4-H Partners with Google to Promote STEM Education

| July 29, 2019

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We learn how a recent Google grant to National 4-H could help Oklahoma 4-H members continue to build leadership skills. SUNUP is a production of the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University. Copyright 2019, Oklahoma State University.

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Classroom Culture in an Age of Distance Learning

Article | April 9, 2020

In these times of uncertainty, students look to the adults in their life to provide a sense of comfort and stability even if they seem to be worry-free. While teachers and administrators quickly adapt curriculum and instruction to maintain a high quality of learning as schools around the world close, it’s important for us to remember that beyond academic growth, the classroom is a vital space for students to socialize and feel like they belong. Here are a few principles to keep in mind as we implement distance learning to make sure students still feel the strong sense of community we have worked so hard to build in our physical classrooms. Read on to learn how to put these principles into practice:

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Here we go again: Back to online learning in Fall 2020

Article | August 19, 2020

As many colleges and universities make the decision to offer online instruction in fall 2020 due to COVID-19, we’re quickly reminded of the Saturday Night Live (SNL) episode that aired during the spring commencement season. “Congratulations Class of 2020! You will now pay full price for your college experience at a University of Phoenix Online without the tech support,” joked Kate McKinnon. She was portraying the principal at a COVID-19 graduation at St. Mary Magdalene by the Expressway High School. Unfortunately, this skit from SNL wasn’t only humorous, it also reflected the reality for some. These people have been thrust into a version of remote teaching that, while developed with the best intentions of faculty and administrators, was more emergency triage than true online learning.

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Purple Mash Games Design Competition - Winners

Article | July 10, 2020

We are delighted to announce the winners of the Purple Mash Games Design Competition. We received over 8,200 entries in total across all three categories and across the 2Simple team we ensured each and every single game was played. Huge congratulations to Lara from Queen’s Park Academy for her game ‘Pets in Peril’. Our judging panel commented.

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Why Shawnee Mission Schools Chose Lightspeed Systems For Virtual Learning

Article | July 29, 2020

Like many districts and schools this summer, Kansas-based Shawnee Mission School District is making back to school plans and gearing up for the possibility of continued virtual learning. To prepare for their new normal, Shawnee Mission is adjusting their district calendar for more professional learning, installing sanitizing stations in schools, and purchasing a filtering solution to facilitate safe learning—on and off campus.

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Aplia, Inc. is an educational technology company that focuses on providing online interactive learning solutions that engage and prepare students for their courses. All Aplia learning solutions have automatically graded assignments that provide students with detailed explanations for every problem they complete. Aplia currently has learning solutions for several higher education subjects, including accounting, business communication, business statistics, developmental reading, economics, finance, with several other subjects coming in the near future. Aplia also has economics and accounting systems in use at high schools around the country.

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