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More on UNESCO's COVID-19 Education Response The list of educational applications, platforms and resources below aim to help parents, teachers, schools and school administrators facilitate student learning and provide social care and interaction during periods of school closure. Most of the solutions curated are free and many cater to multiple languages. While these solutions do not carry UNESCO’s explicit endorsement, they tend to have a wide reach, a strong user-base and evidence of impact. They are categorized based on distance learning needs, but most of them offer functionalities across multiple categories. Resources to provide psychosocial support Digital learning management systems Systems built for use on basic mobile phones Systems with strong offline functionality Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Platforms Self-directed learning content Mobile reading applications African Storybook(link is external) - Open access to picture storybooks in 189 African languages.


English grammar for kids English Grammar for Kids online games grammar exercises grammar tests learning and teaching resources Remote Learning, EdTech & COVID-19 The information on this website was collected by the World Bank´s Edtech team during the initial response of education systems (“coping phase”) to school closings due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The data shown on this page corresponds to resources, initiatives, programs and events collected from March 2020 to June 2020. The resources on this page remain available but will not be updated. For more information about the phases of “managing continuity” and “improving and accelerating”, please visit the Lessons For Education during the COVID-19 crisis site.

The Centre for Teaching & Learning < Back to Classroom - Designing Instruction Quescussion Props/Prep: NoTime: 15-45 minAudience: AnyPhysical: No Quescussion, as the name indicates, is a type of discussion that is conducted entirely in the form of questions (think Alex Trebek). The professor asks a question or makes a statement to the class (this question should be projected on the screen). 131 Tools for Distance Learning & Strategies for Student Engagement With the rapid growth of preventative responses towards the COVID-19 outbreak, it seems distance learning is trend here to stay at least for the next 6-12 months. Being prepared to take your classrooms fully online can be stressful, and finding the right curriculum resources challenging when it may be your first foray into the EdTech space. In this article, you’ll get a comprehensive list of helpful learning tools, learn common benefits and drawbacks of remote learning, and learn a few strategies for keeping students engaged while remote to help you through this challenging time. If we missed any helpful resources along the way, please let us know and we’d be happy to add it to our list. Student - Learn English for Free! English Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading & Listening grammar guide Comprehensive guide to all areas of English grammar. Clear explanations Easy-to-follow examples Simple memorable rules and tips grammar exercises 15 active learning activities to energize your next college class The evidence just keeps growing – postsecondary students engage more, learn more and accomplish more with active learning. In yet another proof point, a meta-analysis from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that student exam scores improved 6% when active learning approaches were used. And students in traditional classes were 1.5 times more likely to fail than those being taught with interactive methods.

25 Great Online Education Tools Modern Teachers Love Using Every teacher has their own favourite sites and tools, but the fact remains teacher toolboxes need terrific education tools. If you’re looking for something different, though, you might be interested in what’s below. We’re always scouring the Web looking for new ideas to share and new education tools for teaching and learning are cropping up all the time. Sometimes, it’s hard to keep track, so that’s why many of the tools here in the following list are suggestions provided by you. English Language Centre Study Zone: Welcome! About the Study Zone The Study Zone is for students of the English Language Centre (ELC) at the University of Victoria. ELC teachers create the English language lessons and practice exercises.

Supporting teachers to maintain continuity of learning during school closures - COVID-19 education webinar #2 As a result of school closures to slow the spread of COVID-19, governments have had the unprecedented task to identify solutions to rapidly ensure that quality education has continuity as much as is feasible based on available resources and the existing school calendar. In many countries, this includes an increasing shift to online learning using both synchronized and non-synchronized methods to maintain the same basic curriculum and learning objectives, while in contexts with low or no technology it may focus on alternative learning arrangements supported by different technologies, print, and innovative teacher-parent-community arrangements. The webinar aims at sharing information about how governments are supporting teachers and educators to continue to provide quality education to overcome COVID-19 related school closures.

46 Ideas: How To Teach Online @TeacherToolkit In 2010, Ross Morrison McGill founded @TeacherToolkit from a simple Twitter account through which he rapidly became the 'most followed teacher on social media in the UK'. In 2015, he was nominated as one of the '500 Most Influential People in Britain' by The Sunday... Read more about @TeacherToolkit How can educators adapt to working online if they are forced to work away from the classroom/workplace?

75 digital tools and apps teachers can use to support formative assessment in the classroom There is no shortage of formative assessment strategies, techniques, and tools available to teachers who use formative instructional practice in their classrooms. Here is an extensive list of 75 digital tools, apps, and platforms that can help you and your students use formative assessment to elicit evidence of learning. We didn’t just add any old tool to this list.

How COVID-19 exposed challenges for technology in education School doors around the world have been closed for several months to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. During this crisis, we have seen an incredible amount of large-scale efforts to use technology in support of remote learning. At the same time, this crisis has exposed the challenges for technology in education, including many inequities starting at the lack of access to computers and the internet. 1,6 billion students in 194 countries were impacted by school closures The UNESCO numbers on school closures caused by COVID-19 illustrate the pandemic’s overwhelming impact on education throughout the world. At its peak, early April 2020, the nationwide closures of educational institutions were affecting over 91% of the global student population.

Planning Online Lessons - Centre for Teaching and Learning - Western University What are the components of a great lesson? Narration: Ask yourself, what are the components of a great lesson? What special things do you do in your lessons that help students learn or capture their attention? blogs.worldbank The next few weeks mark the beginning of the school year across the northern hemisphere. Per the World Bank School Closure data, (School Closures and Affected Students by country; a World Bank tracking tool) sixty-seven countries, almost half of them located in Europe and Central Asia, have reopened or are expecting to reopen schools by September. This year, the safety of students and teachers vis-a-vis the coronavirus (COVID-19) spread is top priority. This is according to countries who responded to the World Bank-UNESCO-UNICEF Survey on National Education Responses completed in June. Results indicate that over 95% of respondents were planning for the reopening of schools and as such, are also stepping up policies and interventions to avoid infection increases.