Don’t miss Luisa Canuto’s engaging talk — “Creating an Environment for Deeper Online Learning: Building and Maintaining Community and Social Presence” — on how to foster positive social interactions with online learning activities.
CLWB registration for CASLT and BCATML members is an all-time low $125, so register now.
The preliminary schedule and the agenda are now available. CASLT’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Networking Day will be held online on Friday, September 25, 2020, 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm EST. Invitations and registration coming soon.
By Erick Herrmann
When people think of teaching, they may think of an expert, or teacher, imparting information to a novice, or student. For some, the term may conjure images of a person at the front of the room talking and sharing information, or “filling the brains” of people with new information. While this is indeed a portion of teaching, and is a part of explicit instruction, it does not embody everything that explicit instruction entails.
With summer activities canceled and social distancing the order of the day, kids are probably getting more screen time than most parents find reasonable. Since school reopenings will be delayed in many parts of the world, this state of affairs is likely to continue for a while. Looking for a silver lining, one wonders whether there is any potential upside to this situation. It turns out that when it comes to passive screen time for non-educational programs, the answer depends on the language.