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Teaching Strategies of Award Winning Online Instructors

May 13, 2020 jjamison
Teaching Strategies of Award Winning Online Instructors

  A recent study gleaned five insights on virtual instruction by examining the techniques shared in common by top-rated online instructors. By Michael Ralph April 17, 2020 Daniel Hertzberg / theiSpot The spring of 2020 has brought a sudden shift for many classrooms into an online setting. Teachers are trying to adjust their instruction rapidly, and many are doing remote teaching for…

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Anne Davies: Getting to Reliable and Valid Evidence - Ideas for Online Learning - Recorded

May 13, 2020 jjamison

with Anne Davies, Ph.D., Sandra Herbst, and Brenda Augusta   Dear Joe, You know how important gathering evidence for learning can be, especially with this new reality. The information you gather and the feedback you give has a powerful, positive impact on student learning. Over 1000 educators just like you signed-up for the live event and if you missed it here's the link. Or, if you think one…

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How Can Educators Tap Into Research to Increase Engagement During Remote Learning?

May 11, 2020 jjamison
How Can Educators Tap Into Research to Increase Engagement During Remote Learning?

bt Kerry Rice and Kristin Kipp As university professors and researchers who work closely with K-12 online teachers and learners, we’ve heard from many newly remote educators who are struggling. Recent class discussions have focused on the difficulties of getting through to students without in-person contact, especially during a time of enormous stress. Some teachers report that their students lack…

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Distance Learning episodes from Common Sense

May 11, 2020 jjamison
Distance Learning episodes from Common Sense

    Join us for another week of Common Sense's newly launched weekly video series, where we'll sit for short discussions with educators from all over the country to learn how they're coping with school closures, putting together distance learning plans, and addressing some of the…

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Distance Learning Solutions from FortisBC

May 08, 2020 jjamison

NEW! Adapted, free curriculum-connected lesson plans to support remote learning   We’re adapting our online curriculum-connected lesson plans to support parents and teachers during the current health crisis by providing the home-based learning materials you need.   It’s important to us to provide the energy solutions fundamental to a healthy British Columbia. We understand the need for distance…

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