Something you will learn about me over time is how much I love technology. I love to play with the newest gadgets and software, but what I consider to be my favorite piece of technology has actually been around for several years. I have yet to find something that impresses me as much as Google Earth, a free virtual globe that lets you explore our planet in great detail, or you can even take a trip the moon or Mars.
Senioritis, Short-Timers Syndrome, or just plain laziness. Call it what you want, but students can lose their focus or motivation for a number of reasons. This is a topic that is discussed daily among online educators, learners and parents. Here are a few tips you can use to motivate your online learner and help them be successful!
- Provide them with the materials and supplies that they need.
I am relatively new to online learning, but an old hand at blogging. I joined KCDL, parent company of iQ Academy, last October, as VP of Marketing. I've been marketing software, technology and communications solutions for many years; and experiencing the extreme relevance of this particular juicy blend of technology and education is extremely delightful to me.
In my blog posts here, I'll be exploring topics such as:
- Online learning trends – how is this option growing? Who's adopting it?
- Social media – how do parents and students thrive online?
Yes, yes, thank you for the applause, we appreciate it! Welcome to the brand new iQ Academy blog. We are very excited to bring you the latest news, events, tips and tools to help you get the most out of your virtual school education. We will also introduce you to the people who make iQ Academy work, and the ways they are helping to shape the future leaders of our world, one student at a time.
As always, we welcome your feedback in a variety of ways. Feel free to leave us a comment or submit a question. We want to hear what you think, and what you want to know more about.
Until next time...