Category: Educational Forms

Educational Forms, Informal learning, News

Remote learning poses hurdles for students with disabilities

April 1, 2020

Via: Education Week

At school, Rose Hayes, 8, works with a team of teachers and therapists trained to help with her genetic condition. They set goals for her reading, give her physical therapy to improve her balance and make sure she stays on […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

Coronavirus closures present districts opportunities to rethink schedules

March 30, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The sudden closure of schools due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic creates both challenges and opportunities for districts. At this point, few states indicate schools will reopen before the end of the school year. The lengthy break will likely lead […]

Education Tech, Educational Forms, Informal learning

Free One-to-one Coaching for Kids Struggling to Learn

March 24, 2020

Via: eSchool News

With schools around the country closed due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, teachers are scrambling to teach online classes, students are muddling through a new way to learn, and parents are worried their children will fall behind. For students who […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning, News

Librarians helping teachers, parents find resources during coronavirus school closures

March 23, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Most academic libraries have tech-savvy staff with access to plenty of digital content. Now that many schools have closed, however, librarians are creatively finding ways to keep students in touch. Social media, such as Twitter threads, is one way to […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning, News

Educators ‘scrambling’ to continue special ed services as nearly all states close schools

March 23, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Extended school closures are becoming the norm as the novel coronavirus spreads and districts are moving to put in place equitable remote learning systems as a result. But how those systems will ensure a free and appropriate public education for […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

FCC waives E-rate gift rules as coronavirus closures highlight remote learning inequity

March 20, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Prolonged school closures related to coronavirus are now the reality nationwide. While many districts — particularly those with more affluent student populations — may have had infrastructure, devices and plans in place for remote learning, the truth is that great […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education

Free At-Home Learning Content During Crisis

March 18, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Follett, a trusted partner to PreK-12 schools, public libraries, and college campuses for more than 145 years, is working with customers to ensure they can quickly and easily use the company’s wide range of eLearning solutions and access to content […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education, News

Is Closing the Schools Because of Coronavirus a Good Idea?

March 17, 2020

Via: NY Times

Only 12% of marketers say content programs reach the right audience, study findsEven as we take significant steps to distance ourselves from one another to “flatten the curve” of the coronavirus pandemic, one of the hardest decisions has been whether […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Continuous learning is key to career stability

March 13, 2020

Via: eCampus News

As robotics and advanced automation continue to spread throughout the American workplace, workers express conflicting and sometimes flatly contradictory attitudes about the impact these new technologies will have on their lives–but most believe that gaining relevant industry skills through continuous […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education, News

Can students reuse someone else’s work?

March 12, 2020

Via: Class Tech Tips

Can students reuse someone else’s work in their own creations? When would doing so run afoul of copyright laws? If you’ve made movies, designed websites, or created ebooks with your students, you might have pondered this question. Students are often […]