When you think of assistive technology, chances are you’re thinking about specialized technology like speech-to-text software, Braille note-taking devices, and screen magnifiers — tools that serve a specific purpose. Think again. Teachers are using edtech to create homegrown, open-ended accessibility tools for their students and here at Douglas Stewart, Co., we’re loving these teacher-inventors who …
Risk-takers succeed in STEM careers. Read today’s blog post to learn about 4 STEAM tools that can give girls the confidence to experiment, learn, and excel in the classroom and in their future careers.
Reboot Your Grasp of K12 Esports
66% of students are anxious about returning to school, according to the Recovery Village. During COVID-19, many students adjusted to learning from home and being around their families more often. As the world begins to re-open, psychologists are noticing higher general and separation anxiety rates in children as they return to the classroom. (Child Mind Institute). When you prepare your classroom for in-person learning, it is crucial to cater to students’ increased anxiety and foster a learning environment where they feel safe.
The digital human experience. What is it? Who builds it? How to we navigate it? What jobs and industries might be created in this new space? In today’s blog we take the first few steps into navigating this experience through an exhibit curated by Matthew Hodge, an Interactive Game Design teacher at CART, an indie game developer, and our guide through this new digital landscape.
Curious about how to use YouTube in your lessons? We have some tips on var connection as part of our #SocialSummer series. Check it out here!
Curious about how to use Twitch in your lessons? We have some tips on var connection as part of our #SocialSummer series. Check it out here!
Curious about how to use #Tiktok in your lessons? We have some tips on var connection as part of our #SocialSummer series.
Meet them where they are at This applies to both the content and the platform. Knowing where your students are watching content, and the types of content they like, you can work elements of that into your lessons, and post on the right platform for your audience. Don’t be afraid to remix Instead of always …
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 …