Ascent | July 16, 2020
Ascent Funding, LLC (Ascent Student Loans and Skills Fund), an award-winning education finance company, announced today's launch of a new $1,000 monthly, no-essay scholarship opportunity for students focused on supporting social causes that motivate them. Students can enter on AscentStudentLoans/SocialCauseScholarship by sharing on social media how they influence positive social changes in their local community and beyond."Students are among the biggest demographic supporting social change movements by joining peaceful protests, signing petitions, making donations, showing up to the voting polls, and sharing resources on their social media platforms," said Kim McNealy, Chief Marketing Officer of Ascent. "Our students are showing up, and now it is time for us to do our part – promoting and rewarding the positive changes they want to see in the world."For Ascent's first monthly $1,000 social cause scholarship giveaway, students are asked to share a resource on one of their social media platforms to support the fight against racism. After the winner is randomly selected on August 15th, a new social cause scholarship task will launch. (You do not need to have an Ascent or Skills Fund loan to participate, but you must be 18+ and a U.S. citizen).
3wnews | June 03, 2020
The study also elaborates on growing futuristic opportunities in order to get a clear idea about global opportunities for the E-Learning courses sector. The report focuses on some significant questions faced by different stakeholders in the businesses. The study also address various risks and challenges faced by businesses during the forecast period. Furthermore, it emphasizes on drivers and restraints, impacting the progress of the E-Learning courses market. The current competitive scenario has also been studied by examining the market situations of global as well as domestic market. Finally, it also sheds light on manufacturers or service providers for a better understanding of the market.
Google | May 13, 2020
Colleges and universities are hoping to have teachers in the classroom while K-12 schools are considering a new approach due to the coronavirus.
The state of New York is working with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a plan for a hybrid approach for K-12 students.
Now is the time to master online education platforms and understand what the future may look like.
Almost every student around the world--from elementary school kids to college students to professionals focused on continuing education--has been learning from home since mid-March. As the current school year winds down, parents, teachers, and administrators are looking ahead to the next school year and trying to figure out what it will look like. Students and parents alike are hoping for a return to normal, but it's more likely that the 2020-2021 school year will be a mix of online and in-person sessions. According to a survey from the Chronicle of Higher Education, 73% of respondents are planning in-person instruction this fall. Fifteen percent are waiting to decide what to do, while 5% are considering a range of scenarios or proposing a hybrid model.
The state of New York is working with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a plan for a hybrid approach for K-12 students. Education extends outside the classroom and into the workforce. Toyota is bringing employees back to its Kentucky plant this week, but workers will be learning how to work under new social distancing guidelines for the first few days instead of running the production lines. If coronavirus cases spike again, the auto manufacturer may need to turn to online instruction in the future as the pandemic requires new adaptations.
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“Students and parents alike are hoping for a return to normal, but it's more likely that the 2020-2021 school year will be a mix of online and in-person sessions”.
Now is the time to master online education platforms and understand what the future may look like. These downloads from TechRepublic will give you the tools to master Google Classroom, video conferencing software, and think about how to use online education to advance your career.
Technology in education: The latest products and trends Just like work, travel, and entertainment, education has changed overnight due to the coronavirus lockdown.
“There are lots of options for distance learning--this roundup of tips and how-tos will help you navigate all of them from Google Classroom to Apple School Manager to Zoom”.
The familiar routine of carpool lines and bus rides have been replaced with logging on each morning to a digital classroom. This collection of articles explains how this shift is playing out and how you can adapt to this new approach to learning. You'll find advice on online platforms as well as ideas about how companies can design online training programs for employees. There are lots of options for distance learning--this roundup of tips and how-tos will help you navigate all of them from Google Classroom to Apple School Manager to Zoom. If you are in charge of corporate training at work, this guide will help you pick the best platform for live streaming your classes to your colleagues.
If this distance learning venue has become part of your daily routine, this guide can help you master the space. Your child will benefit from five tips that cover the basics. If you are setting up your own Google classroom, a how-to guide for configuring the administrator settings is a must-read. There's even some advice on how to incorporate Gradebook into the overall experience. Teachers have moved courses online as schools, colleges, and universities closed campuses due to the coronavirus pandemic. This switch tested many teachers’ capacity to adapt material and methods while at home—often with other family members—during the pandemic.
THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC EMPOWERS DISTANCE EDUCATION ON THE GLOBAL LEVEL