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4 tips for teaching with tech: Online learning edition

06/24/2020

Topics: Coding & robotics, Online learning

Two weeks before school started, the iPads arrived. Sixth-grade English teacher Laurie Guyon, who had never touched the device before, suddenly found herself in the midst of an exploratory 1:1 pilot. Her…

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A student does school work on a Chromebook

People-power fuels launch of district’s remote learning

06/15/2020

Topics: Online learning

For the Greece Central School District in New York, getting remote learning up and running was as much a people-focused undertaking as a technical one.

Sure, there were Chromebooks to be…

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Design authentic distance learning experiences with PowerPoint

05/27/2020

Topics: COVID-19, Online learning

The Innovator Solutions section includes contributions from corporate sponsors and advertisers representing education organizations, businesses, policy-making bodies and other influencers dedicated to…

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COVID-19: Support urgent federal funding for effective edtech use

05/19/2020

Topics: coronavirus, COVID-19, Online learning

With school closures likely to extend into the 2020-21 school year, educator readiness remains a large…

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NASA@Home

NASA keeps the STEM lessons going during quarantine

05/07/2020

Topics: coronavirus, COVID-19, NASA, Online learning, STEM

From launching simple paper rockets to learning how to read satellite images, NASA has assembled a rich collection of STEM activities for students from kindergarten through high school to do on their own at…

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Two school leaders discuss crisis management

How to lead a school district in a crisis

04/29/2020

Topics: coronavirus, Education leadership, Online learning, Technology planning & infrastructure

Remember when 1:1 devices were a luxury and video lectures felt subversive? For many school districts, it wasn’t that long ago.

Over the past few decades, education has been dipping its feet in the…

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3 ways to make remote learning more engaging

04/23/2020

Topics: Online learning

Like many teachers, since COVID-19 I've been teaching all of my classes remotely. Although I am not new to online teaching or coaching, I wasn’t sure how…

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Two students read on a digital tablet

Teach students how to read — and understand — digital text

04/17/2020

Topics: Online learning

Creating online educational content isn’t as simple as transferring printed materials to a virtual space. One of the barriers, researchers have found, is…

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Two students use a tablet

9 tips for organizing a virtual learning environment

03/31/2020

Topics: Online learning

The Innovator Solutions section includes contributions from corporate sponsors and advertisers representing education organizations, businesses, policy-making bodies and other influencers dedicated to…

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a father comforts his son during COVID quarantine

Meeting students' social-emotional needs during a COVID-19 lockdown

04/07/2020

Topics: Online learning, social-emotional learning

High school junior Sadie Bograd doesn’t mind having extra leisure time to catch up on her novel reading or binge-watch the latest season of The Good Place. But there are moments when the unstructured…

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