The novel coronavirus is forcing people all over the world to change the norms of their every day lives. One of those norms is traditional in-school learning. Extended spring breaks that turned into indefinite closure periods have transformed most of the country’s schools into online forums.
Imagine being able to take your students on a field trip to the African jungle, the solar system and even back in time to the creation of planet Earth. It’s possible with the Lenovo Virtual Reality Classroom.
Topics: Arey Jones, Managing Technology, Classroom Technology, Educational Technology, Learning Styles, 21st Century School Technology, Academic Technology, Technology In The Classroom, Lenovo, Lenovo Virtual Reality Classroom, Virtual Reality, VR
Twitter is more than tidbits of daily news and tweets about trending television. It is a great source to find like-minded people in your field and even a mentor.
Topics: Classroom Technology, Educational Technology, Learning Styles, 21st Century School Technology, Paperless Communication, Online Learning, Microsoft Education, Mentorship, Google Education, Professional Development
My grandmother fit every grandmother mold possible. Impeccable hair. Crisp aprons. Mouthwatering homemade bread on the counter. She ran a tight ship with even tighter hair. For Grandma, spring cleaning was as much a celebration as it was a chore (but then she always smiled most when she was working).
Topics: Chromebooks, Managing Technology, Classroom Technology, Educational Technology, Learning Styles, 21st Century School Technology, Paperless Communication, Homework Online, Academic Technology, Technology In The Classroom, Classroom Organization, Paperless Classroom
As an educational technology company, we love to talk about how technology helps kids learn more efficiently, engage in heightened collaboration, and access real-time data and resources that would otherwise be unavailable in traditional classrooms. Technology can and often does make us better at almost everything.
How and what we learn is determined in large part by how and what we experience—at least if Psychologist David Kolb has anything to say about it. His experiential learning theory combines traditional cognitive and behavior theories to create a more holistic approach.
It’s been well-established that everyone benefits immensely from regular physical activity. Kids benefit from the way exercise promotes growth and development, and both adults and kids alike see drastic benefits in their physical, mental, and cognitive health when they make exercise and movement a priority in their day.
Topics: Learning Styles
As every educator knows, students process and digest information in a variety of ways. Visual learners remember best what they read or see. Auditory learners understand best by listening and speaking. Kinetic learners feel most comfortable jumping in and physically learning as they go. So many different learning styles can cause quite a challenge for teachers trying to make sure every student is on the same page.