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5 Tips to Manage Student Anxiety When Returning to the Classroom

5 Tips to Manage Student Anxiety When Returning to the Classroom

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. 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

Celebrate STEAM/STEM Day

Celebrate STEAM/STEM Day

November 8 is international STEAM/STEM day. While this year celebrations will have to look a little different, there are still plenty of ways to join in on the fun. Here are some of our favorite ideas for how to get involved. Get creative Whether it is coding, art, an experiment, or finding a new way … Continue reading

Meet the Panelists of Education 4.0

Meet the Panelists of Education 4.0

The Education 4.0 Virtual Conference is only a week away! If you’ve been curious to get to know our panelists a bit more, now is your chance! Be sure to stop by our virtual event on July 22 and 23 to hear them speak, and connect with them on all things Education 4.0.  Amie Souder– … Continue reading