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June 22nd
 by Donna Lee Fields
Fostering the affective domain during times of crisis
Classroom Ideas / Teaching Methodology /

During the pandemic of 2020, teachers all over the world had to prioritise their choices in order to be able to connect with their students. In this blog we will look at the conclusions they reached and how, after deep reflection, their students’ emotional well-being was determined to be most important of all.

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June 8th
 by Donna Lee Fields
The effects of the loss of school time during the Covid-19 crisis
Classroom Ideas / Teaching Methodology / Digital Teaching /

This blog post will explore some of the long-term effects of the loss of school time for students. We will also share the studies done during the pandemic and how educators all over the world coped with the drastic scholastic changes we all lived through.

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May 25th
 by Donna Lee Fields
Using the growth mentality to strengthen the affective domain
Classroom Ideas / Teaching Methodology / Digital Teaching /

In this blog, we will look at the growth mindset and explore how simple positive phrases can strengthen the affective domain. If we model the growth mindset, we can help our students to more automatically see positives instead of negatives in every challenging situation.

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May 12th
 by Russell Stannard
Maintaining personal contact with students in distance learning
Classroom Ideas / Digital Teaching /

Distance learning has many challenges, one very important one being the reduced amount of information that we usually receive from students from their body language. In this blog, we’ll share ways that we can compensate for this difference when we are teaching online, and maintain continuous assessment with our students.

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