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How science educators can use software in remote and hybrid classrooms

January 6, 2021

Via: eCampus News

Educators in science and engineering have traditionally relied on in-person experiments for teaching. Laboratory experiments introduce students to the real-life work of scientists and engineers, teach them concepts through trial and error, and show them how the theories they learn […]


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4 tips to make hybrid learning less overwhelming

January 4, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Let’s face it: pandemic learning is stressful and exhausting. There is truly no getting away from the fact that trying to engage in any activity that requires maximum brain activity (ahem: teaching and learning) is extra hard while we are […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

7 ways to engage students in remote learning

January 4, 2021

Via: eSchool News

It’s halfway through the academic year, and schools across the United States are still wrestling with how to keep students enthusiastic about learning through a computer screen. According to a recent survey of high school students, more than half (54 […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Why it’s critical for higher education to think digital

January 4, 2021

Via: eCampus News

Higher education is changing dramatically amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and institutions are tasked with finding a new way forward. Many institutions have seen declining enrollment numbers driven by a large number of freshman choosing to defer enrollment and many international […]


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3 ways remote learning has forever changed my instruction

December 30, 2020

Via: eCampus News

The world has changed–and the fact is that all of our lives have been disrupted. And right now one of the most affected sectors is education, as students take finals on their kitchen tables or graduate from their living rooms, […]


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Online Education Isn’t the Sideshow. It’s the Main Event.

December 29, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

I can’t start a personal reflection without first acknowledging how enormously difficult this year has been for my staff, our higher ed partners and faculty, and the students we serve together. As a leader and a parent—and a human—I’m so […]


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7 tips for home-based learning

December 28, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Imagine yourself sitting on a beautiful beach in the Philippines, enjoying a relaxing week off from school when your phone buzzes with messages. Your flight back to China has been cancelled. Your school is closed. You need to be ready […]


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College network debuts framework to serve diverse student bodies

November 30, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The members of the Presidents Forum — many of whom helm large online colleges such as Western Governors, Southern New Hampshire and Capella universities — will meet over the next 15 months to share best practices and produce resources for […]


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Austin Independent School District Selects IXL to Support Classroom Instruction and Distance Learning

November 18, 2020

Via: eSchool News

IXL Learning, the K-12 personalized learning platform used by 11 million students, today announced a three-year agreement with Austin Independent School District to bring its adaptive software to approximately 70,000 students. The deal provides 83 elementary schools and 17 high […]


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Hacks for Schools to Support Parents of Younger Remote Students

November 6, 2020

Via: Education Next

Although we had the option of selecting hybrid learning at our children’s school, my wife and I elected remote learning for our three children; a third grader, a kindergartener, and a preschooler. We decided to minimize the risk of any […]