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:
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.
The online learning environment complements the traditional classroom very well. I believe the integration of edtech in education will be further accelerated, even after the crisis will be over, and digital learning will eventually be perceived as an integral component of education.
As a teacher, you have an opportunity to inspire and educate the next generation of entrepreneurs. While using an online learning platform may have some bumps to work through, you can take pride in your work, knowing you’re encouraging dreamers to accomplish their future goals.
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.
Good teaching methods such as spider web discussions work in different settings, and students can learn from each other even when they aren’t online at the same time. Using the power of forum-style discussion assignments, teachers can genuinely encourage students to take ownership of their learning.
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:
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:
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!
While remote learning technologies are great, there are dangers associated with online learning, including cases of cyberbullying and criminals that use the information they find online to commit identity theft. As an educator, it is important to do what you can to keep students safe at school and educate parents about precautions at home. Here are some common threats and tips.