Many children stuck at home during the pandemic are watching more YouTube videos than ever, for both entertainment and education.
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YouTube may have more potential to encourage children to learn than you'd think.
Remote learning doesn’t work for all children. Students sit behind screened-in cubicles at St. Barnabas Catholic School in Scarborough, Ont., on Oct. 27, 2020.
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As provinces consider extended holidays, or school closures loom as a possibility under COVID-19, schools should commit to providing in-person schooling for students with disabilities.
A learner’s digital education experience can be very different from the seamless user-friendly world of the social internet. Replicating the old classes online isn't good enough. A rethink is needed.
Chicago students doing broadcasted ‘radio school’ lessons in 1937.
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This isn't the first time America's schoolchildren have studied remotely – and Chicago's 1937 'radio school' experiment shows how technology can fill the gap during a crisis.
Teachers still hold the key to children’s learning and no keyboard or screen can replace their role.
Online learning is not automatically inferior to face-to-face teaching.
Many factors contributed to students’ need for personalized accommodation and support to achieve academically during rapid transitions online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A study documents how universities' centres for teaching and learning are responding to helping faculty create quality online courses for all students.
Millions of U.S. students are engaged in remote learning.
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Digital educational resources are likely to remain indispensable for modern K-12 classrooms, even after the coronavirus pandemic ends.
Our set of best practice principles should help adults to teach the principles to children in an age-appropriate way.
Guidance on strong passwords has changed and children need to learn about it in a way that suits their stage of development.
Six-year-old Peyton Denette works remotely from her home in Mississauga, Ont., on March 30, 2020.
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Motivating students, encouraging their self-regulation and maintaining home-school communication are ways parents have the potential to positively influence learning outcomes.
Online learning can create problems for students, particularly those with disabilities, unless platforms and content are designed with accessibility and inclusion in mind.
How should COVID-19 vaccine be prioritized?
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A team of experts argues that after taking care of essential workers, COVID-19 vaccinations should be given to the greatest transmitters of the virus, who are mostly the young.
Is he learning something?
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While providing access to digital technology is important, it won’t even the digital playing field. If teachers can embrace all students' digital interests as opportunities for learning, it would help.
Children now use several online accounts to manage different learning platforms.
Children need to learn how to manage their own accounts and passwords as an extension of their identity.
Nigerian university students.
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The assumption has always been that students would enjoy online learning but our research, during COVID-19 lock down, found otherwise.
Students and parents at California’s Hollywood High School go through temperature checks before picking up laptops for online learning.
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Checking for symptoms is just the beginning. Here are 10 ways schools can help keep children, families and faculty safe.
This is what the school day currently looks like in many parts of the U.S.
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One big complication with K-12 distance learning is how hard it is to get children and teens to log in and do their schoolwork. But there are things teachers and families can do to help.
Are university lectures better on YouTube?
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, universities are using video for so much of their teaching. Some worry this will hurt student learning, but that's not what we found.
With Year 12s studying for their final year exam, the score of which will be converted into a ranking as related to their peers across the country, many Victorians are worried they may be set back.
Too much time screen time can lead to lower self-esteem.
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It's worth going out of your way to ensure that kids practice interacting with others and maintain their friendships.