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Digital humanities in the K-12 classroom
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Digital humanities in the K-12 classroom

K-12

Digital Humanities is delivering incredible tools and techniques to help students understand their world a bit better. The tools are typically easy to use, and can be adapted across grades and subjects — a true blend of technology and pedagogy delivering platforms for real insight as well as demystifying how data can reveal true knowledge.

meaningful teamwork experiences through an LMS
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6 Ways to create meaningful teamwork experiences through an LMS

LMS

Teaching adequate collaboration skills is important for many reasons, the most important one being that in academia, as in a professional setting, we all have to have the adequate skills to get things done. Using LMS tools such as chats, groups, a shared calendar and collaborative assignments are just a few of the methods in which teachers can effectively use technology to encourage efficient learning.

EdTech that sparks joy
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EdTech that “Sparks Joy”

E-learning

Marie Kondo is upon us, like a modern-day Mary Poppins she is sweeping our lives clean of clutter with Zen-like élan. Ever keen to catch a trend on the upswing, I’ve curated a list of EdTech tools, apps and programs (for both K-12 and more senior students) that are not only effective, but teach through joy.

3rd anniversary of the NEO Blog
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Celebrating the 3rd anniversary of the NEO Blog

News

We learned a lot during the past year. And if you’re a regular reader of this blog, I hope you did too. From gamification to digital citizenship to PD for teachers to classroom robots and everything in between, the 102 posts that have been published on the NEO Blog in the last 12 months covered oh so many subjects related to education technology and e-learning for educational institutions. Happy birthday NEO Blog!

effective e-teachers
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Another 3 habits of effective e-teachers

Teachers

We all hope that the future generations, who have been taught using a blend of face-to-face and online education, will still recall the teachers (rather than the software) that made a difference. There are a few habits that great online instructors (I prefer e-teachers) employ to find that tricky balance between mapping out yards of content, and adding a pace, personality and enjoyment to their subjects. Here are three of them:

HE Challenges: Fast Changing Digital Teaching Methods
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HE Challenges: Fast changing digital teaching methods

Higher Ed

When it comes to improving completion rates, reducing tuition costs and helping universities to bridge the revenue gap, technology is part of the solution. In the case of fast changing digital teaching methods however, technology, and the need to adapt to it, is a part of the problem. Perhaps the higher education sector is due for major disruption.

art and culture ed-tech tools
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6 of the best art and culture ed-tech tools

E-learning

In an age of heavy STEM influence, the liberal arts, art appreciation and cultural studies are seen as somewhat of a rarefied and career-unwise privilege. However, it is also true that students who study the arts tend to have higher SAT scores than those who don’t. That’s why STEM has turned into STEAM. We therefore gathered a short list of ed-tech tools that focus on teaching art and culture.

teaching digital citizenship
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DOs and DON’Ts of teaching digital citizenship

Teachers

Digital citizenship is no doubt an important part of any school curriculum, even in schools that only have a moderate to small amount of digital or blended teaching. Teaching digital citizenship can result in online citizens in your area that are more aware, sensitive, respectful of themselves and others and physically and digitally safe, so tune in for some DOs and DON’Ts on how to do it.

how to train teachers to use an LMS
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5 Tips on how to train teachers to use an LMS

Teachers

While choosing the right edtech for the needs of the school is a very important part of making it successful, there is one aspect that often gets overlooked: the teachers. Training teachers to use technology in the classroom is paramount to edtech success. Let’s take the example of training teachers how to use a new LMS and check out a few ideas that can make them embrace the new edtech more easily.

Flipping the elementary school classroom
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Flipping the elementary school classroom? YES!

Flipped Classroom, K-12

Elementary school classrooms do not naturally lend themselves to a flipped or blended environment for a number of reasons. However, it is similarly illogical to ignore the vast and varied online resources, many of them free to use, that are designed specifically for the elementary school classroom.

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