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Distance learning: Increasing student engagement 
Distance learning: Increasing student engagement 

Keeping students engaged in a distance learning environment is very different than keeping them on task in a classroom. Here are a few ways to do it.

Fight the COVID slide in reading 
Fight the COVID slide in reading 

A media specialist explains how her school is adapting to at-home learning using a phonics-based tech tool.

Software development courses for students: Summer 2020
Software development courses for students: Summer 2020

Looking to improve your software development skills while quarantining this summer? Here’s how to get started.

Tips and tricks for teaching virtual robotics
Tips and tricks for teaching virtual robotics

Robotics is traditionally a hands-on subject - but one teacher explains how he has taken advantage of distance learning to keep engaging his middle school students.

Remote social-emotional support is critical for teachers
Remote social-emotional support is critical for teachers

An instructional coach uses a variety of technology tools to maintain a human connection among teachers.

Distance learning while respecting students' home lives 
Distance learning while respecting students' home lives 

Right now school work must take place at home, so it is the job of educators to figure out the best way to both reach and teach students while respecting their home lives.

5 pragmatic practices for educator self-care
5 pragmatic practices for educator self-care

Before educators can support students, they have to nurture themselves.

How skill, will and thrill converge to help shape successful readers
How skill, will and thrill converge to help shape successful readers

Using a model that tackles reading challenges from three different angles, teachers whether at home or in the classroom can help grow more successful readers at all educational levels.

What the coronavirus is revealing to parents about edtech
What the coronavirus is revealing to parents about edtech

Parents are more invested than ever in what their children are learning out of pure necessity. So, how can edtech providers make the most of this moment in time to improve their own offerings? 

How to get students interested in coding
How to get students interested in coding

You don’t need a computer science degree to get your students onboard with coding and STEM. Here are five steps to success that all teachers can use.