Posts Tagged ‘Online Teaching’

Teaching STEM While Social Distancing: Sharing Knowledge and Overcoming Challenges

Many countries around the world are in lockdown during the novel COVID-19 pandemic, while many more countries have adopted strict social distancing rules that have forced STEM teachers to conduct online lectures to their stay-at-home students. This poses a number of challenges in the entire education sector, and it...

Online Teaching: Two Croatian Experiences

This article is a combined experience, feelings, and knowledge of two Croatian teachers where we both “speak” and complement each other’s stories. Welcome to our story! Bosiljko: I remember exactly my last working day, the last working day in a “normal” school. Fifth grade, math, we dealt with fractions…...

Lights and Shadows of my Online Teaching/Learning Experience

Since September 2019 I started using virtual classes on Edmodo with my students. I decided to use this virtual class tool to share links, free software, homework, and news with parents. I got used to communicating with students throughout the virtual class chat, giving them support at home, to...

The online learning experience of a Scientix Ambassador

I am Dhurata Myrtollari, an Albanian language teacher in lower secondary education in Tirana, Albania. I am also an ambassador for the Scientix and eTwinning network. I have followed for 5 years trainings offered by Scientix and eTwinning. During this time, I have also been part of Edmodo which...

An opportunity arises from the emergency: let’s code from home!?

Schools have been closed for several weeks now… Students are at home and the teachers must get to them. How? With distance learning! Here the emergency turns into an opportunity. Digital tools become means to reach students and support them in a moment of dismay and confusion. Nothing can...

We cannot go to the museum in person, but we can virtually

During the current academic year 2019-2020, I had the opportunity to be part of the Europeana Education User Group. One of the tasks has been to develop a Learning Scenario (example included) with my students in order to work with the Europeana material. Specifically, my students created an exhibition...

Teachers and Students Adapting to a Pandemic Situation

Before we were fully affected by the pandemic caused by the Coronavirus, I was carrying out what I have called a “Scientific Expedition to Riotinto and Doñana” with a group of 60 students between 14 and 16 years of secondary and high school – as you can see in...