The Difference Between Grades and Feedback Has Never Been More Clear
David Ross, formerly the Senior Director for the Buck Institute for Education and CEO of the Partnership for 21st Century Learning, continues a monthly series chronicling his decision to go from classroom to boardroom and back again. In this edition, he focuses on the rich resources and deep challenges of teaching during the time of coronavirus.
Communicating with Your Teacher Will Never Be the Same
The way students and parents communicate with teachers will likely never be the same once schools re-open. Apps like Remind are making it easier to communicate whether learning is happening in-person or online.
Smart Review: Better Voice Recognition with SoapBox Labs
Rachelle Dene Poth discusses SoapBox Labs with Founder and CEO Dr. Patricia Scanlon in the latest Smart Review.
Getting Through: Multi-Mode Literacy
The instruction of literacy has been thrown into an immediate adaptation to remote teaching. This new, multi-faceted experience of reading, writing and comprehension is Multi-Mode Literacy.
When Humans, Not Systems, Run Schools
By: Andy Calkins. Andy discusses how the districts in NGLC's change management project have transitioned to home-based learning with rapid design of new systems and communication.
Recalibrating Your Teacher Mindset
By: Meghan Raftery. Meghan discusses reframing the approach to teaching and looking through the lens of curiosity.
Making a Case for Science and Social Studies Through PBL in Distance Learning
PBL is an awesome opportunity to invigorate STEM and social studies during distance learning. Jenny Pieratt of CraftED Curriculum takes us through the possibilities.
The Digital Learning Mindset
By: Joey Lehrman. Joey reflects on helping to build a free, fully online distance learning program for adult education students and how to create a digital learning mindset.
Adapting Test Design to Make It Work in a Distance Setting
By: Eric Kalenze. The recent adjustment to distance learning has required teachers to manage curriculum differently, redistribute expectations, and plan accordingly under the circumstances. Online testing is no exception.
Resources to Supplement and Enhance Distance Learning in the Elementary Grades
By: Erin Gohl and Kristen Thorson. In response to the transition to online learning, many individuals, organizations, and institutions are making distance learning resources and opportunities available for pre-school to elementary age students.