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K-12

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.

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.

5 Ways to use digital storytelling in class
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5 Ways to use digital storytelling in class

K-12

Teachers have been encouraging children to tell their own stories, for generations. Adding and formalizing digital storytelling techniques will not just allow students to utilize varied technologies (thereby learning about them) but also to use narrative tools and forms of expression that are becoming ever-more natural and obvious to children that are digital natives.

Flipping the elementary school classroom
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Flipping the elementary school classroom? YES!

Flipped Classroom, K-12

Elementary school classrooms do not naturally lend themselves to a flipped or blended environment for a number of reasons. However, it is similarly illogical to ignore the vast and varied online resources, many of them free to use, that are designed specifically for the elementary school classroom.

How to redesign your classroom on a budget
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How to redesign your classroom on a budget

K-12

The best learning environment should be all about flexibility and diversity. Entire schools are already being redesigned this way to ensure the best functionality for teaching, learning, collaboration and creativity. But this requires plenty of resources – and clearly, not all schools have the means or the possibilities to redesign all their classrooms, instantly. However, budget-friendly solutions exist.

myths about online education
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The two big letters that shape up K-12 education: AI

K-12

The big promise AI brings into the realm of K-12 education is that of personalized learning. Artificially intelligent technology is still developing, but it definitely opens the door to tremendous possibilities. Lifelong learning companions could become real thanks to it.

Will your students be workplace ready
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Will your students be workplace ready?

E-learning, K-12, Teachers

It is easy to forget, amid the near mania associated with college admissions and acceptance, that many students do not have the aptitude or indeed funding to attend college, and will need to work directly after 12th grade. It is rewarding to know that when focusing on developing workplace skills like teamwork and problem solving we are not only creating employees, but ultimately well-rounded adults.

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