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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.

10 Tools teachers can use to create virtual field trips
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10 Tools teachers can use to create virtual field trips

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With so many restrictions in our daily lives for the past year and a half, students need a chance to see the world through different lenses. Virtual field trips are a unique and accessible way to provide different learning opportunities in your classroom that go beyond the classic textbooks.

How to get started with hybrid teaching
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How to get started with hybrid teaching

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As teachers, we need to be able to check in with students to see how they are doing, first and foremost, and to assess their progress in our class. Doing this when we have students in multiple locations can be challenging, which is why it is important to have a few versatile tools in our toolkit. Here’s how to get started with hybrid teaching:

10 Digital tools for creating 3D learning experiences
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10 Digital tools for creating 3D learning experiences

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The use of 3D technology in teaching is increasingly becoming an integral part of lessons in general. With the plethora of tools and resources in this field available online, teachers can provide interactive learning experiences, but also give students opportunities to create their own. Here are 10 digital tools for creating 3D learning experiences:

5 Evidence-based interventions that have an impact on learning
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5 Evidence-based interventions that have an impact on learning

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Without proper research, it’s nearly impossible to find systemic solutions to many issues in the educational system. Therefore, teachers, educators, and policymakers should rely on evidence-based educational strategies if they want results across the system. Let’s see five strategies that have an impact!

The 6 principles of mastery-based learning
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The 6 principles of mastery-based learning

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Mastery-based learning is an innovative approach to teaching focused on the learner and designed with the graduate profile in mind. This approach uses students’ interests to engage them in learning and the instruction demonstrates relevance to their lives.

Why self-compassion is important for teachers
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Why self-compassion is important for teachers

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It’s no secret that teachers are usually under a lot of stress. A part of the solution can be incorporating self-compassion into teaching. Self-compassion has three main components: self-kindness, common humanity, and mindfulness. Learning how to use them on a daily basis can enhance job satisfaction, but also has a rippling effect on student well-being.

Podcast pedagogy: Leveraging audio programs for learning
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Podcast pedagogy: Leveraging audio programs for learning

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Whether podcasts are a supplement to your curriculum, one of several options for a final product at the end of a unit, or an assessment that each student contributes to in their own way, there are many opportunities for choice, creativity, and reflection during the process. And, there are multiple tools that can be used already available in most classrooms.

Spring into creativity with these 5 digital tools!
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Spring into creativity with these 5 digital tools!

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As we embrace the challenges that may continue to come throughout the rest of this school year and prepare for the next, we must stay flexible and be willing to take more risks with new ideas and digital tools in our classrooms. Here are five tools that promote creativity and provide fun learning experiences for students and teachers, and even families!

6 Ways to build meaningful online teacher-student relationships
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6 Ways to build meaningful online teacher-student relationships

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Teaching remotely can be tricky since building relationships in a virtual classroom is a skill that comes with experience. Wherever you are in your online teaching journey, you can still make the best out of any situation. Here are a few tips and tricks that I’ve learned along the way that can make building an online rapport much easier:

How to overcome digital fatigue as a teacher
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How to overcome digital fatigue as a teacher

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Being a teacher has always been a tough job that can drain the last ounce of energy out of you regularly. In the past year, “teacher-tired” has changed into “digitally fatigued,” moving towards a new exhaustion level. Here’s how to overcome digital fatigue as a teacher:

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