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What's next for schools after coronavirus? Here are 5 big issues and opportunities.

Apr 17, 2020 jjamison
What's next for schools after coronavirus? Here are 5 big issues and opportunities.

Author - Andy Hargreaves No schools, no exams, more online learning and parents in COVID-19 lockdown with their kids. What a mess! People are responding heroically. Some parents are working from home, others have lost their jobs and teachers are creating an entire new way of doing their jobs — not to mention the kids themselves, stuck inside without their friends. Somehow, we will get through this.…

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Free Webinar -Anne Davies

Apr 17, 2020 jjamison

Feedback for Learning: Ideas for online learning A free webinar with Anne Davies, PhD, Sandra Herbst, and Brenda Augusta Dear Joe, Unprecedented times? Yes. And yet, even in our new ways of working online and distributed across distance, learners require feedback. More than ever they need feedback that identifies strengths upon which further learning can be built and areas that need to be improved. Feedback…

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TC2 Materials to Support Student Learning

Apr 15, 2020 jjamison
TC2 Materials to Support Student Learning

  April 15th update from Usha James,our Executive Director April 15th, 2020Dear TC² Partners, Colleagues and Friends,I hope you had a lovely long weekend. If you were celebrating holidays, I hope you were able to forge some new traditions in these unusual times.We continue to hear from you about what you’d like to see next and we’re doing our best with the funds we have to convert and…

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Emergency Remote Teaching and Learning - Free Online Conference

Apr 15, 2020 jjamison
Emergency Remote Teaching and Learning - Free Online Conference

DATE: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020COST: FreeREGISTRATION: To register for the mini-conference, join LearningRevolution.com. There is no cost to join, but there is a membership approval process in order to eliminate spammers. Those who are already members of LearningRevolution.com do not need to do anything.ATTENDING: The sessions and links will appear in the regular conference schedule pages for…

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How to Make PBL a Reality in a Distance Learning Environment

Apr 15, 2020 jjamison
How to Make PBL a Reality in a Distance Learning Environment

Yesterday, I met with my cohort in a video conferencing. Our initial warm-up was a question about how they are feeling right now as they finish their practicums and prepare to be teachers. It's exciting but also bittersweet, because there will be no commencement ceremony and no cohort dinner. Afterward, I gave them the following warm-up question: They had ninety seconds to get up and grab that one…

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