help we need! Let’s make our online classes pet-friendly and help our students become more empathetic and more socially engaged.

Making the case for paperless schools
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Making the case for paperless schools

School Management

Paperless schools might be the boost we need to innovate even more in all aspects of education. So let’s tackle the paper-based vs. paperless issue from different angles and see how things have changed so far and how edtech can help us create a more environmentally-friendly schooling system.

Online museums you can bring in the classroom
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4 Online museums you can bring in the classroom

K-12

A good internet connection (and some imagination) can help teachers bring museums into the classroom, whether it the brick-and-mortar one, hybrid or completely virtual, and provide their students with a meaningful learning experience. Let’s explore a few digital solutions for a virtual museum experience:

STEM plus Arts, for a more enriching learning experience
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STEAM: STEM plus Arts, for a more enriching learning experience

Teachers

STEAM should be the overall ambition of the educational system. It should aim at empowering students to use their creativity in finding new solutions to everyday problems, and at the same time help them understand more about life, society, and culture.

Digital citizenship: a conceptual model for developing a K-12 curriculum
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Digital citizenship: a conceptual model for developing a K-12 curriculum

Teachers

Digital citizenship is essential for all people living in a digital economy. Those who design and implement policies should understand the deep roots of all the processes involved: proper values and right attitudes help shape the necessary skills one needs to develop knowledge and critical understanding of the self and of the world.

Tools for professional-looking digital portfolios
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Tools for professional-looking digital portfolios

E-learning

Digital portfolios allow students to be more creative and use their imagination. They will need to be creative in the future professional careers, so try to stimulate them as much as possible in the classroom. Just make sure that they have the right tools to unleash their creativity and let them shine!

SEL skills in online education
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Teaching SEL skills in online education

Teachers

Bringing SEL in the classroom is not the latest fad, but an essential core component of any educational system that wants to help students have well-balanced social and emotional lives. Let’s see how we can approach the five core SEL competencies in online education!

DOs and DON’Ts in Project-Based Learning
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10 DOs and DON’Ts in Project-Based Learning

Teachers

If we want to raise our children to be independent, creative, and self-sufficient, PBL might help a lot. Moreover, PBL can boost social and soft-skills, as working on a project implies collaboration and communication with colleagues.

digital wellbeing during remote teaching
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PERMA 2.0 or digital wellbeing during remote teaching

E-learning

Since remote teaching and learning might continue for a while, it’s high time to reconsider digital wellbeing for both students and teachers and adopt some guidelines for this new normal. By putting a spin to the PERMA model, we can overcome this challenge

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