Should we use hotels, motels, restaurants, & movie theaters as classrooms? [In a letter to the editor at LA Times]

To the editor: One problem frequently cited as a reason not to open schools is space. Social distancing requirements would be difficult to meet if students […]

Law schools should have flexibility in responding to ‘extraordinary circumstances,’ ABA House of Delegates says [Francis Ward]

Law schools should have flexibility in responding to ‘extraordinary circumstances,’ ABA House of Delegates says — from abajournal.com by Stephanie Francis Ward Excerpt: Resolutions regarding […]

NEW! “Learning Pods” / “Pandemic Pods” / “Pod learning” | Macro & micro-learning ecosystems across the country are morphing once again! [Christian]

Learning ecosystems across the country — especially those involving K-12 — are morphing once again. Have you heard about the explosive interest and potential growth […]

How might tools like Microsoft’s new Whiteboard be used in online-based learning? In “learning pods?” [Christian]

Questions/reflections from DSC: How might this be used for online-based learning? For “learning pods” and homeschoolers out there?  Will assistants such as the Webex Assistant […]

Great article! “The 12 Shifts for Student-Centered Hybrid Environments” [Wagner]

The 12 Shifts for Student-Centered Hybrid Environments — from gettingsmart.com by Kyle Wagner During the time of remote learning, our students have become more independent […]

Inclusive Teaching Practices Toolkit [acue.org]

Inclusive Teaching Practices Toolkit — from acue.org Excerpt: These 10 practices include: Ensure your course reflects a diverse society and world. Ensure course media are […]

Some interesting simulations for face-to-face (F2F) classrooms from Caltech

Trying to make sense of a fluid fall — from insidehighered.com by Doug Lederman As more colleges announce their instructional plans, two simulations suggest some […]

7 Things You Should Know About the HyFlex Course Model [educause]

7 Things You Should Know About the HyFlex Course Model — from library.educause.edu Excerpt: What is it? The hybrid flexible, or HyFlex, course format is […]

6 tips for homeschooling in fall 2020 [McDonald]

6 tips for homeschooling in fall 2020 — from forbes.com by Kerry McDonald Excerpt: As schools and districts across the country finalize back-to-school plans amidst […]

Florida educators file lawsuit to protect health and well-being of students, educators and communities [feaweb.org]

Florida educators file lawsuit to protect health and well-being of students, educators and communities — from feaweb.org, with thanks to Staci Maiers for this resource […]

Are universities going the way of CDs and cable TV? [Smith]

Are universities going the way of CDs and cable TV? — from theatlantic.com by Michael Smith; with thanks to Homa Tavangar & Will Richardson for […]

Polling & screen sharing tools can be great in online settings as well as in F2F settings. [Christian]

DC: Polling and/or sharing one’s screen – works well in face-to-face as well as in an online-based setting. You can have Ss talk through and/or […]

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