Gaming increased during the pandemic as people sought home entertainment options that could keep them socially connected. This increase in game time included clocked hours from both veteran and new gamers on all devices, including mobile, gaming consoles, and tablets. And with the pause in traditional sports, there was a jump in video game livestreaming …
These 5 insights can inspire ways to accelerate learning this fall and give every student their best chance at academic success.
Back-to-School season can be an exciting and anxious time for students. Social and emotional learning (SEL) can help students overcome both the normal fears of school — meeting new people — and the additional stressors caused by COVID-19.
With the lack of vaccines for kids under 12 making COVID-19 safety precautions necessary, sending kids back to school this fall for in-person classes can be a little nerve-racking for parents and students alike. Here are 3 actionable steps for a safe—and less stressful—school year.
Whether teaching in-person, remote, or hybrid classes this upcoming school year, all teachers will face the same age-old issue of how to pull students back into learning after a long summer break. Luckily, educators have the latest EdTech trends on their side to drive student engagement.
Educators worldwide are working to incorporate STEAM education into their classrooms. The most significant distinction between Traditional and STEAM learning is that Traditional Learning is built around memorization and recitation techniques (LinkedIn), while STEAM focuses on boosting creativity through the integration of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (Institute for Arts Integration and STEAM). Why …
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.
Dr Sally Ride made history in 1983 as the first American woman and the first recorded LGBTQIA+ person to travel in space. After retiring from NASA, Sally worked with universities, co-wrote seven science books, and directed educational programs to foster student interest in STEM. She also co-founded @sallyridescienceatucsandiego with her partner and friends. Dr. Lauren …
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!