New Teacher Survey Shows That Digital Materials Were Not Optimal Before the Pandemic. Now That They Are Front and Center, How Should They Be Used? | RAND

Schools and teachers can support student learning during the COVID-19 crisis by considering how to keep curricula front and center alongside a set of targeted digital materials that connect with curricula and can keep students learning, engaged, and connected to their school support systems. — Read on http://www.rand.org/blog/2020/05/new-teacher-survey-shows-that-digital-materials-were.html

Survey: Emergency Move Online Forced More than Half of Faculty to Learn New Teaching Methods — Campus Technology

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly all higher education institutions (90 percent) in a recent survey used some form of emergency distance education to complete the Spring 2020 term. And 56 percent of faculty who moved courses online were using teaching methods they had never used before. — Read on campustechnology.com/articles/2020/04/22/survey-emergency-move-online-forced-more-than-half-of-faculty-to-learn-new-teaching-methods.aspx

12 BUILDING BLOCKS TO USE LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES EFFECTIVELY: ALL-IN-ONE – 3-Star learning experiences

Recently, we published a series of twelve blogs on how to use learning technology effectively in online learning environments. We translated Wilfred Rubens’ work[1] (original blog – in Dutch – here), who wrote the twelve based on the book ‘Wijze lessen. Twaalf bouwstenen voor effectieve didactiek’ (‘Lessons for Learning: Twelve Building Blocks for Effective Teaching’…Continue reading “12 BUILDING BLOCKS TO USE LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES EFFECTIVELY: ALL-IN-ONE – 3-Star learning experiences”