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The posts in this category cover subjects teachers and professors involved in delivering 21st century education might find useful or at least interesting.

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5 Things to teach to develop cyber-savvy students

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No matter how old students are, they need to know first how to protect themselves from a cyber attack. That’s why it’s important to teach them about antivirus software, how to create and manage the most secure passwords, the risks of public Wi-Fi connections, how to identify potential cyber-scams and also that they should report any suspicious activity to the responsible adult.

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5 Ways to be a good teacher

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Teaching is a profession that requires an enormous amount of patience and dedication. However, it’s also one of the most rewarding professions out there. You’re part of one of the most essential systems in society. Education is crucial, and society requires good teachers. Follow some of the above tips and you’ll be on your way to becoming an even better teacher.

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Our favorite teacher memes for 2019

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We know you are passionate about being a teacher and the rewards that you receive from your students compensate for everything else that might put you down. We are pretty sure you’ve been trying to forget all the nagging things that come with the job during this festive time, but we would like to give you a short meme retrospective of this year.

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For effective learning, teach students how to learn

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Active recall and spaced repetition can improve test scores and long term retention. Teachers can start by incorporating low stakes quizzes or teaching them how to schedule study time at home. The biggest benefit is that students can apply this method in any area of their lives, whether they want to get into the college of their dreams, learn a foreign language, learn how to code, etc.

Learning and growing as educators
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Learning and growing as educators

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Professional development today is greatly changed compared to how it was in the past because we now have access to different resources. The power of learning whenever we connect with others and share our stories and our experiences, really serves to amplify the learning potential. When educators seize the opportunity to try new things and continue to grow, we can provide our best selves for those we lead and learn with.

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6 Reasons why drones are landing in schools

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As drones become more budget friendly and accessible, some schools have taken a particular interest in their potential uses in education. Aside from the major benefit of getting students into STEAM, drone technology is suitable for all subjects, ages and grade levels if operated under teacher supervision.

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6 Novel ways in which educators can teach creativity in the classroom

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It would be such a missed opportunity for teachers to not do what they can to support their students and help them achieve their creative potential. This can be done through teaching for creativity, nurturing their intrinsic motivation, and questioning the fact that creativity isn’t for your students, among others.

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4 Tips for using accessibility features to promote inclusion

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While built-in accessibility features may not directly increase rates of inclusion, it is one step in a positive direction. Opening these features up to all students normalizes these tools in society and allows all students to understand that technology can be used to assist anyone.

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5 Benefits of including VR in classroom activities

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Virtual Reality is at the forefront of development and the next step in the evolution of computerized instruction. Its ability to deliver perspective changing content, virtual collaboration and creation are redefining education. The time to get VR into schools is now. If you have the budget to invest in VR technology, here are some benefits you should consider:

What students need to remember about cybersecurity
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E-learning smarts: What students need to remember about cybersecurity

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Good cybersecurity practices are as essential as knowing the safety protocols needed prior to crossing the street. As the future is leaning heavily toward the digital frontier, educators need to roll with the times in order to help their students prepare. Knowing a thing or two about cybersecurity do’s and don’ts can also help the educator in their own lives and in future classrooms they hold.

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