Hundreds of educators have contacted us in the past weeks, asking for resources to teach remote, while schools open online only, or hybrid only.
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In this video, you will learn how to use Google Expeditions while being remote. It is easy, it is free, and it is full of places to go to, even if we can't physically do it.
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Virtual reality has been on the radar since Morton Heilig's Sensorama in the 1950s, and head mounted versions of the technology were even around in the 1960s. But it wasn't until recently that its use has become less of a novelty and more of a commonality. Console games and smartphone adapters have brought the potential of virtual reality into the lives of everyday people. And soon, that technology will enter the classroom.
Now, the big question is how these emerging technologies will transform education as we know it. While that question might not be fully answered for some time, it is easy to see the potential.
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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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