How to do more with less screen time
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How to do more with less screen time

E-learning

Staying onscreen all day may not be the solution we hoped for, unless we can focus more on transforming that time into quality interactions that increase physical movement and mental engagement than on extending the minutes students are watching the screen.

optimism the key to excellent teaching
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Is optimism the key to excellent teaching?

Teachers

While all students are different and require a certain degree of individualized attention, each of them can change the way they think about success and failure, replacing inaccurate and unhelpful beliefs with more realistic ones. Optimism isn’t about being positive all the time but learning how to recover from setbacks and being more at ease with challenging tasks.

Making the case for paperless schools
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Making the case for paperless schools

School Management

Paperless schools might be the boost we need to innovate even more in all aspects of education. So let’s tackle the paper-based vs. paperless issue from different angles and see how things have changed so far and how edtech can help us create a more environmentally-friendly schooling system.

Online museums you can bring in the classroom
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4 Online museums you can bring in the classroom

K-12

A good internet connection (and some imagination) can help teachers bring museums into the classroom, whether it the brick-and-mortar one, hybrid or completely virtual, and provide their students with a meaningful learning experience. Let’s explore a few digital solutions for a virtual museum experience:

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How to minimize cheating in online assessments

E-learning

Remote learning has been around for quite some time, and online instructors have some tricks up their sleeves to create engaging and cheating-free assessments. Let’s see how the most skilled teachers deal with academic dishonesty in the online classroom:

assessments in the blended classroom
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How to manage assessments in the blended classroom

E-learning

Although schools will completely reopen sooner than later, I believe they will not let go of what educational technologies and online learning environments have to offer. Blended learning is becoming the new norm in teaching. Here’s how to make the most of the assessments in each phase of the blended instruction:

STEM plus Arts, for a more enriching learning experience
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STEAM: STEM plus Arts, for a more enriching learning experience

Teachers

STEAM should be the overall ambition of the educational system. It should aim at empowering students to use their creativity in finding new solutions to everyday problems, and at the same time help them understand more about life, society, and culture.

The NEO Blog just turned 5!
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The NEO Blog just turned 5!

News

November has some extra special meaning for the NEO team, as we look back to our beginnings and reflect upon our progress in the e-learning blogging sphere. The NEO Blog just turned 5!

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Striking the perfect balance between online and offline learning

Teachers

Finding the greatest use of the plethora of edtech available simply requires learning how to use it correctly and avoiding the potential negative side effects the too much technology can have in the online classroom. Here are a few suggestions for ways to incorporate your remote learning tools into a well-balanced educational routine:

Featured
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4 Tips for teachers to make the most of edtech

Teachers

Teachers play a crucial role in the successful use of edtech in the classroom, especially now, when every classroom is either hybrid or virtual. Those who manage to achieve great results understand the importance of finding the right edtech, align it with students’ learning objectives, don’t overlook the hardware side of edtech, and are active in their edtech communities.

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