Blended Learning & Technology

Silver Linings: Why Remote Learning Allows Some Students to Shine
Silver Linings: Why Remote Learning Allows Some Students to Shine

March 2020 saw a massive upheaval in Americans' day-to-day lives as the COVID-19 pandemic began to take its toll. While professionals able to do their jobs remotely transitioned to working from home, schools closed their doors and took on the Herculean task of moving learning from the classroom to the...

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Adjusting to the New Normal
Adjusting to the New Normal

Transitioning from classroom teaching to online instruction is a challenge even under the best possible circumstances, let alone as an emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In education, as in the rest of the world, it will take a while to adjust to the “new normal.” Beyond the heartbreak associated...

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Avoid These 5 Common Remote Learning Pitfalls
Avoid These 5 Common Remote Learning Pitfalls

With in-classroom learning on hold for many schools throughout the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, educators, students, and parents have been adjusting to the often-referenced “new normal.” In education, navigating the transition to remote learning has been a significant component of this adjustment—and because moving from the classroom to...

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Online Learning: Accessible to All?
Online Learning: Accessible to All?

A recent New York Times article began by presenting a familiar scenario: A young girl, newly equipped with an iPad, was eager to begin online learning after her public school had been shuttered due to the COVID-19 crisis. However, reporter Nikita Stewart went on, 10-year-old Allia soon discovered she could not...

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Classroom to Cloud: 3 Factors to Consider When Transitioning to Remote Learning
Classroom to Cloud: 3 Factors to Consider When Transitioning to Remote Learning

Unprecedented times call for unprecedented measures. In the face of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, organizations of all types are being forced to rapidly reevaluate and restructure the way they conduct business during a public health emergency. Like other business leaders, school administrators must think critically about how each decision...

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New Evidence-Based Resources Aim to Aid Districts in Edtech Decision-Making
New Evidence-Based Resources Aim to Aid Districts in Edtech Decision-Making

Educational technology is a fast-moving train, bringing new products, promises, and procedures to school districts and classrooms across the country. Indeed, investors poured more than $1 billion into edtech ventures in 2018 alone, per a recent EdSurge report. However, in a conversation with EdSurge's Tony Wan, investor Jason Palmer of...

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