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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.

5 Practical applications of IoT in the classroom
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5 Practical applications of IoT in the classroom

Teachers

IoT in education provides numerous collaboration and cooperation opportunities to enhance interaction between students and teachers, and among students, creating active learning opportunities in a safe environment.

6 Manageable ways to participate in PD this summer
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6 Manageable ways to participate in PD this summer

Teachers

Technology is great for providing many ways to learn and can present multiple solutions for educators looking to take advantage of professional learning opportunities at a time, place, and pace that meets their interests. Here are some ideas for PD for anywhere and anytime learning:

6 Steps that prove any teacher can create educational videos
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6 Steps that prove any teacher can create educational videos

Teachers

Good educational videos are all about managing cognitive load. To captivate your students’ attention, all you have to do is follow best practices such as creating bite-sized, goal-oriented videos that engage both visual and auditory channels.

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

Teachers

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

Teachers

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

Teachers

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

Teachers

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

Teachers

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

Teachers

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

Teachers

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.

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