Month: March 2020

In Uncertain Times: Higher Ed (and Society) Need to Do Better

Mark M. Diacopoulos – PhD. Curriculum and Instruction.  Assistant Professor, Dept. of Teaching and Leadership, Pittsburg State University Mark has been an educator for over 25 years. He has taught in middle and high schools both in the US and UK. An early adopter of educational technology, he has worked as a Technology Specialist and …

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Thoughts on Standardized Testing After the Storm Has Passed

Copyright © 2020 by Douglas G. Wren, Ed.D. Doug Wren has worked in public education for nearly three decades—half of that time as a classroom teacher. He recently retired from Virginia Beach City Public Schools after serving for 12 years as Educational Measurement & Assessment Specialist. Before coming to Virginia Beach, Doug was Director of …

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Keeping the Balance with Home Learning

Annette Conley has been teaching for more than 30 years. Currently, she is the Reading Specialist at Thoroughgood Elementary in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Annette is a lifelong learner who is passionate about finding the balance in education, especially in literacy instruction. Annette has been writing lessons and doing literacy presentations for the VDOE. Follow Annette …

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Envisioning Learning and Blended Online School Scenarios for the Next 18 Months and Beyond

Edjacent note: This post was written by Edjacent fan and early supporter Chris Jacobs just days into the pandemic. Chris has since started his own writing venture on Substack, where he and his wife write about their travels. You can also learn a lot about Chris as an educator by following him at @chrisjacobsGRHS I …

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Preparing to Working Remotely While Your Kids are Home From School? 5 Essential Tips From Someone Who Does it All the Time

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_m67JbGjWnc COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has many schools and businesses scrambling to quickly find ways for employees and students to complete work from home. Teachers are preparing virtual lessons and employers are assigning work, but a problem remains: how will parents keep their children busy and meaningfully engaged while also completing their own work in a timely …

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