This education provider that teaches students to code ran its first hackathon virtually and drew more than a hundred young participants in a two-day event.
Games can be powerful learning experiences, as long as adaptive learning doesn’t put an algorithm, rather than the student, in the driver’s seat.
With the right communication tools and best practices, we can still serve all of our students.
With students learning from home due to COVID-19, teaching digital citizenship and choosing secure online tools are more important now than ever.
The COVID-19 disruption caught K-12 unprepared and issuing packets of paper, the March solution, won’t work in the Fall. Learning must be continuous, seamless, regardless of location. Time for schools to join the 21st century and use digital curricula. In this week’s blog, we describe classrooms in Michigan that seamlessly weathered the COVID-19 disruption.
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
With districts around the country relying on their websites to convey essential information to their communities, accessibility is more important than ever.
With studies showing that teachers are more stressed than soldiers returning from battle, now is the time to focus on their mental and emotional health.
- By Kevin E. Baird
As educators delve into the world of remote and online learning, we must be mindful of the need to retain professional boundaries at the same time as working to maintain a high level of support for students.
Most K-12 educators are still not ready to teach online. It would be foolhardy to overlook this reality.
In these challenging times, taking the time to check in with students’ social-emotional wellness is just as important as attending to their physical well-being.
- By Quinlan O'Grady