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Education Tech

Lessons in network resilience

September 23, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Today’s classroom isn’t what it used to be. The e-learning market is growing rapidly, with some estimating a 14 percent year-over-year increase between 2019-2025, reaching as high as $350B by that time. And these forecasts came before the global pandemic […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Court rules ADA protected school nurses’ advocacy for students with disabilities

September 22, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The ADA forbids employers from retaliating against a person who has opposed any act or practice made unlawful by the federal law or because an individual has “made a charge, testified, assisted, or participated in any manner in an investigation, […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Study shows major learning loss for grades K-2

September 22, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Students will likely experience 2 to 4 months of learning loss as a result of COVID-19 disruptions, especially in grades K-2, according to a new report. The findings from Illuminate Education highlight a need for additional instructional support this fall. […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Ed experts fear rise in dropouts as remote learning continues

September 21, 2020

Via: Education Dive

An America’s Promise Alliance survey found nearly 30% of students did not feel connected to adults in the school at the end of the last academic year. Slightly fewer did not feel connected to their school communities and classmates, at […]


Education Tech, Educational Forms, Informal learning

Using digital tools for engaging remote STEM instruction

September 21, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Providing science and math content online can be relatively straightforward, but engaging students in true distance learning requires more than just transmittal of information. Secondary students in particular need to be able to see and ask questions during remote STEM […]


Education Tech

How IT can take distance learning to the next level

September 21, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Last spring, school districts rushed to transition to distance learning as quickly as possible to protect the health and safety of students, teachers and staff. Now, schools are reflecting on what worked, what didn’t, and how these learnings can be […]


Education Tech

Learning lightboards bring a human element to online learning

September 16, 2020

Via: eCampus News

Trinity Western University (TWU) students bring more human faces to online learning by building lightboards that allow professors to look directly into the camera while drawing and illustrating on lighted glass. Through a matching grant from ECO Canada, Trinity Western […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

It’s time to rethink how schools use data to implement social and emotional learning

September 15, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Data is critical to school improvement. It’s our window into what we’re doing, what is working, why it is working, and what we could be doing better. But the way we, as educators, are currently using data could itself use […]


Education Tech

5 steps to great remote instruction

September 15, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Remote instruction is new to a lot of teachers, but not to everyone–some of us have been doing it for years. I personally have developed curricula for 17 separate remote learning short courses. Prior to teaching online, I taught face-to-face […]


News

Colleges scrap spring break to limit coronavirus spread

September 15, 2020

Via: Education Dive

College officials are looking for ways to limit students’ travel to and from campus, including by eliminating spring break. While many students spent the break from classes at home or picked up extra hours at work, some made headlines last […]