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Personal and Professional Writing through Learningbyts Blog Learning Byts is an educational consultant firm, focusing on tutoring for K-8 students, online classes, computer tutoring for adults, and teaching students to write.

As the author of two books, the CEO encourages students to put details in their writing thus expanding their writing skills. In addition, the CEO has done research on online learning and its potential advantages and pitfalls. Check out the learningbyts website @ http://www.learningbyts.net/LBConsultants/ for more details.

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Moving Beyond The 2020 Election………………. 04/09/2021

Moving Beyond The 2020 Election……………….

Looking back at my post written BEFORE the 2020 election, it's hard to remember the angst and worry of that time. There was a collective sigh of relief from 60% of the nation when Biden finally won. However, Trump never conceded defeat, and dragged the country through 2-3 months and 50+ lawsuits across the country, trying to prove that the election was "stolen"....

Moving Beyond The 2020 Election………………. Looking back at my post written BEFORE the 2020 election, it’s hard to remember the angst and worry of that time. There was a collective sigh of relief from 60% of the nation when Biden final…

What Will Schools Look Like in the Future? 02/28/2021

What Will Schools Look Like in the Future?

What Will Schools Look Like in the Future? Everyone wants America’s education system to do better. Ex-Googler Max Ventilla has a radical idea for how to make it work more like a social network. Ventil...

Teaching Students to Self-Advocate During Distance Learning 02/14/2021

Teaching Students to Self-Advocate During Distance Learning

Teaching Students to Self-Advocate During Distance Learning Teachers are finding ways to gauge students’ understanding of lessons this year, and guiding them to ask for help is a crucial piece of the puzzle.

teacherinastrangeland.blog 01/30/2021

Why It’s Time to Get Rid of Snow Days

Part of the Pardigm shift due to the pandemic experiences? Maybe..... https://teacherinastrangeland.blog/2021/01/29/why-its-time-to-get-rid-of-snow-days/?fbclid=IwAR3pTjRPkkVG7oTFMcL-BhtrzEUvx3SQSr0wlnqMYi_qEri38AR3xFdHDOs😎

teacherinastrangeland.blog Several years ago, I was on the dais at the annual meeting of the Michigan Association of School Administrators—the superintendents—in Dearborn, Michigan. I was there as token teacher, making a few…

edutopia.org 01/04/2021

Using Gamification to Increase Engagement During Hybrid Learning

edutopia.org Games that take students on a quest can invigorate social studies and strengthen bonds among learners.

edutopia.org 12/20/2020

The 10 Most Significant Education Studies of 2020

https://www.edutopia.org/article/10-most-significant-education-studies-2020

edutopia.org We reviewed hundreds of educational studies in 2020 and then highlighted 10 of the most significant—covering topics from virtual learning to the reading wars and the decline of standardized tests.

tomorrow.org 12/20/2020

Project Tomorrow | Speak Up

FYI for my teacher colleagues - SpeakUp.org has been studying digital learning for more than a decade and reports to Congress on its findings..... You may want to involve your school or distict in its yearly surveys, particularly with this past year's experiences. https://tomorrow.org/speakup/2020-90-Days-That-Changed-K-12-Teaching-Learning.html

tomorrow.org "The 90 days of change led to teachers rising to meet the challenge presented by the pandemic. We saw teachers coupling creativity with technology to foster student learning during this time. However, the experience of Spring 2020 cannot be merely an experiment. It must be the beginning of an evolut...

edutopia.org 12/19/2020

Rethinking Homework for This Year—and Beyond

edutopia.org A schoolwide effort to reduce homework has led to a renewed focus on ensuring that all work assigned really aids students’ learning.

learningbyts.net 12/13/2020

Life as an Agent of Change

I came to a realization this morning! As I drifted out of sleep, I realized that the dream version of me was dealing with a situation similar to what I had faced my whole career. In my dream, I had quietly gone on doing things my boss (always cute and younger than me, and sometimes male) didn't even realize I was doing....

https://learningbyts.net/WordPressBlog/life-as-an-agent-of-change/

learningbyts.net I came to a realization this morning! As I drifted out of sleep, I realized that the dream version of me was dealing with a situation similar to what I had faced my whole career. In my dream, I had…

techlearninguniversity.com 11/16/2020

How Remote Learning Is Affecting the Future of Classroom Design

techlearninguniversity.com Classroom design has been forced to adapt to the needs of remote learners and hybrid teaching approaches

learningbyts.net 11/15/2020

Education Prediction – from 2004 to 2020

The Look and Feel of Schools in the Next Decade Morse Code of the Millenium – Term Paper: Will DSL & Wireless Computing Redesign Schools of theFuture: The Look and Feel of Schools in the Next Decade An Excerpt taken from a paper written as An assignment submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirementsfor the class DCTE 740…...

http://learningbyts.net/WordPressBlog/education-prediction-from-2004-to-2020/

learningbyts.net The Look and Feel of Schools in the Next Decade Morse Code of the Millenium – Term Paper: Will DSL & Wireless Computing Redesign Schools of theFuture: The Look and Feel of Schools in the Next D…

techlearning.com 11/11/2020

What is Edmodo and How Does It Work?

Be sure to check out the article I wrote about how this source was utilized between teachers in my sister schools and my classes in Harford County Public Schools earning a Curriculum Award. This article was published in Tech & Learning in 2014. (@ https://www.learningandleading-digital.com/learning_leading/march_april_2014?search_term=Honing%20the%20Skills%20&doc_id=-1&search_term=Honing%20the%20Skills&pg=24#pg24)

techlearning.com Edmodo is a digital network aimed at helping K-12 schools and teachers communicate and collaborate better

techlearning.com 11/11/2020

10 Sites for Online Educational Tutorials

techlearning.com These websites, many of them free, are some of the best around for learning any topic.

techlearning.com 11/11/2020

Best ClassDojo Tips and Tricks for Teachers

techlearning.com Get the best out of ClassDojo as a teacher with these helpful tips and tricks.

learningpolicyinstitute.org 11/09/2020

Linda Darling-Hammond

Awesome - Linda Darling-Hammond to lead Education Transition Team. Finally a real educator!

learningpolicyinstitute.org Linda Darling-Hammond, President and CEO, is the Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education Emeritus at Stanford University

learningbyts.net 11/01/2020

And as the 2020 Election Approaches….

As election day 2020 nears, reflections on how Trump did as a President abound in the news media and social media. It's been a real growing time for our country. Not so much for Donald Trump. Photo by Element5 Digital on Pexels.com In the beginning of his presidency, I kept hoping that he would learn the ins and outs of diplomacy, statesmanship, empathy, and respect for his fellow man even if they were not his equal. [ 527 more words ]

http://learningbyts.net/WordPressBlog/and-as-the-2020-election-approaches/

learningbyts.net As election day 2020 nears, reflections on how Trump did as a President abound in the news media and social media. It’s been a real growing time for our country. Not so much for Donald Trump.…

apu.edu 10/31/2020

5 Tips for Creating Top Virtual Classrooms from K-12 Educator Influencers

https://www.apu.edu/articles/5-tips-for-creating-top-virtual-classrooms-from-educator-influencers/

apu.edu Connecting with your students online this year? These top educator influencers shared tips their fellow educators can apply in their virtual classrooms.​

techlearning.com 10/19/2020

How to Manage a Hybrid Classroom

techlearning.com Strategies for hybrid classroom teachers who are trying to simultaneously balance face-to-face and virtual students

edutopia.org 10/12/2020

How to Maslow Before Bloom, All Day Long

https://www.edutopia.org/article/how-maslow-bloom-all-day-long?fbclid=IwAR0Kq9ALeAdAw6Hm13wpUhweg_v_R3FNQywPSRGmMT5Y52roFNL9ga_ItNY

edutopia.org Morning meetings are a good place to start, but what you really need is a toolkit of strategies to meet your students’ social and emotional needs all day long.

issuu.com 10/08/2020

Tech & Learning.com - STEM and Emerging Tech - October 2020

Latest edition of Tech & Learning focuses on ideas for remote teaching, .... particularly Science and Stem. Hope this helps!

issuu.com Tech & Learning.com - STEM and Emerging Tech - October 2020

08/30/2020

Dyslexia Ideas

A game changer for many 👍

al-fanarmedia.org 08/22/2020

Sorry, Not Sorry: Online Teaching Is Here to Stay - Al-Fanar Media

Mostly tips for Higher Ed... but ideas like learning vocabulary and taking quizzes online can be adapted to make life in the K-12 environment easier.

al-fanarmedia.org Four reasons you should join the online teaching movement and spend some time this summer polishing your digital skills.

cultofpedagogy.com 07/14/2020

9 Ways Online Teaching Should be Different from Face-to-Face

cultofpedagogy.com What shifts do we need to make in our face-to-face teaching practices to make the most of online learning? What can stay exactly the same?

edutopia.org 07/03/2020

How to Improve Distance Learning for Students With IEPs

edutopia.org Strategies for parental involvement and synchronous and asynchronous activities can help students with individualized education programs.

edutopia.org 06/29/2020

Using Morning Messages to Start the Day in Distance Learning

edutopia.org The morning message is a popular way to help elementary students transition into school—and it can be adapted for home learning.

edutopia.org 06/29/2020

Adapting Science Lessons for Distance Learning

edutopia.org With a little creativity, students can still take part in science experiments and discussions while learning at home.

learningbyts.net 06/22/2020

Passing the baton …… a teacher’s legacy – LearningByts Blog

learningbyts.net Passing the baton …… a teacher’s legacy by cybrscrybe · Published May 9, 2014 · Updated June 21, 2020 Thursday, May 09, 2014 8:30 AM As a retiring teacher, I’ve recently “reflected” deeply about my 40+ year career in education, what I’ve learned over the years, and what yet needs to ...

edutopia.org 06/10/2020

Getting Ready to Teach Next Year

edutopia.org There’s a lot of uncertainty about the 2020–21 school year, but planning for a mix of remote and in-person instruction will help educators be ready.

edutopia.org 05/31/2020

Distance Learning Strategies to Bring Back to the Classroom

edutopia.org When schools closed, teachers were forced to get creative—and they’ve learned things they can use when they’re back at school.

districtadministration.com 05/28/2020

What students need now: Custom learning pathways

Individualized Learning Plans....... here they come!

https://districtadministration.com/what-we-need-now-custom-learning-pathways/?fbclid=IwAR0xjm0op9UlsFk0SHKPmP620cB6GhhRTxFVkhPOT5TzWGxU00iYorty6UI

districtadministration.com As we look toward reopening schools, it's not just time for addressing an unprecedented learning loss crisis. It's time for laying a policy foundation to enable schools to provide students w

edsurge.com 05/20/2020

How Long Should a Remote School Day Be? There’s No Consensus - EdSurge News

https://www.edsurge.com/news/2020-05-04-how-long-should-a-remote-school-day-be-there-s-no-consensus From Ed Surge

edsurge.com Each week, Ann Vinson ticks off the items one-by-one on the voluminous remote learning checklist her school requires. First, she schedules two class ...

edsurge.com 05/18/2020

Photos: This Is What Educators’ COVID-19 ‘Classrooms’ Look Like - EdSurge News

https://www.edsurge.com/news/2020-05-13-photos-this-is-what-educators-covid-19-classrooms-look-like

edsurge.com At first the closures seemed short-term, maybe a few weeks at most. Many teachers posted up at their kitchen tables or logged on from their couches—a ...

05/01/2020

Tech & Learning Magazine

Covering the revolution of technology in education for 40 years, Tech & Learning publishes the most relevant news, stories, and analysis. We offer a platform where our community of educators and administrators can share ideas to help them create learning

edutopia.org 04/25/2020

Why Are Some Kids Thriving During Remote Learning?

edutopia.org Though remote learning has brought many challenges, some students seem to be thriving in the new circumstances. What can we learn from them?

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DSU Criminal Justice Club DSU Criminal Justice Club
1200 N Dupont Hwy
Dover, 19901

We are the current office of the Delaware State University Criminal Justice Club of the 2011-2012 school year, site is still under construction.

Wesley College Psychology Wesley College Psychology
120 N State St
Dover, 19901

The purpose of this page is to inform club members and other students about events and provide a space to share ideas and geek out about psychology.

Maalbass Music Academy, Inc. Maalbass Music Academy, Inc.
Dover, 19903

Music Education! Bass, Guitar, Piano, & more! Full Curriculum! All levels! Music Theory! Music History! Technique Specified Sessions! Much more!

Veterans Inspiring Progress - VIP - Delaware Tech Veterans Inspiring Progress - VIP - Delaware Tech
100 Campus Dr
Dover, 19903

Veterans Inspiring Progress is a student veteran organization that provides student veterans and service members with support, resources and advocacy.

DancEnergy DancEnergy
5099 N Dupont Hwy.
Dover, 19901

Dance and fitness for kids and adults. Hip Hop, Contemporary, Ballet, Jazz, BALLROOM and ZUMBA!

Her Campus at DESU Her Campus at DESU
1200 N Dupont Hwy
Dover, 19901

http://www.hercampus.com/desu

Peterson's Positive Pups Peterson's Positive Pups
Dover, 19904-5535

Peterson's Positive Pups is all about the fun of working with our companion animals - from dogs and cats to horses and Guinea pigs - to sharing other great pages, news of our upcoming classes and evaluations, congratulation to our students and more.

Miss Myra's Music Class and More Miss Myra's Music Class and More
4904 S Dupont Hwy
Dover, 19901

This is a class for 8 month olds to toddlers/pre school ages, promoting music appreciation and development of young minds. Held at 10:30 a.m each Thursday!

Wesley College Alumni Wesley College Alumni
120 North State Street
Dover, 19901

Connecting and cultivating relationships with Wesley College alumni. Visit us at alumni.wesley.edu

Delaware Technical Community College Delaware Technical Community College
21179 College Dr
Dover

Capital School District Nutrition Services Capital School District Nutrition Services
198 Commerce Way
Dover, 19904

The Vision of the Capital School District is “Educational Excellence Today for a Changing Tomorrow”

National School of Theology National School of Theology
1229 Main St
Dover, 19901

over 200 courses for any and every one, Very affordable and accreditation through CFI ACCREDITATION, Get credit for life history and church experience