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effective online teachers
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3 Habits of highly effective online teachers

E-learning

While face-to-face instruction allows teachers to inject their personality and tone into their lessons, it nonetheless demands that teachers be organised and creative. Online instruction in a K-12 e-learning environment also benefits when teachers are creative, but effective e-learning and e-teaching methods require different and more focused approach. Read on to discover three habits of highly effective online teachers!

Struggling to Keep Up with Edtech
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Are K-12 teachers struggling to keep up with edtech?

K-12

Despite great advances in educational technology and the students it serves, research shows that many educators still have trouble adapting to newer systems. Why is it that these teachers, supposedly at the front lines of learning, are also the ones struggling to keep up with the pace? Behind the seemingly productive numbers for edtech is a permeating struggle that must be addressed. And the solution always involves PD.

Ed-tech organizations
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8 Edtech organizations every teacher should know about [INFOGRAPHIC]

Teachers

If you have spent any time in the ed-tech world you will no doubt have realized that there is a swirling cloud of acronyms that attend the subject, from ISTE, CoSN to NMC and P21. A veritable “alphabet soup”, as my Mom would say. I therefore thought that a definitive quick reference guide to the major players, with a brief description would be a handy resource for our readers. So here are eight of them.

gamify your classroom
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Why gamification works [Part 2]

Gamification

The three human needs that must be fulfilled by the task, in order for it to be internally motivating are: autonomy, mastery and connectedness. So let’s see how gamification (overlaying game-like elements to a task that is not a game) in lessons and education can enhance, and fulfill these needs, leading to improved motivation.

technical education
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An argument for technical education

Higher Ed

The future of work will be more fractured and compartmentalized, so teaching very specific technical skills empowers students far more than a generalized ambition to make them creatures of extraordinary creativity and collaboration. Mastering the 4 Cs is no doubt important for students of all ages, but this shouldn’t come in the detriment of creating, developing and following more practical curricula of technical education.

Instructional Technology Coaching
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12 Rules of effective Instructional Technology Coaching [INFOGRAPHIC]

School Management

Instructional Technology Coaching (ITC) is a prevalent method of deploying on-going professional development for teachers, with a specific focus on the integration of technology into both the curriculum, as well as the method of instruction. So herewith 12 rules I have developed, using the resources you will find at the end of the blog, to keep your coaching relevant, interesting and even fun.

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4 Questions about the flipped classroom teachers must answer

Flipped Classroom

Despite there being a smorgasbord of tools, platforms and apps designed specifically to house, manage and direct online educational content, the process of initiating a flipped classroom model remains, for many, an enigma not worth trying. So let’s explore a few practical strategies in order to answer some of the most important questions about a flipped classroom teachers must address.

Turning your face-to-face class into an online course
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How to turn your face-to-face class into an online course [Part 1]

E-learning, Higher Ed, K-12, Teachers

So you’ve decided to make the leap and convert your face-to-face (F2F) class into an online course. A daunting job, even for the most tech-literate and motivated of teachers. Breaking down this project into smaller steps, and following each one with patience and tenacity will yield a great e-learning course, which will stand you — and your students — in good stead for many semesters to come.

future of education
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Campus vs. Online: Where is the future of education located?

E-learning, Higher Ed

Where is the future of education located? Will brick-and-mortar campuses survive the online invasion? With students having serious alternative options to higher education and demanding that their various learning needs be met, a growing number of HE institutions will probably adopt a blended or hybrid approach to delivering education and become more flexible.

LMS ROI
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Proving LMS ROI: Is an LMS a worthy investment?

E-learning, Higher Ed, K-12, LMS

An LMS can help educational institutions achieve their academic plans, cut costs, and even improve profit. But when it comes to proving that including an LMS in the educational strategy — or adopting a new one — is a worthy investment, things tend to get down a slippery slope. Why is it so hard to prove the ROI of an LMS? Read on to find out.

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