Student engagement in Zoom

We all know that trying to focus on someone speaking for long periods can be very draining, more so when we are increasingly holding digital […]

“Teaching in a Hybrid Classroom – What’s Working, What’s Not” [Bruff] + “Active Learning in Hybrid and Physically Distanced Classrooms” [Bruff]

Teaching in a Hybrid Classroom – What’s Working, What’s Not — from derekbruff.org by Derek Bruff Excerpt: Now that we’re a few weeks into the […]

Today’s awkward Zoom classes could bring a new era of higher education [Spar]

Today’s awkward Zoom classes could bring a new era of higher education — from edsurge.com by Debra Spar Excerpt: Indeed, the forced march to Zoom […]

“…hotels and restaurants, in the absence of their traditional clientele, are repurposing their spaces as rentable offices.” [Emily Safian-Demers]

  “……hotels and restaurants, in the absence of their traditional clientele, are repurposing their spaces as rentable offices.” Emily Safian-Demers (source)

Building Flexible Classrooms that Conform to Learners (Not the Other Way Around)

  By Dr. Christina Counts Here’s how a new career-focused high school used flexible furniture and other modular elements to transform a 180,000 sf building […]

With an eye towards the future…what questions should we be asking about learning experience design (#LXD)? [Christian]

From DSC: Some of the following questions came to my mind recently: In this age of the Coronavirus, how can we think differently about learning […]

“We, as a nation, have to do much better on this issue! It’s not right.” [Christian]

Back-to-School Help for Students Without Internet — from by James K. Willcox For millions of families, broadband access is a challenge. These resources can help […]

At home, workers seek alternative credentials [McKenzie]

At home, workers seek alternative credentials — from insidehighered.com by Lindsay McKenzie Interest in alternative online credentials spiked after people started working remotely this spring. […]

Another type of learning ecosystem (online, but from beautiful places!)

From DSC: I instantly see the inequities involved here — as only those with the resources can choose this route. Also, one would have to […]

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 […]

I’m a teacher headed back to school next month. It’s going to be traumatic. [Jones]

I’m a teacher headed back to school next month. It’s going to be traumatic. — from co.chalkbeat.org by Autumn Jones A teacher mental health crisis […]

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 […]

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