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.
Spider web discussions are a great way to increase class participation, especially in online sessions where teachers need new ideas to encourage students to engage fully. Find out what they are and how to organize spider web discussions in synchronous online classes.
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.
A school LMS allows educators to deliver personalized learning support for students. As hybrid learning gains popularity for teaching during the pandemic and beyond, schools need an LMS that helps them do this effectively.
The most effective way to constantly check in on students, teachers and even parents is by sending surveys. These are a great way to understand the major challenges faced by educational institutions, but also a starting point for change. Let’s see some survey ideas to help schools make the best decisions for all stakeholders:
Having some extra tools in our teacher toolkit is helpful, especially as we continue to navigate challenges of hybrid or virtual learning and seek new ideas to keep students connected and engaged in learning through the end of this school year. Here are 5 awesome game-based tools to use in your classroom: