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North Dakota seeks to expand early online learning

Jun 3, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Ellis posted in STEM Education Tools, STEM Learning Methodologies, Technology, Education Technology

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North Dakota does not fund preschool, but the state’s superintendent of public instruction is working with her team to kickstart a kindergarten readiness program called Waterford UPSTART, which provides computers and broadband connection to rural families at no cost to them.

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Time management is crucial to student health and success

May 20, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Ellis posted in STEM Education Tools, STEM Learning Methodologies

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Research has shown students are feeling more overwhelmed than ever due to increasing demands of society on them. However, the solution may lie in time management skills, according to time-management researcher Brad Aeon.

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Online learning requires teachers to make a virtual connection

Apr 8, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Ellis posted in Science, Math & Computer Science, STEM Learning Methodologies, Technology, Education Technology, Professional Development

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The online learning environment provides obstacles for students and teachers alike. Students still need to feel like they have a relationship with their teachers and are in an environment where they can take risks and ask questions, despite being on an online platform, so teachers must adapt to foster this type of environment for their students.

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Considering student wellness and structure in e-learning

Apr 6, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Ellis posted in STEM Education Tools, STEM Learning Methodologies, Technology, STEMtechnology, Education Technology

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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way educators think about teaching and required a process that plans for continued e-learning while also considering activities that promote student wellness in these distressing times.

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Free resources to help with e-learning

Apr 1, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Ellis posted in STEM Curriculum Resources, STEM Tools, STEM Education Tools, STEM Learning Methodologies, Technology, STEMtechnology, Education Technology

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The transition to e-learning due to the spread of COVID-19 has been difficult, but many free resources are available to keep educators and students connected in all areas, including health and wellness, instruction, and social communication.

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