Positiva känslor främjar lärandet

God kommunikation har alltid varit kännetecken för att skapa en positiv inlärningsmiljö. Det skapar starkare och mer tillitsfulla relationer mellan lärare och elever. Att “ses och höras” av läraren kan inspirera eleverna att vilja engagera sig mer i inlärningsprocessen. I dagens nya normala, där skolan även måste vara tillgänglig för fjärrundervisning, kan det vara mer […]

School Closures ― Remote Learning helps students to stay on track

“The number one antidote to fear is preparation.” ― Don Hutson While the threat of a pandemic is certainly a timely reason for every school to consider options for distance learning, having this capability is key to building resilience for schools in general. Whether for entire schools, as in the case of weather or health-related […]

Shifting culture toward a growth mindset orientation

The idea of “growth mindset” began in the world of education and is now a rapidly emerging trend in the corporate world, as companies embrace its tenets as a way to foster innovation and build a resilient, learning-oriented company culture. The concept was first introduced by Stanford University researcher Carol Dweck, whose pioneering research demonstrated […]

A complete digital toolbox together with Office 365

We’re busy getting ready to travel to The Bett Show in London, UK from January 25-27, 2020. Bett is the first major education technology industry show of the year, bringing together the top companies, schools and influencers for three intensive days of education and networking. We’ll be exhibiting at the Norwegian Classroom (stand SS32 ) […]

A look at standards-based assessment vs. traditional grading

It’s difficult for parents and students to understand much of the terminology that’s used in the classroom today when it comes to grading. Rubrics, proficiency grading, learning targets, and formative assessments are just some of the terms used by teachers today. Parents are interested in knowing how their child is doing in school, how they […]

Opening the lines of communication between teachers and parents

Technology has become pervasive throughout society. It’s hard to imagine walking through a store or restaurant and not see most people looking at their phones. You can argue the merits of having so much technology at our fingertips, but for teachers, new forms of technology have changed the education experience for both students and parents. […]

Skooler integration makes Microsoft Teams powerful for education

Microsoft Teams just got better for education with the Skooler integration. With these two tools combined we are looking at a fully-fledged LMS and collaboration tool with an improved workflow. It even has its own bot. The Norwegian tech startup Skooler, with its app integration for Microsoft Teams,  seem to give teachers and school leaders, […]