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Library of Things makes library the heart of community

Apr 29, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Ellis posted in STEM Education Tools, Promoting Interest in STEM, Technology, Education Technology, Library of Things

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Libraries have been a place to check out books for centuries. However, checking out things like telescopes or board games would have been unthinkable. Now, its something that is expected of libraries, which are evolving into “libraries of things.”

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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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Best practices for making the shift to e-learning

Mar 30, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Ellis posted in STEM Education Tools, STEM Learning Methodologies, Technology, Education Technology

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Switching over to e-learning hasn’t been easy, and many educators have struggled with how to adapt their curriculum and lesson plans to an online environment. However, many experts note that teachers should not expect to become experts overnight and treat the shift as a learning experience.

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