How can you make your virtual classroom more pleasant and rewarding? Start with improving your virtual classroom management skills. Which traditional classroom management strategies and approaches can you apply in the virtual classroom? What teaching styles and methods can you use to be effective in your online lessons?
Explore a few helpful tips for virtual classroom management that work for both group and individual lessons.
How will the COVID-19 pandemic alter the future of teaching and learning? Answering that question requires that we first acknowledge some difficult truths.
Are you one of the many educators around the U.S. thinking about what it will take to successfully shift your classes to online distance learning in the event of school closures due to COVID-19? Science Buddies has suggestions and strategies for taking existing lessons and adapting them for remote learning.
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The global COVID-19 emergency has disrupted the lives of millions of people, including students and teachers: schools are known to be breeding grounds for illnesses and shutting them down was only logical.
But in education, as in theater, the show must go on: that is why teachers are turning to remote learning as an alternative. Distance learning has been around longer than most people realize, but the current state of emergency is forcing a faster pace of change for which many are ill-prepared.
Like most novelties, remote learning may cause distrust among teachers who do not know how to use its full potential, so here is a brief list of the key benefits of remote learning.
Plenty of science fiction authors have asked this question and there are as many answers as there are writers: some have even imagined a future with no classrooms at all, where all children learn from home with a machine as a teacher and consider traditional school an alien concept.
But that particular future is unlikely to come true: as much as AI is growing and studying from home is becoming an increasingly popular solution, education still requires some form of human contact and technology is a tool, not a replacement.
Even so, technology can reshape the design of the classroom and the core philosophies of teaching and learning in significant ways: let’s explore how.
[VIDEO] Whether you’re new to teaching online or a veteran, these six tips can help you make sure your students stay connected and immersed in learning. Middle school teacher and project-based learning coach Heather Wolpert-Gawron offers excellent suggestions for managing classrooms online.
Jaime Donally, an ed tech consultant and FETC® featured speaker, says educators and students can collaborate, create and connect in these 360-degree environments
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Whether instruction is online or in person, the goal is to help increase student success.
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