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Reimagining School. How some virtual models have gone from good to great.

Reimagining School. How some virtual models have gone from good to great.

As teachers and administrators continue to scramble with a plan for the fall 2020 semester, it’s looking more and more likely that the virtualized, at-home learning implemented at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic is here for the foreseeable future in many districts. Countless parents across the globe worked valiantly to make this form of...

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What are Learning Pods?

What are Learning Pods?

In a traditional public school setting (or any large classroom-type setting), very often teachers or instructors will break up the larger group into smaller groups. But why? The answer is simple: it’s about collaboration, sharing ideas, teamwork, and, well, overall engagement. The question is rhetorical as the vast majority of traditional K–12 educated people are...