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Flexibility is key to successful remote learning

04/06/2020

Topics: COVID-19, Online learning

Adjusting expectations has been a theme of learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ohio’s Lakota Local Schools, a suburban K-12 district with more than 16,700 students, designed its remote learning guide with…

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COVID-19: Get federal funding for your district!

03/31/2020

Topics: Online learning

The COVID-19 public health crisis continues to impact schools across the country. As closures extend further into the year, states and districts are leveraging online learning models, and…

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COVID-19 thrusts digital equity to the forefront

03/26/2020

Topics: COVID-19, digital equity, ISTE Expert Webinars, Online learning

With millions of students out of school across the country due to the coronavirus pandemic, districts everywhere are scrambling to put in place remote learning programs. A big stumbling-block is guaranteeing…

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School is closed, but learning is open! Lessons from COVID-19

03/26/2020

Topics: coronavirus, COVID-19, Online learning

In the past, schools were paralyzed and learning ceased in extenuating circumstances. In cases of extreme weather, epidemics and fires, learning in an organized face-to-face setting was no longer possible.…

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7 ways to make remote learning accessible to all students

03/23/2020

Topics: Assistive and adaptive technologies, digital equity, Online learning, UDL

Across the nation, equity and accessibility are two of the thorniest issues districts face as they rapidly move toward remote learning. Some states are delaying…

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4 tips for creating successful online content

10/12/2020

Topics: Online learning

Michele Eaton knows what it’s like to move lessons online. She started out as a classroom teacher, but before she became her district’s director of virtual…

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