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Hunting ‘Fake History’ and How To Spot False Historical Images Online | HistoryExtra

False information and images about the past can now spread more quickly than ever before. Jo Hedwig Teeuwisse, social media’s Fake History Hunter, explains more about the rise of ‘fake’ … Continue reading

March 24, 2021 · Leave a comment

6 Free Resources for Virtual Field Trips | Edutopia

  Teachers can use panoramic photos and videos of locations all around the world to make lessons more engaging. Click through to find out more: 6 Free Resources for Virtual … Continue reading

March 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

Virtual library gives children in England free book access | BBC News

Children in England will be able to access books online free during school closures via a virtual library. Internet classroom Oak National Academy created the library after schools moved to remote learning … Continue reading

January 19, 2021 · Leave a comment

Lockdown Learning: BBC puts school materials on TV, iPlayer and online

The BBC is helping school children keep up with their studies amid the latest lockdown to control Covid-19 in the UK. Primary and secondary schools are closed to most pupils, … Continue reading

January 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

BBC delivers biggest Education offer in its history – including devoting significant airtime to Education on BBC Two | Media Centre

Education is absolutely vital – the BBC is here to play its part and I’m delighted that we have been able to bring this to audiences so swiftly.”— Tim Davie, … Continue reading

January 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

4 Assessment Strategies for Distance and Hybrid Learning | Edutopia

A few ways to set up formative and summative assessments that provide an accurate picture of what students know. The question of how to authentically and fairly assess distance learners … Continue reading

December 2, 2020 · 1 Comment

Helpful Remote Teaching Tips and Resources for Teachers | ETML

One of the key questions that faces you as you make your transition to online education is that of resources. In order to make the best of your online teaching/learning … Continue reading

November 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

How to Make Teaching Online Feel Less Isolating for Teachers | Edutopia

Working from home can be tough for educators who feed off the energy of their students and coworkers, but there are ways to feel more connected. “Educators are overstressed, underpaid, and student caseloads … Continue reading

November 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Breaking the Myths of Online Learning | TESOL

Despite becoming more and more popular in recent years, there is still a certain stigma attached to online learning. Even in this digital age; the idea that face to face … Continue reading

November 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Tools for Social and Emotional Development in Online Learning | Edutopia

A school counselor offers suggestions for character education and social and emotional learning during remote instruction. Also important is encouraging students to understand how their behaviors impact the feelings of … Continue reading

November 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

A Guide to Teaching Writing During Distance Learning With Minecraft | Edutopia

Using the popular game in station rotation activities during distance learning is a way to bring an element of play and collaboration to writing assignments. Source: A Guide to Teaching … Continue reading

November 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

A View to the Future: Sub-10

Good to see my old friend and colleague Peter Stephenson has found his groove with his company SUB 10. Turning ‘have to’ to want to’ sounds good to me! …our … Continue reading

November 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

Why Project-Based Learning (PBL)?

One particularly difficult task for schools to maintain during the Covid 19 pandemic has been learning continuity. Part of this difficulty is self-imposed by secondary schools tending to structure learning … Continue reading

November 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

Good to be supporting Arbor Education’s online conference with a blog post on future learning…

Like many, I seem to be spending an inordinate amount of time at my desk recently. The latest conference I was due to attend as a speaker has been reconstituted as … Continue reading

October 26, 2020 · Leave a comment

How to Choose Words That Motivate Students During Online Learning | Edutopia

Framing assignments in student-centric rather than teacher-centric ways can encourage engagement and persistence in learning. Consider the barriers that may impact student learning at home: lack of internet, devices, and support. … Continue reading

September 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

Back to School 2020: How Bitesize are supporting children, parents and teachers | BBC Bitesize

Here’s what BBC Bitesize doing to support teachers, parents and students in the new school year. The school experience may be very different this time, with staggered school days, year … Continue reading

September 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

Learning with the RSC | Royal Shakespeare Company

Online education resources from the RSC, that can be accessed at home or in the classroom. Whether you’re a parent looking for inspiration or a student wanting to get creative, … Continue reading

September 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

Autumn 2020 Resources for Primary and Secondary students | BBC Bitesize

BBC Bitesize have posted resources specially designed to help students catch-up and keep up this term. Access all the assets here: Autumn 2020 Resources for Primary and Secondary students | … Continue reading

September 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Lessons From a Summer of Teaching in a Hybrid Classroom | Edutopia

When some students are in class and others are attending live online, teachers have unique challenges and opportunities. As schools have entered a new normal during the Covid-19 pandemic, the … Continue reading

September 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

Getting Ready to Teach in K-12 Schools Next Year | Edutopia

There’s a lot of uncertainty about the 2020–21 school year, but planning for a mix of remote and in-person instruction will help educators be ready. As we move beyond crisis management … Continue reading

June 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

4 Key Aspects of Teaching a K–12 Online Class | Edutopia

What an educator with experience teaching online has learned about structuring students’ online and offline experiences and how to provide feedback to keep the learning going. Read the article here: … Continue reading

May 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

Chartered College of Teachers report on the impact of Covid 19

I found this report from the Chartered College of Teachers a useful read on supporting students through Covid19: Education in the time of crisis: The potential implications of school closures … Continue reading

May 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

Keeping Students Engaged in Digital Learning | Edutopia

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. via: Keeping Students Engaged in … Continue reading

April 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

Coronavirus: Stars take part in BBC lockdown learning scheme | BBC News

Sir David Attenborough, Danny Dyer and Jodie Whittaker are among the celebrity supply teachers who will be helping the BBC educate the nation’s schoolchildren during the coronavirus lockdown. Footballer Sergio … Continue reading

April 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

Coronavirus: The School of Mum and Dad | BBC News

There are plenty of online resources to help children keep learning while schools are closed. Source: Coronavirus: The school of Mum and Dad | BBC News

March 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

Coronavirus and Online Learning in Schools: An Appeal for Case Studies

The onset of the Coronavirus pandemic has few positive aspects about it. However, it could be argued that, in a matter of weeks, school use of online learning has moved … Continue reading

March 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

4 Tips for Teachers Shifting to Teaching Online | Edutopia

An educator with experience in distance learning shares what he’s learned: Keep it simple, and build in as much contact as possible. The coronavirus has caused widespread school closures for … Continue reading

March 26, 2020 · 1 Comment

Learning Arches – a structured way to design online learning content quickly and consistently

This is a significant article for educators trying to quickly develop significant amounts of online learning to keep students supported with quality resources… click the link on the name to … Continue reading

March 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

During Coronavirus, a Teacher Describes the Scramble to Go Digital | Edutopia

In Bergen County, New Jersey, just outside New York City, a school closure pushes teachers to confront the challenges of online learning. At the end of school two days ago, I … Continue reading

March 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

How to Drive Personalized Learning in Higher Education | Online Digital Marketing Courses

​While personalization has seen exciting changes in education, higher education is still struggling to adopt it. Nearly half of undergraduate students in the US fail to earn a degree within … Continue reading

June 19, 2019 · Leave a comment