change the way we teach digital citizenship
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Should we radically change the way we teach digital citizenship?

E-learning

While digital citizenship has been a trend for many years, not all schools have a comprehensive program to address the most critical topics that affect almost every young person today. Here are some things that should be at the forefront of teaching digital citizenship with ideas on creating activities centered around the positives:

edtech enables hybrid learning
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3 Ways in which edtech enables hybrid learning

E-learning

The current situation in most educational institutions calls for a flexible hybrid learning approach in order to minimize further disruption and ensure that high-quality teaching and learning can continue. Here are a few ways in which in which edtech enables hybrid learning:

explore and create with Augmented and Virtual Reality
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7 Ways to explore and create with Augmented and Virtual Reality

E-learning

Through the use of AR/VR tools, students can connect more closely with what they are studying and build upon their knowledge by creating authentic representations of what they have learned. Here are 7 options to get started with that can be used in STEM/STEAM courses or in any content area!

the new normal of education
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4 Scenarios for the new normal of education

E-learning

The OECD has designed four alternative scenarios that may become reality soon, with education technology as the common denominator. These may help us prepare for the future, by identifying possible threats and opportunities. So let’s look into the crystal ball and see what may happen in education in the near future.

Principles of effective instruction
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5 Principles of effective instruction adapted for online teaching

Teachers

The principles of effective teaching are evidence-based guidelines to help all educators become master teachers. However, as a teacher, you might find it difficult to apply all of these principles online. They need to be adapted to work online, at least until everyone can safely return to face to face classes.

The pivotal role of edtech in the hybrid classroom
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The pivotal role of edtech in the hybrid classroom

E-learning

Edtech alone does not replace teachers’ work, and it doesn’t automatically improve the student learning experience; but when used to enhance the work of educators and to improve the quality and quantity of educational content, learners will thrive — either in the hybrid classroom or in the virtual one.

Let's talk a good game Mining talk shows for classroom engagement ideas
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Let’s talk a good game: Mining talk shows for classroom engagement ideas

Teachers

With the job to provide entertainment to people who can switch a channel any time they get bored, talk-show hosts know how to gain their viewers’ attention. There is no reason that educators can’t adapt some of these techniques, such as the games they play with their guests, for the classroom.

Virtual pets: How to bring more joy and teach responsibility in online classes
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Virtual pets: How to bring more joy and teach responsibility in online classes

E-learning

The effects of confinement and isolation are already beginning to show. Public health specialists worn about the new epidemic of mental health issues caused by isolation. Pets (even virtual) might be the help we need! Let’s make our online classes pet-friendly and help our students become more empathetic and more socially engaged.

each student needs a personalized learning path
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Why each student needs a personalized learning path

Students, Teachers

Designing personalized learning paths for students is still a work in progress, with so many variables that affect the degree of personalization. As education technologies develop in this direction, educators will be able to improve their work further and achieve better results

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