As teaching moves from the school environment into the home, parents and guardians are taking on the supervisory role normally held by teachers. In the last blog of our series on the Four F's of Distance Learning, we look at how we can make our distance learning family-friendly.
Feasibility goes hand-in-hand with flexibility. In this blog we'll look at why it's important to make our distance learning flexible for remote learners, and how educators can achieve this.
First in this blog series on the Four F's of Distance Learning is feasibility. The first and most important question we must ask ourselves as educators is this: is the work feasible? In other words, is it realistic to expect that students will be able to perform these tasks? These questions become even more important when it comes to distance learning.
On August 18th-20th 2020, our annual back-to-school event went virtual with a conference called ‘Design and Delivery in a Blended Learning Jungle’. The three-day conference was packed full of keynotes, panel discussions and sessions, all focused on helping teachers design and adapt teaching strategies for a distance learning environment.
There’s few better ways to engage students than by making learning fun. Of course, that’s easier said than done! How do we make dry or difficult content into something that students feel motivated to do?
As we strive to make our communities more inclusive, healthcare professionals have made huge innovative leaps in the space of assistive technology. Assistive technology refers to any products or pieces of equipment that enhance learning, working or any day-to-day activities for those living with a disability.
To learn more about the various types of devices on the market, we interviewed seven business professionals who work within this vertical. They shared examples of different types of assistive technology and how they better the lives of the individuals who use them on a daily basis. Keep reading to learn more about them!