6 Ways to Improve Online and Hybrid Engagement

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One of the most challenging aspects of a classroom is getting students to participate in a lesson. As schools begin incorporating more online elements, this challenge has only seemed to increase. Digital and remote learning platforms can create added communication barriers that aren’t present in a traditional classroom. Communication barriers like being unable to see…

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Implementing Useful Online Teaching Strategies in the Classroom

In the not-so-distant past, blended learning was limited by a lack of technological resources and inexperienced teachers who were more accustomed to traditionally in-person classrooms. In the last two years, technology has been a major focus for educational budgets with digital devices such as tablets and laptops pouring into schools and becoming an essential piece…

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How to Enhance Hybrid and Blended Learning with EdTech

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Over the last two years, educators have had to become experts in not only traditional in-person learning, but also in online teaching methods. As lockdowns and restrictions were enforced and lifted, many teachers found themselves managing hybrid classrooms: partially online, partially in-person. Even now, while many districts and states have brought teachers and students back…

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How To Keep Your Kids Thinking & Learning During Holiday Break

It is an ongoing debate as to whether or not technology is truly beneficial for the younger generations. Some argue that young students spend too much time glued to their screens, thus inhibiting their sleep, learning, and educational performance; others believe that there are several ways in which technology can enhance learning opportunities. With the…

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How to Provide Hands-On Learning in the Virtual Classroom

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With the trend of virtual learning having no definitive end, instructors are learning how to utilize technology and innovation to continue to incorporate hands-on learning into their online classrooms. Classes that are built around hands-on learning are in high demand, such as science labs and externships, and these classes can be more difficult to instruct…

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Tips for Boosting STEM Hybrid Learning

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STEM Learning, an academic discipline that incorporates science, technology, engineering, and math, has been growing in popularity amongst educators and institutions across the country. As the light at the end of the Coronavirus tunnel approaches, educators lean more towards hybrid learning as students begin to make their way back into the classroom. With students working…

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How to Empower Students in the Virtual Classroom

Many institutions have been learning to adapt to virtual learning for over a year now, with many parents opting to keep their children at home, even though some schools have gone back to in-person instruction. With both educators teaching and students learning remotely, many challenges have been presented, including how to empower students within a…

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Setting SMART Goals for Virtual Learning

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Online learning has already begun to change the way that schools and educators around the world teach their students, along with a large impact on how those students learn and develop. With many institutions adapting to newer ways of virtual learning, some have been met with success while others have faced challenges. S.M.A.R.T. goals are…

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Why Parents Should Know How To Use Virtual Learning Platforms

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Ever since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic last year, virtual learning has become the new-normal for schools around the world. Virtual learning for students ranges from live collaborative classes, to interactive simulations, to pre-assigned online homework assignments. Virtual learning can present many challenges for students, especially younger learners who may not be as experienced…

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5 Tips For Managing Virtual Breakout Rooms

Online learning has taken over the schooling system worldwide, with teachers implementing virtual classrooms into their everyday schooling. In order to incorporate small group collaboration into virtual learning, breakout rooms are essential. They allow students the ability to speak their own ideas with their peers more freely, while not feeling the pressure or intimidation. Managing…

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