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Flipping the Classroom

Flipping the Classroom from “Sage on the Stage” to “Guide on the Side”

Many teachers and students in Christian schools still imagine a learning space as a classroom with rows of desks facing the expert in the front. The mandatory distance learning structures as a result of COVID-19 are causing them to experiment with remote learning.[1] But flipping the classroom is about more than institutional survival. Instead of […]

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Strategize.  At a time when quick turn-around is in high demand, where “time is of the essence,” it is easy to make a decision that has not been fully thought out or jump into an agreement that perhaps your school would not get into under different circumstances.

COVID-19 Implications: Distance Ed, Approvals and Other Considerations

The recently declared “National Emergency Concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak,” Proclamation 9994 of March 13, 2020[1] has paved the way for a new era; one in which terminologies such as “social distancing,” “contactless delivery,” and “safer-at-home” are becoming the new norm. In our current day, where academic communities are faced with making difficult […]

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Providing a positive online experience can help students navigate online coursework, have an engaging learning experience and have less frustration due to distance.

Top Ten List for Online Distance Education Students

Over six million higher education students in the US take at least one course online.[1] Distance education, like its counterpart in the classroom, should deliver, through instructors, the best opportunity to learn possible. Providing a positive online experience can help students navigate online coursework, have an engaging learning experience and have less frustration due to […]

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Digital Discussion Groups: No Longer Limited to Distance Education

Why Welcome Digital Discussion Groups?

Have you noticed that chalkboards are turning into class-sized computer screens, or that school libraries are looking more like coffee shops where directed group discussions and collaborative efforts are being held on students’ personal devices? Digital discussion groups are becoming the “new normal” in traditional classes. Instead of being reluctantly pulled along to this digital […]

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