Topics chosen by your peers for upcoming seminars

Dear Educators, For those of you who attended the discussion sessions these past three days, thank you for expressing your concerns and questions. Below is a list of questions we heard today: Question: What are ways for students to upload art for grading/viewing? Question: How to help students become less resistant to online learning? Question: What digital tools and learning management system can help? Question: How can we design courses online with MOOCs? Question: How can we use “reverse-learning” or “flip-classroom” effectively online? Question: How can we help students and teachers complete what they start? Question: How can we engage […]

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Acacia University Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dear Educators, The world is changing all around us. It is time for educators to stand together (while standing apart) to make the transition to online learning across the world. In response many changes, the Professors at Acacia University are dedicating ourselves to assist in this transition.  Acacia University is a leader in accredited online teaching and learning. We have been engaged in training teams of educators and administrators in K-12 and graduate systems throughout the world for more than 12 years. As an accredited university offering both advanced degrees and professional development certification, we provide a unique integration of personalized virtual learning […]

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Challenges of teachers and schools implementing online learning

March 25, 2020 (Notes from all sessions) Special education teacher in Arizona: time required for students – 4 to 5 hours of classwork means too much for parents and kids; coordination through email only; class videos must be recorded with no individual phone or video contact. Question: What is appropriate amount of time/work for students to expect? Question: Is LMS platform working for kids? Question: How are IEP goals being addressed? Question: How to address art, music, and other special subjects?   Middle school technology and history teacher in Italy:  model used for digital learning – limit access; district mandate […]

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