EdTech News – May

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This is already my third blog on EdTech News in times of Covid-19 and it certainly won’t be the last. We’re all trying to adapt to this new way of learning at home, in socially distanced classrooms, online using apps and video conferencing tools or perhaps it’s a blend of different options. It’s definitely a learning curve for all of us. 

This first EdTech News article says that now is the time to gather crucial information and data so that we can really test whether this giant EdTech experiment works and uncover what is needed for the future.

It’s not the only article I found this month that refers to this period as an experiment. In this article, you can read which edtech apps have been downloaded the most and how this could change education forever. 

One of the main concerns for children especially is Social Emotional Learning is how do we ensure that no one feels left out and alone. 

And also, how as a teacher you can engage students through online learning. A Finnish education expert shares some useful tips.

The lockdown is slowly starting to ease in some countries and schools are starting to re-open for primary school students at least. It will be interesting to read what the experts have to say on this next phase. 

Stay safe and healthy.

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Published on: May 7, 2020

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