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Welcome to the Istation Blog
With schools back in full swing, educators are doing their best to make up for lost instructional time and learning loss due to the pandemic. Rapid recovery requires harnessing strategies that get to growth fast!
While creating a learning environment is essential for students, it’s also necessary for teachers. It is often an arduous task, with teachers being so busy and having small budgets. Over the past year, they’ve had to adapt and learn on their feet as they switched to online learning. So how do schools create time and space for teacher learning?
The COVID-19 pandemic has been extremely disruptive to students’ learning. Even for students who could adequately access online and hybrid programs, wide and varied learning gaps emerged that will take time and effort to overcome.
In today’s rapidly changing education landscape, leaders in the industry are embracing both technology and data to support educators and students in many ways. One of the basics of education is literacy, and oral reading fluency (ORF) is key to improving it. But why does this metric matter?
A recent study by Istation found that learning loss in the past two years has been significant and unprecedented.
Micah Copeland, Elementary Principal at North Carolina Cyber Academy (NCCA), knows that the biggest success of virtual education is the genuine relationships between teachers and students.
Educators face unique challenges when it comes to keeping students engaged during virtual learning. There are countless distractions, mental fatigue, and more thrown into the mix while learning from a distance. It’s no wonder student engagement overall is difficult to maintain.
Distance learning for non-native English-language speakers poses significant challenges during COVID-19, especially in communication.
Teaching is a challenging enough profession without an unprecedented pandemic making things more difficult for faculty, staff and students alike. How do you boost teacher morale during COVID-19 — a pandemic that’s gone on longer than anyone expected? To answer that question, host Shelby Skrhak sat down with Dr. Andra Penny for this episode of the Education Technology Podcast, brought to you by Istation.
Today’s educators face more challenges than ever before. With the pandemic adding new layers of complexity to teaching, are our educators sacrificing their professional development to get through this time of socially distanced learning?