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4 Edtech Tips for Teaching Virtually

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced the transition of K-12 instruction from physical classrooms into remote settings, teachers got a crash course in virtual teaching. The transition was anything but easy, but teachers—and students, families, and administrators—persevered.   And for some teachers,

1:1 Post-Pandemic: Now What?

1:1 Post-Pandemic: Now What? As part two of our webinar roundtable series, we continue our conversation with Dr. Christopher Harrington and Elizabeth LeBlanc; now joined by Lauren Speiser, National Board-certified Kindergarten teacher; and Nicole Allien, former teacher and current instructional

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The Post-COVID Paradigm: Integrating the Things that Worked

The emergency shift to remote learning, due to school closures in response to COVID-19, forced districts to use tech to support online learning in ways, and in the immediacy, they never thought possible.   Now a year later, Lightspeed Systems had the opportunity to meet with Steven Langford, Chief Information Officer for the Beaverton School District

EdTech and Instruction Post-Pandemic

EdTech and Instruction Post-Pandemic Dr. Christopher Harrington and Elizabeth Leblanc from the Institute for Teaching and Leading, and Lightspeed Systems, discuss instruction and educational technology in hybrid or remote learning models as students return to in-person learning in the fall

Returning to Normal: What “Back to School” Really Means

Returning to Normal: What “Back to School” Really Means With the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting shutdowns, schools and districts scrambled to adapt to a monumental, nationwide crisis. Now, a year later, many schools are reopening their doors, and need

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The Case for Keeping Remote or Hybrid Learning Options

As we emerge from the pandemic, some students—and some parents, for that matter—may have recognized the potential positives that remote or hybrid learning models have to offer during the course of the pandemic. Students with chronic health issues; children with social or

The Most Essential Tools for Remote and Hybrid Learning Environments

The Most Essential Tools for Remote and Hybrid Learning Environments Learn how you can improve your current remote or hybrid learning tech stack, in addition to getting valuable information on enhancing professional development with new systems and technologies. In this

How to Increase the Efficacy of Your Synchronous/Asynchronous Learning Environment

How to Increase the Efficacy of Your Synchronous/Asynchronous Learning Environment Maintaining learning continuity during extended school closures is critical for districts that have implemented fully remote or hybrid learning environments. Dr. Christopher Harrington, an expert in K-12 education technology and

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Online Learning’s Impact on K-12 Students’ Mental Health

When schools turned to online learning options during the COVID-19 pandemic, educators, psychologists, and experts in student health and wellness began to express concern that the lack of in-person, face-to-face interaction with teachers and peers would increase student stress and

KSTU TV Salt Lake City: With more remote learning taking place, how you can be sure students are staying safe online

To help parents and schools best combat student safety during remote learning, former Detective Rich Wistocki, provides his expert insight on the potential threats to online student safety. Detective Wistocki shares how AI-powered Lightspeed Systems® solutions provide the technology to