10 Motivation Boosts for Teachers Working from Home

You’ve been focused on getting your students working. But what about you? Many teachers tell us here at Wacom that they find it difficult to get motivated when working remotely. Maybe you’re distracted by Netflix, a good book, or long lie-ins. Or are you struggling to balance the demands of your family? Perhaps you feel teaching is creeping into every part of your home life. Whatever’s stopping you from feeling engaged with ...

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5 Ways to Use Wacom Tablets to Support Lesson Planning

Remote teaching has had an enormous impact on planning. Your perfect lessons in the classroom may need altering or a complete overhaul. Using a Wacom tablet lets you annotate your existing planning, create virtual resources or start again from scratch. Let’s look at five simple ways you can use your pen tablet to help you plan successful lessons. 1: Annotating existing planning It’s rare to find a perfect ‘plug and play’ lesson without ...

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Choosing the Right Wacom Product as a Teacher

Choosing the Right Wacom Pen Tablet for Teaching As teachers adjust to distance learning, you may be exploring tools to make your lessons more effective. Using a pen tablet is a simple but powerful way to revolutionise the way you plan and deliver lessons and assess student progress. But choosing the right tablet can feel daunting with so many products on the market. Which is the most effective for teaching? For many ...

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7 Simple Ways to Keep Students Focused in Live Online Lessons

Teaching online live lessons are a great option for delivering learning with the familiar feel of the classroom. Students can work collaboratively, ask questions in real-time, and benefit from your explanations. It’s a good alternative to face-to-face teaching. But live lessons have their challenges. Keeping your students focused when they’re not in the same room requires ingenuity. How can you keep your students interested and engaged with so many distractions at ...

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The right inspiration for Online teaching, from the right person: a feature from Sal Khan

We have found an interesting example on the web about Online teaching and we want to share this with you: With more than 5.6 Mio. followers on his YouTube channel, Sal Khan is a pioneer of the Online teaching techniques with many people supporting his incredible work. From recording videos in his closet, to having one of the most amazing programs for education with the support of Google, Bill Gates and even ...

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Remote Learning: Planning for the Fall 2020 School Year

Just as teachers, students, and families are beginning to settle into new routines for remote learning, we’re all starting to think about “back to school” and what, with all the unknowns, that might look like. What might educators expect? The list is long, but we may see the need for smaller class sizes, staggered or split-day schedules, more “virtual” high schools, opening schools for the youngest learners first, a shifting school ...

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Teaching Online: Show and Tell Reimagined

Remember the ‘good old days’? They were just weeks ago. For educators everywhere, in the space of only days, teaching has changed dramatically. And while flipped classrooms and blended learning models had already become often-used instructional options, now, in what feels like a nanosecond, nearly all primary and secondary teaching and learning became remote. Schools and districts moved with remarkable speed and focus to launch their remote learning programs. Many students ...

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The Device Your Teen Needs for Home-Based Distance Learning

Our Americas Marketing director Melissa Ashcraft has prepared this very insightful and personal experience of how Wacom One can support teens in their distance learning. Check out our Americas Blog for additional content.   Long before the stay at home orders were issued due to Covid-19, I was a freelance writer, which means that much like today, I was at home for hours and days and eons with my son. Except I ...

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