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Carrie Gentner, IDE Consultant and Coordinator of Digital Content, Awarded Ph.D.

IDE Corp. is pleased to announce that Carrie Gentner, IDE Consultant and Coordinator of Digital Content, has been awarded a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of South Florida. Dr. Gentner’s dissertation is titled “Problematizing Florida’s Extended Reading Time Policy: A Critical Investigation of Place, Demographics, and Curricula.” Her research explores […]

Hybrid Instructional Activities

While there is certainly a place in a hybrid learning environment for face-to-face (in-person or remote) instruction, a large part of a student’s day when working from home or school needs to involve engaging in tackling instructional activities. For the greatest results, start with thinking through how we learn and selecting activities to support that. […]

Anchoring the Learning

We all learn best when we are motivated to learn, and the intrinsic motivation of interest, pride, and “felt need” works much better than the extrinsic motivation of rewards, peer pressure, and fear! When students alternate between learning in school and learning remotely at home, how can educators ensure an “Atmosphere of Continual Motivation” to […]