MA or B.Ed: What’s the best option after a BA degree?

 Summary Many students find themselves at a crossroads after completing a BA degree, confused about whether to go for a postgraduate programme or a professional degree MA and B.Ed are the most popular degrees that students consider after completing a bachelor’s degree in the Arts Have you recently finished your graduation with a Bachelor’s degree … Read more

Digital learning management systems

CenturyTech — Personal learning pathways with micro-lessons to address gaps in knowledge, challenge students and promote long-term memory retention. ClassDojo — Connects teachers with students and parents to build classroom communities. Edmodo — Tools and resources to manage classrooms and engage students remotely, offering a variety of languages. Edraak — Arabic language online education with resources for school learners … Read more

External repositories of distance learning solutions

Brookings — A catalogue of nearly 3,000 learning innovations. Not all of them are distance learning solutions, but many of them offer digital education content. Common Sense Education — Tips and tools to support school closures and transitions to online and at-home learning. Commonweatlh of Learning — List of resources for policymakers, school and college administrators, teachers, parents … Read more

Tools for teachers to create of digital learning content

Thinglink — Tools to create interactive images, videos and other multimedia resources. Buncee — Supports the creation and sharing visual representations of learning content, including media-rich lessons, reports, newsletters and presentations. EdPuzzle — Video lesson creation software. EduCaixa — Courses in Spanish language to help teachers develop the skills and competencies of learners in areas such as communication, entrepreneurship, … Read more

Collaboration platforms that support live-video communication

Dingtalk — Communication platform that supports video conferencing, task and calendar management, attendance tracking and instant messaging. Lark — Collaboration suite of interconnected tools, including chat, calendar, creation and cloud storage, in Japanese, Korean, Italian and English Hangouts Meet — Video calls integrated with other Google’s G-Suite tools. Teams — Chat, meet, call and collaboration features integrated with Microsoft … Read more

Mobile reading applications

African Storybook — Open access to picture storybooks in 189 African languages. Biblioteca Digital del Instituto Latinoamericano de la Comunicación Educativa — Offers free access to Spanish language works and book collections for students and teaching staff in schools and universities Global Digital Library — Digital storybooks and other reading materials easily accessible from mobile phones or computers. … Read more

Self-directed learning content

ABRA — Selection of 33 game-like activities in English and in French to promote reading comprehension and writing skills of early readers. British Council — English language learning resources, including games, reading, writing and listening exercises. Byju’s — Learning application with large repositories of educational content tailored for different grades and learning levels. Code It — Helps children learn basic programming concepts through … Read more

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Platforms

Alison — Online courses from experts, available in English, French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese Canvas Network — Course catalogue accessible for free for teachers in order to support lifelong learning and professional development. Coursera — Online courses taught by instructors from well-recognized universities and companies. European Schoolnet Academy — Free online professional development courses for teachers in English, … Read more

Educational Applications, Platform, and Resources

The list of educational applications, platforms and resources below aim to help parents, teachers, schools and school administrators facilitate student learning and provide social care and interaction during periods of school closure. Most of the solutions curated are free and many cater to multiple languages. While these solutions do not carry my explicit endorsement, they … Read more

Educational Application

The list of educational applications, platforms and resources below aim to help parents, teachers, schools and school administrators facilitate student learning and provide social care and interaction during periods of school closure. Most of the solutions curated are free and many cater to multiple languages. While these solutions do not carry my explicit endorsement, they … Read more