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Home Education Response to COVID-19 What Students Are Doing Is Remote Learning, Not Online Learning. There’s a...

What Students Are Doing Is Remote Learning, Not Online Learning. There’s a Difference.

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Story Source: EdSurge ~ Go to Original Article

Having worked at the intersection of education and technology for over 20 years, I never would have predicted that the first excitement at home over learning online would be the result of a teacher yelling at my 5th grader to stop using Zoom’s virtual background function to turn his shirt into a forest fire. But I never would have predicted much of what’s happened over the past month, including that my non-French speaking neighbors would be tossing around French phrases like cordon sanitaire as though they were Charles Baudelaire holding a baguette, or Andre the Giant with a glass of Bordeaux.

Around the world, the media is touting an online learning “revolution” as hundreds of millions of students from kindergarten through grad school now learn virtually, including over 70 million in the U.S. alone……….………………