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Everything you need to know about UnConferences

Everything you need to know about UnConferences

Unconferences first started popping up in 1998, and have been a fun and unconventional way of hosting conferences ever sense. While in person unconferences are still on hold, we are excited to be hosting our very own in our Virbela campus starting in May! Before that starts, we thought we would tell you a bit … Continue reading

Curious about Mindfulness Labs? Try one now.

Curious about Mindfulness Labs? Try one now.

As we all continue to adapt with the constant changes and challenges of the Pandemic, schools have been turning to mindfulness to help students and staff alike. Studies have shown that even just 5 min of mindfulness a day can make a world of difference in student stress, performance, and even interpersonal communications. With that in mind, a lot of schools have been putting together lessons or labs centered around mindfulness for students. Here at the Douglas Stewart Company, we have created a virtual mindfulness lab of our own! You can check it out on the blog, or experience it live in our virtual campus. Continue reading

Top 3 ways to Celebrate Robotics Week

Top 3 ways to Celebrate Robotics Week

This year National Robotics Week is April 3-11, but here at DSC we are celebrating ALL. MONTH. LONG. While the ways to celebrate our truly endless, we thought we would highlight 3 of our favorites that will work for any classroom set up! Whether your students are in the classroom or learning from home, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate robotics week Continue reading

Tips to keep video lessons fresh

Tips to keep video lessons fresh

  All month long we have been talking about ideas to boost student engagement here on VAR Connection. One simple way to keep students engaged is simply to freshen things up and introduce some change into the classroom. Even though many educators are still teaching remotely, there are still ways to revamp the virtual space … Continue reading