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The posts in this category address various e-learning related subjects and more, that educators of K-12 students can find useful and informative.

With NEO K-12 learning management system, you can boost your student’s performance and make custom courses for their needs.

teach empathy to K-12 students
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3 Great ideas on how to teach empathy to K-12 students

K-12

When we talk about empathy, we tend to see it as an innate ability: you either have it or you don’t. However, empathy can be taught and the earlier we teach it, the better. In K-12 education, teaching empathy might help students deal with their insecurities, improve their self-esteem and boost their abilities to make friends.

teach K-12 students to become entrepreneurs
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Can you teach K-12 students to become entrepreneurs?

K-12

We can’t think about the future if we neglect to think about the younger generations and their preparedness for it. Putting together a good entrepreneurial program means that all students can benefit from it. As it’s likely that more and more young people will choose the self-employed route, schools should also adapt to the new demand for entrepreneurial skills.

Classroom collaboration
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Classroom collaboration: Learning together

K-12

By intentionally planning ways for students to collaborate in class, we help them to build their own learning networks. Through these learning networks, students will build confidence, broaden their perspectives, and connect with the content in a more meaningful way.

off-task behavior management
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6 Steps towards successful off-task behavior management

K-12

Disengagement during class is a major problem as it affects learning. In fact, off-task behavior can take away a few hours each month. Teachers can optimize the learning environment and apply certain techniques to help students improve their focus. Here are six ways in which teachers can successfully manage off-task behavior:

Digital humanities in the K-12 classroom
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Digital humanities in the K-12 classroom

K-12

Digital Humanities is delivering incredible tools and techniques to help students understand their world a bit better. The tools are typically easy to use, and can be adapted across grades and subjects — a true blend of technology and pedagogy delivering platforms for real insight as well as demystifying how data can reveal true knowledge.

classroom robots
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Are classroom robots the NextGen of learning?

K-12

Technology keeps evolving and so should our classroom learning methods, to keep up with these developments and to use them to our benefit. As teachers, it’s time to adapt and think of ways to blend our classroom learning with the latest in technology. Let’s take a look at how robots are currently being used in classrooms and try answering the question of the hour: Do robots have the potential to teach students in the future?

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.

Struggling to Keep Up with Edtech
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Are K-12 teachers struggling to keep up with edtech?

K-12

Despite great advances in educational technology and the students it serves, research shows that many educators still have trouble adapting to newer systems. Why is it that these teachers, supposedly at the front lines of learning, are also the ones struggling to keep up with the pace? Behind the seemingly productive numbers for edtech is a permeating struggle that must be addressed. And the solution always involves PD.

enter the world of simulations
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How simulations take learning to the next level

K-12

In a simulation the users can interact with the learning environment, make changes and see instant results of their actions. And the best part is that they can make as many mistakes as they need before completely understanding the concept that they are learning. Simulations will probably become the norm for teaching applied sciences, as have the immense potential of taking learning to the next level.

AR works in real-life classrooms
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3 Ways AR works in real-life classrooms

K-12

I’ve explored both sides of the AR argument in this and my previous blog; and as far as I can see the jury is still out on the broad-based impact it is currently having on K12 education. The use of AR in real life classrooms can lead to what some teachers might call less teaching and more entertaining, but I still believe that with careful planning, these AR tools could add enormous value.

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