Research undertaken by GroupTogether, an online platform for collecting money for group gifts, found that 53 per cent of parents feel “much more grateful” for teachers, whereas a mere 15 per cent of teachers feel “considerably more appreciated”. Read more
How should you shoot and edit lessons for students to access online?
Eddie Woo offers a guide to the “recipe” used when making videos for YouTube, the techniques he’s learned to use over the years when filming classes.
Let’s set the record straight. Despite what ill-informed parts of the media portrayed as ‘home learning’ being the norm at the end of Term 1 and beginning of Term 2 in most states and territories, it was most certainly not the case. Schools were still open in most cases, some students of both essential workers and other parents were still in attendance, and ‘online learning’ was in fact the norm. Although some parents were able to play a more active role in the learning of their children, behind the scenes, teachers and diversity supports were hard at work maintaining relationships to ensure the continued learning of the students in their care. Read more
Research from RMIT shows emojis can help students accept online feedback and motivate them to do better during home-schooling. Read more
The Victorian government is encouraging principals, teachers, parents, and students to have their say on remote and flexible learning, to gain insights into how the education system can be improved from this unprecedented experience. Read more
An additional 21,000 internet dongles will be delivered to Victorian students following an agreement between the Victorian Government and Telstra.