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Dr. Nancy Sulla speaks on Engaging Students in a Hybrid Learning Environment

Dr. Nancy Sulla spoke on August, 4 2020 with Chris Leonard, Director of Operations at Sage Thrive, for his podcast, “Conversations About Student Mental Health”. Chris and Nancy discussed engaging students in a Hybrid Learning Environment and how it can help students struggling with mental health issues. Nancy and Chris covered several aspects of how […]

School = Socialization

Let’s face it, school provides students with two invaluable benefits: academic growth and socialization. With students thrust into learning from home in spring 2020, both of those expected outcomes of school suffered. Now we have to face a new reality. On the days when students are in school: Teachers expect to “teach” their students all […]

Hybrid Learning Environments: The Instructional Trajectory

The shift to hybrid learning environments brings with it some different responsibilities for teachers. Whereas when all the students are in the room, you can “swoop in” to clarify or redirect, you can “go with the flow” and adjust your plans on the spot, and you don’t have to anticipate as much as react … […]

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 […]