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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.

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:

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:

balance between online and offline learning
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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:

Tips for teachers to make the most of edtech
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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.

tools for hybrid learning environments
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6 Digital storytelling tools for hybrid learning environments

E-learning

There are many online tools that provide students with more choices in how to show what they are learning in our classrooms, helping them to develop essential SEL skills while in virtual learning environments. Using these options also helps with any transitions we may need to make during the year, as these can be used while in our physical classroom spaces as well as virtual learning spaces.

How to facilitate meaningful discussions in hybrid or virtual classrooms
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How to facilitate meaningful discussions in hybrid or virtual classrooms

E-learning

The role of classroom discourse should not be diminished due to our current circumstances. It is vital for students to participate in conversations that make safe spaces for opposing voices, so that they can carry those critical thinking skills into their future as citizens, employees, parents, and leaders.

Tools for professional-looking digital portfolios
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Tools for professional-looking digital portfolios

E-learning

Digital portfolios allow students to be more creative and use their imagination. They will need to be creative in the future professional careers, so try to stimulate them as much as possible in the classroom. Just make sure that they have the right tools to unleash their creativity and let them shine!

LMS is central to an effective e-learning strategy
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6 Ways in which an LMS is central to an effective e-learning strategy

LMS

Schools can take advantage of the current situation to implement an effective edtech strategy and centralise all their learning resources and student progress data. This enables schools to save time and provide more accurate evaluations, freeing up teachers to dedicate more attention to the individual student’s needs.

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