Edutainment can be used in a wide range of educational contexts and reach more students, especially those who don’t have access to onsite state-of-the-art educational services. Let’s see how edutainment end edtech can be joined in offering students all over the world more enriching, more entertaining, and more effective learning experiences.
Asynchronous discussions have many benefits, but the most important one is that students don’t have to be in a classroom at the same time to learn from each other. Many teachers have found that class discussions can work just as well through an online forum, as long as it’s organized, has a clear structure, and students can rely on teacher feedback.
Instead of assigning a test with multiple choices, we can give our students multiple choices of assessment. There are several ways to assess students that can discourage cheating, give teachers a much better idea of what their students know, and galvanize authentic engagement.
Rubrics are indispensable tools for a teacher, making grading time-efficient, objective and reliable. They also come with benefits for the students in terms of clear expectations and realistic performance analysis. Here are six digital tools for creating effective rubrics:
Remote learning is likely to become a more prevalent part of the educational landscape. As such, as an educator, you need to consider how you can adjust your communication and teaching tools to meet the needs of all of your students. Here are a few tools and strategies you can use to approach remote education in a positive, inclusive way:
Learning cannot take place if feedback isn’t a part of the process. When students receive timely, personalized feedback, they become aware of their level of knowledge or their performance and what they need to improve. Here are six digital tools for giving feedback to students that empowers them and helps them evolve:
Finding ways to bring SEL into our classrooms is not something extra that we have to add to what we are already doing. We can weave in activities that promote student engagement in learning while developing the essential SEL skills to best prepare them for the future.
Last year, as schools were closing their gates, e-learning cybersecurity wasn’t exactly a top priority for most teachers. As we can’t foresee future public health threat developments, schools need a solid cybersecurity plan. Teachers can also do their part and ensure that they’re complying with basic safety measures, especially where student data and privacy is concerned.
Edtech can be used to streamline processes for teachers or school management and provide a way of offering a more personalized learning process to support each student, no matter their level, ability, or location. Here are a few directions in which edtech is developing, paving the way for personalized learning:
In addition to personalizing learning and teaching, education technology is a valuable tool in getting education back on track in the post-pandemic era. Edtech providers also need to address challenges affecting education systems, meet changing needs, and provide effective technologies for teaching and learning.