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5 ideas for the hybrid classroom
5 ideas for the hybrid classroom

Ideas for infusing real-world experiences into hybrid instruction

5 ways teachers can connect with students during COVID-19
5 ways teachers can connect with students during COVID-19

Here are the top lessons learned about the need for human connections in education, especially during a pandemic.

Platform reveals trends in student mental health, behavior during school closures
Platform reveals trends in student mental health, behavior during school closures

Prolonged school closures have triggered a mental health crisis among our youth. How one company is helping schools get out in front of danger and better support students in peril.

5 new benefits of online learning in rural areas
5 new benefits of online learning in rural areas

Rural schools face their own challenges -- and online learning can help to solve them. 

Special education and online learning: What you need to know
Special education and online learning: What you need to know

Some claim that online instruction won’t work for students with special needs -- but one California teacher makes it work.

Speech recognition in education: The powers and perils
Speech recognition in education: The powers and perils

There is a lot of potential in emergent technologies like voice tech, virtual assistants and artificial intelligence in the classroom to unearth new insights about a child’s language and reading development -- and translate it into outcomes.

3 steps to mitigating cybersecurity risks in remote learning
3 steps to mitigating cybersecurity risks in remote learning

Teachers and administrators that want to help protect students can take a big step forward by educating themselves, students and parents about applying a preventative thinking mindset to online activities.

Why the path to student success is different for Gen Z
Why the path to student success is different for Gen Z

This generation of digital natives aims to change the world. EJ Carrion explains how to engage them and support their track to success.

3 tips for teaching special education online
3 tips for teaching special education online

Here’s how one school district is using technology to tackle the challenges of teaching special education students to read online. 

Professional development for teachers: Diversity & inclusion
Professional development for teachers: Diversity & inclusion

Every teacher should be thinking about the role diversity and inclusion plays in the classroom. Here are 7 ways to facilitate professional development.

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