31 Month: April 2020 (page 2 of 3)

How Open Education can Help us Deal with the Lockdown – Polish Perspective

Almost immediately after the decision of schools closure has been announced, the Polish environment promoting open education was mobilized to step in. Actions taken include not only sharing…

Ontario: Learning Together at Home Podcast

This podcast series produced with support from VoicEd Radio features the voices of Ontario educators sharing their strategies for teaching and maintaining student learning during the COVID-19 school…

Teaching Digital Storytelling in the Time of Coronavirus

Digital Artists and teacher Matt Subieta describes his approach for teaching digital storytelling for the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology. Matt Subieta, wykładowca PJATK na kierunku grafika na…

Teaching Art in a Time of Social Isolation – Land Art

In this post from his blog Dolmen Project (Year Twelve) Confessions of a “Guerilla Artist”, Don Urness describes his approach to creating a hands on art activity his…

Online Art & Design Studio Instruction in the Age of “Social Distancing” (Facebook Group)

An active group asking for and sharing of activity ideas, lessons for teaching art during COVID-19. A few examples being shared:     Location: Facebook. It’s the size…

Schools and universities are closed – how do you cope? UNESCO #LearningNeverStops

Great ideas happen in multiple places, correct? UNESCO has been collecting written and video testimonials from students and teachers around the world on how they are coping with…

Comics in Crisis

Graphic novelist Declan Miller has created this site include short video “how tos” and collection of resources to teach others how to create comics. Making art is fantastic…

PhET Interactive Simulations

Remote Learning with PhET Simulations (New Features Available)

Remote Learning with PhET Simulations We are excited to announce several new features to support our teacher community in these unprecedented times. Find and share PhET lessons, now…

Student Narration of Winning Open Textbook Now Available.

A beta version of a year-long audio OER project is now available.  SUNY Geneseo communications professor Lee Pierce gave her students an assignment to record audio of themselves…

Zoom with Faculty

Student OER Specialists Help Faculty Remotely

At Scottsdale Community College (SCC), we had just hired our two Student OER Specialists before spring break in early March.  Due to the virus outbreak, the decision was…

Student laptops

Library Expands Support for Students & Faculty

While the College of DuPage observes distance learning, library staff enhanced its existing online operation to include evenings and weekends. Staff is available in real-time online throughout the…

Student Using Chromebook

Laptop Loan Program Launched As Instruction Goes Online

Bakerfield College conducted a survey last month to determine the technology needs of their students.  Finding that 10% of students do not have adequate off-campus internet access and…