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9 Online Teaching Ideas to Increase Interactivity

Have you run out of ideas to engage students and to make online learning just as effective as face-to-face lessons? Is it becoming increasingly difficult to maintain the interest of your students in your course content? Are you starting to notice students’ lethargic reaction to your current online teaching strategy?  If you have been lecturing …

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Online teaching platforms for educators

5 Free Online Teaching Platforms for Educators

Online teaching platforms have been gaining popularity even before the current Covid-19 pandemic resulted in school disruptions and a shift towards online learning. These platforms serve as a hub that aggregates course materials, lecture videos, worksheets, discussion forums, and quizzes.  Anything that can be digitalised can be hosted on these platforms. By centralising course materials, …

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Online Brainstorming Tools for Students

5 Free Online Brainstorming Tools for Students

Have you been collaborating remotely while in isolation? If you are an educator, have you been issuing group projects to your students? The Covid-19 pandemic challenges students to communicate and cooperate even without meeting face-to-face.  This period has prompted re-assessments of work processes and questioned long-held assumptions that the ideation process must be done in …

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Differences between online whiteboard and interactive whiteboard

Are Online Whiteboards and Interactive Whiteboards Different?

Are there any differences between an online whiteboard and an interactive whiteboard? Is an online whiteboard not supposed to be interactive? Well, yes, and yes.  First introduced by SMART Technologies in 1991, an interactive whiteboard retains the idea of a physical whiteboard whereas an online whiteboard exists in browsers or as an application on mobile …

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5 Online Teaching Tools for Physical and Virtual Classrooms

Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic all over the world, economies have come to a standstill and schools have been ordered to close. Students and teachers had to make abrupt transitions to online learning, leveraging whatever resources they could to ensure that students’ learning experience is not compromised.  Even as authorities ease regulations and …

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