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Blended Learning

2020-05-15T16:19:13-04:00

  Whether you are a parent or a student about to explore new horizons in learning methodologies, you have probably been hearing a lot of hype around education news lately. Have you noticed the shift in mindset around technology in the classroom and distance learning tools? “Blended Learning Strategies In Practice” has emerged as the hot topic. Essentially blended learning merges two highly successful training approaches, virtual (distance learning) with face-to-face learning, to offer students and teachers the best of both worlds. Everyone learns differently and blended learning offers the compatibility with dynamic assessments and individualized learning programs that bring out [...]

Blended Learning2020-05-15T16:19:13-04:00

Universities unprepared for switch to remote learning

2020-04-30T19:31:54-04:00

University World News Ameen Amjad Khan, Shuriah Niazi and Shadi Khan Saif  26 March 2020 As coronavirus containment measures spread in South Asia, universities in countries such as India, Pakistan and Afghanistan are finding they are ill-prepared for online learning or remote classes as their campuses close and their students return home, sometimes to remote areas without internet or proper facilities to continue classes. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a complete lockdown in the country until 14 April as 76 districts in 22 states reported coronavirus cases, the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Delhi-NCR (National Capital Region) and Uttar Pradesh being the worst hit. [...]

Universities unprepared for switch to remote learning2020-04-30T19:31:54-04:00

Educators scramble to bring classes to the cloud as coronavirus shuts schools

2020-04-30T19:40:06-04:00

The buildings may be empty, yet class is in session for students and teachers at Northshore School District.... https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/10/teachers-bring-classes-to-the-cloud-as-coronavirus-closes-schools.html

Educators scramble to bring classes to the cloud as coronavirus shuts schools2020-04-30T19:40:06-04:00

Coronavirus: Alberta school boards review fees amid temporary COVID-19 school closures

2020-03-30T18:56:10-04:00

Several Alberta school boards are reviewing fees paid by parents as schools remain under temporary closure as a preventative measure during the COVID-19 pandemic. All kindergarten to Grade 12 classes were cancelled on March 15 in response to the growing number of cases of the novel coronavirus in Alberta. Read more on this topic

Coronavirus: Alberta school boards review fees amid temporary COVID-19 school closures2020-03-30T18:56:10-04:00