New York City Schools Ban Zoom as Privacy Concerns Mount

The district is cracking down after an increase in privacy and security concerns around the popular videoconference platform.

Homeschooling during the COVID-19 pandemic [McDonald] + a slew of other items related to homeschooling

Homeschooling During the COVID-19 Pandemic — from cato.org by Kerry McDonald Excerpt: In a recent three-part Cato Daily Podcast series, I spoke with host Caleb Brown about this unprecedented […]

Beware of “ZoomBombing”

Important settings to turn on when using @zoom_us: ?Disable “Join Before Host” ? Enable “Co-Host” ? Disable “File Transfer” ? Disable “Allow Removed Participants to […]

Virtual Education Dilemma: Scheduled Classroom Instruction vs. Anytime Learning

K-12 teachers are faced with a question many likely thought they'd never have to ask: How often during the school day do my students need […]

Nurturing a media literate next generation

As parents and educators, we have a daunting task ahead of us: to equip children with the skills and knowledge they need to learn, develop, […]

Growth-Minded Pivot to Online Teaching [Smith & Zakrajsek]

Growth-Minded Pivot to Online Teaching— from scholarlyteacher.com by Kathryn Smith and Todd Zakrajsek Excerpt: What is essential when one starts to teach in an unfamiliar […]

K-12 resources for teaching remotely

Updated: Free Resources for Schools During COVID-19 Outbreak — from thejournal.com by Dian Schaffhauser Excerpt: (Updated March 26; originally published March 13) In response to […]

Canvas Video Resources

Canvas Video Resources — from instructure.com Are you in the middle of #remotelearning, and could you use a refresher on how to do certain things […]

Learning ecosystems across the globe are going through massive changes! [Christian]

From DSC: Due to the impacts of the Coronavirus, learning ecosystems across the globe are going through massive changes! Each of us has our own […]

Moving to remote instruction immediately: Where to get started [Schaffhauser]

Moving to remote instruction immediately: Where to get started — from thejournal.com by Dian Schaffhauser To help schools make the transition as quickly and comprehensively […]

DC: Yes! Perhaps teachers will gain some ***very well-deserved respect*** from this whole thing!!!

From DSC: Yes! Perhaps teachers will gain some ***very well-deserved respect*** from this whole thing!!! Eric Chilton talks about how homeschooling his own children has […]

My thanks to a friend for causing me to further reflect on this article: “Can computers ever replace the classroom?” [Beard]

From DSC: I’d like to thank Mr. Eric Osterberg — a fraternity brother and friend of mine — for sending me the following article. I […]

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