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Zoom Fatigue: How Educators Can Replace Live Video Lectures with Asynchronous Course Work

Zoom Fatigue: How Educators Can Replace Live Video Lectures with Asynchronous Course Work

Teachers are tired and stressed. Traditionally, they have had worries about job security. safety at schools, whether they will be paid for prep work and extracurricular activities and a host of other aspects in their routines. But now, in the age of pandemic, the...

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Mike’s Guide to Online Meeting and Video Conference Software (Zoom, Skype, Meet, Teams)

Mike’s Guide to Online Meeting and Video Conference Software (Zoom, Skype, Meet, Teams)

How Can You Choose Between Online Meeting and Video Conference Software? (Zoom vs Skype vs Meet vs Teams) In the age of COVID-19 there’s a new interest in online meeting tools. Whether it’s a kindergarten or university class, chat between friends or business meetings,...

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“I Have a Message for You” – Miracle Holocaust Story in New York Times Op-Docs (Video)

“I Have a Message for You” – Miracle Holocaust Story in New York Times Op-Docs (Video)

"To escape Auschwitz, she left her father to die. Decades later she got a message from him" This incredibly moving documentary is by Matan Rochlitz, a filmmaker and a musician based in Rome, Italy. The subject, Kara, is the 92-year-old neighbour of his family in Tel...

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Remembrance Day and Famous Canadians Resource: John McCrae (In Flanders Fields)

Remembrance Day and Famous Canadians Resource: John McCrae (In Flanders Fields)

Reading and Listening Resources: Preview Available Now There may be no finer Canadian to profile for the "Famous Canadians" units than John McCrae, the soldier poet who penned the infamous "In Flanders Fields," a poem of international renown. McCrae died at a rather...

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