COVID-19 Resources for Students

We have gathered a list of resources and guidance about coronavirus to share with parent carers, children & young people and education, health and social care practitioners. This page will be kept under review and new resources added to the categories as they become available. We hope that you find this information useful. 10 Self-Compassion […]

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Effects of Technology on Classrooms and Students

Change in Student and Teacher Roles When students are using technology as a tool or a support for communicating with others, they are in an active role rather than the passive role of recipient of information transmitted by a teacher, textbook, or broadcast. The student is actively making choices about how to generate, obtain, manipulate, or display information. […]

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Copyright Services

Rapidly shifting your course from in-person to online There are a lot of pedagogical and technical issues that make the shift from in-person to online teaching challenging, but for once, copyright is not a big additional area of worry! Most of the legal issues are the same in both contexts. If it was okay to do in class, […]

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Milankovitch Cycles and Glaciation

The episodic nature of the Earth’s glacial and interglacial periods within the present Ice Age (the last couple of million years) have been caused primarily by cyclical changes in the Earth’s circumnavigation of the Sun. Variations in the Earth’s eccentricity, axial tilt, and precession comprise the three dominant cycles, collectively known as the Milankovitch Cycles […]

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Choose the Best Search for Your Education Need

I need to define my topic… I need to understand the scope of my topic Academic Info Subject Guides – Browse subject guides with descriptions of relevant sites I need to see related topics Google – Uncover buried sites using “related searches” Bing – Search for your topic, then drill down “related searches” I need to refine […]

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What, Why, and How To Implement a Flipped Classroom Model

What is a Flipped Classroom? Flipped classroom is a “pedagogical approach in which direct instruction moves from the group learning space to the individual learning space, and the resulting group space is transformed into a dynamic, interactive learning environment where the educator guides students as they apply concepts and engage creatively in the subject matter” […]

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