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Home-Based Learning v. Homeschooling: There Is a Difference!

by guest blogger, Dr. Carrie L. Gentner, Coordinator of Digital Content, IDE Corp. As a working mom, I empathize with parents trying to come to terms with the challenges our children will face this school year. My children’s school district decided to begin the year with remote learning for all students. Social media was soon […]

Five Types of Videos Teachers Can Use to Rock Remote or Hybrid Learning!

What is one of the big challenges of students working remotely? Access to the teacher’s high-quality instruction and guidance. What is one of the ways students engage with information in their world today? Video! Simply put, teachers need to “clone themselves” so that students have access to their voice, expertise, knowledge, and wisdom so they […]

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 […]

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 […]