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Qatar March workshop: empowering students, teachers and parents with digital technology for learning

A few years ago, the Qatar Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MOEHE) adopted an initiative, Qeducation, to develop educational curricula with a particular focus on competency-based learning d...

Five Big Wow Moments From Bett 2023

After the past few years of remote gathering, it was an incredible experience to be at BETT 2023 with K-12 educators in-person discussing their learning goals and challenges, demonstrating the CYPHER ...

5 Strategies to Boost Your Student’s Confidence in the Online Classroom

Throughout much of 2020 and beyond, online learning became the norm in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. While most schools across the country are back to in-person instruction, there are still some fac...

4 Virtual tools and programs to remotely engage students

As a result of the pandemic, many schools and universities transitioned students to remote learning. Unlike in a traditional classroom, the instructor and students are not together in the same physica...

5 Unconventional teaching methods to try out in 2023

Sometimes we need to make some changes in our classroom spaces and the instructional strategies and tools we use. There are so many ways to create more authentic and meaningful learning opportunities ...

Helping new students thrive through online learning

In the past decade, remote learning environments have become increasingly popular. They've lent beneficial and productive assistance to thousands of students that would have otherwise faced challenges...

How does online learning support non-traditional students?

Learning management systems (LMS) have many purposes and uses, but the main one should be to support all students on their learning journey. However, often the thought that goes into the LMS is around...

6 Most effective reteaching strategies for the post-pandemic classroom

Over the last two years, there have been a lot of discussions regarding the impact of school closures and transitioning learning environments. This is especially true for learning loss in the aftermat...

How to save time and make the most out of the LMS gradebook

It’s a well-known fact that teachers love to teach, but that doesn’t mean they like everything about their job. I’m speaking for myself and maybe you can resonate with my dislike for grading. Don’t ge...

Why representation matters: Creating inclusive learning experiences

As educators prepare their classrooms each day to create the best experiences for students, they pay close attention to every little detail to make sure their classroom feels inviting and welcoming. H...

How to use the LMS for a smooth student onboarding process

First impressions matter. The first encounter, the student onboarding process, between the student and college, sets the tone for the future relationship. When it goes wrong, it can contribute to stud...

What does Web3 in Education mean for the future of teaching and learning?

Over the past year, we have been learning a lot of new terms when it comes to technology. Some examples are blockchain, cryptocurrency, the metaverse, and NFTs to name a few. These come in addition to...

5 Interesting ways to teach soft skills to online students

Students don’t go to school just to learn long division and the purpose of mitochondria —they also learn vital soft skills that serve them well as adults for the rest of their lives. However, teaching...

10 Amazing ideas for celebrating World Teachers' Day 2022

Adopted after the 1966 International Labor Organization and UNESCO's Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, World Teachers' Day 2022 is celebrated on the 5th of October and emphasizes teach...

Success Story: Securing Academic Integrity with CYPHER and Turnitin

The axiom “less is more” is confirmed daily in our Information Age. In education, the abundance of novel tools, opportunities, and concepts runs the risk of overburdening already stretched teachers an...

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