Right now, I’m living the new reality many parents across the world are facing—working from home while my children are learning from home.
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Best Practices for Teachers Making the Switch to Virtual Instruction: Q&A with Online Education Experts
For many educators and students, the virtual format is their day-to-day normal, and now is the time to lean on their experience and advice. That’s why we convened a group of four online learning experts for an interactive, Q&A-driven webinar on what traditional classroom teachers can do to make the shift to online teaching as smooth and effective as possible:
Successful e-learning days—especially when they need to be implemented for any kind of extended period—requires educators, students, and families to adjust to new routines. Parents and other caregivers can offer some of the most important guidance students need to find the right online learning approaches, remain accountable for their work, and get extra help when needed. Here are five things parents and caregivers can do to help their child be successful when learning online:
In our, we encouraged students from schools across the nation to master as many skills as they could in five weeks. All in all, students mastered hundreds of thousands of skills, students made learning path progress, and we learned more about the unique ways that teachers are motivating their students using Exact Path. We asked teachers from a few of the top-performing schools who mastered the most skills throughout the contest for tips on encouraging their students while using the program and found out some of the creative ways they make Exact Path fun all year round.
Why Do We Need Alternative Education? Prioritizing Student Needs and Personal Relationships to Lay the Foundation for Academic Progress
When I graduated from college in 1989 and hired for my first teaching job, I thought I knew everything there was to know about lesson planning, quality instruction, and classroom management. My first year of teaching was a fast wake-up call, and since then I have focused my energy and attention on those students who are not successful.