What are the main differences between classroom and online learning?



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What are the main differences between classroom and online learning?

The process of learning revolves around four key elements — knowledge, attitude, skills and habits. In the last couple of years, in addition to classroom learning, online learning has also emerged rapidly. In the last six months due to the pandemic, online learning has also emerged as one of the convenient solutions.

The primary objective of both online and classroom learning could be similar but there are a lot of differences in both the modes of learning. The following are certain key differences between classroom and online learning:

1. Two-way communication vs one-way communication

In a classroom learning setup, teachers can easily establish two-way communication with the students because both students and teachers are physically present inside the classroom.

However, it is slightly difficult to continuously maintain two-way communication in an online set up and it is often dependent on

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Melissa Szymanski is an elementary school teacher in Windsor, Connecticut. She wrote this column for The Hartford Courant.

Teachers are a keystone of the nation’s economic recovery. We need to return to classrooms so that students can learn, and parents can return to work.

Yet across the country students, teachers and families are in limbo, contending with virtual schooling, which isn’t an ideal learning environment.

To get teachers like me safely back in schools as soon as possible, we must reduce the risk of spreading this disease to our colleagues and students. I want to get back in the classroom just as much as the families whose kids I teach. By routinely taking COVID-19 tests, even if asymptomatic, we can reduce the school outbreak

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Amarillo special needs students impacted by COVID-19 in classroom

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) – Changes being made to the classroom this year are impacting students with disabilities more than others.



The pandemic is impacting special needs students and teachers in the classroom.


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The pandemic is impacting special needs students and teachers in the classroom.

A psychotherapist says what some may feel while wearing a mask or being separated from friends could be magnified for children with autism.

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“It causes a lot of anxiety and stress with these children. Not just children with autism but all children in general because children love predictability, they love structure, they thrive in it,” said Annette Nunez, psychotherapist.

Children with special needs are experiencing more challenges than most students this school year.

The same can be said for special education teachers.

“The teachers are working for the most part during the day with the kiddos that are in class and they have scheduled times that they get to work with

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Teacher’s post on why her neurotypical classroom looks like a special education one goes viral

When a New York teacher wrote a Facebook post about why she designed her classroom for neurotypical students to resemble one that caters to special education, she was surprised by the reaction.

“I honestly thought I was saying something that everyone already knew,” Karen Blacher told “Good Morning America.”

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Not so, she came to quickly find out. Her post was shared almost 2,000 times, and the comments were overwhelmingly in agreement and appreciative of the inclusivity.

She wrote in part, “All of my students are neurotypical, but my classroom looks very much like a special education classroom. I teach mindfulness and emotional literacy. I provide fidgets and sensory toys. I have a calm corner and use it to teach self-regulation.

“My students are thriving.

“And that made me realize something.

“When we treat autistic children the way the world tells

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Global EdTech and Smart Classroom Market (2020 to 2025) – Increasing Spending on the Education Sector Presents Opportunities

DUBLIN, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “EdTech and Smart Classroom Market by Hardware (Interactive Displays, Interactive Projectors), System (LMS, SIS, TMS), Technology (Gamification, Analytics, Advanced Technology), and Region – Global Forecast to 2025” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The global EdTech and smart classroom market size is expected to grow from USD 85.8billion in 2020 to USD 181.3billion by 2025, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 16.1% during the forecast period.

The major factors driving the growth of the EdTech and smart classroom market include growing adoption of eLearning solutions, impact of COVID-19 pandemic and growing need for online teaching-learning models to continue the education system in lockdown.

Learning management system segment to hold the largest market share during the forecast period

The LMS applications are used for the supervision, certification, tracking, and offering of eLearning applications. These systems primarily track classroom instructions, automate

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Classroom focus on Hong Kong independence ‘inappropriate’, unnecessary, education secretary says in defending teacher’s ouster



a person standing in front of a building: A student walks into the Alliance Primary School in Kowloon Tong. Photo: Felix Wong


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A student walks into the Alliance Primary School in Kowloon Tong. Photo: Felix Wong

A teacher’s deregistration for creating lesson plans that touched on Hong Kong independence was not a free-speech issue, as any number of examples could have been used to make similar points, the city’s secretary for education said on Wednesday.

Kevin Yeung Yun-hung’s defence of the move came as the chairman of a primary school heads alliance said the Education Bureau’s decision had “caused waves in the sector” and was disagreed with by many.

Although Alliance Primary School students interviewed by officials denied the class had led them to support Hong Kong independence, Yeung on Wednesday insisted that was “not the point”.

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“There are many other examples that could be used to discuss freedom of speech,” Yeung

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Bellevue students may be among first in Seattle area to return to classroom

Bellevue elementary students could be back in the classroom for face-to-face learning by Nov. 9, under a plan unveiled Tuesday by school district officials.

The announcement makes Bellevue the largest King County school district to set a target date for bringing some kids back into the classroom. Neighboring Issaquah has also set a target date.

If the date sticks, Bellevue, with an enrollment of 21,000 students, will be one of a handful of districts in the county to phase out of a fully online learning model since the start of the pandemic. Issaquah plans to bring back kindergarten and first grade students Oct. 19. Other districts that have set target dates to bring back elementary students include Tahoma, Mercer Island, Vashon Island and Riverview.

At 53 cases per 100,000 people for the past two weeks, King County is within range of the state’s guidelines to bring young students back to

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Hong Kong Teacher Banned From Classroom After Teaching Students About Independence, Freedom of Speech

Government officials revoked a Hong Kong teacher’s registration after an investigation found the teacher had allegedly used pro-independence materials in class.

The Education Bureau of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region accused the teacher of committing a premeditated act in violation of Hong Kong’s Basic Law, its de facto constitution which protects freedom of assembly and freedom of speech—neither of which exist in mainland China.

The teacher at Alliance Primary School in Kowloon Tong “had a plan to spread the independence message,” the deputy secretary for education, Chan Siu Suk-fan, said Tuesday.

“In order to protect students’ interest and safeguard teachers’ professionalism and public trust in the teaching profession, the education bureau decided to cancel the teacher’s registration,” the bureau said in a statement.

Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung Yun-hung said the bureau has told teachers since 2016 that the topic of “Hong Kong independence” cannot be openly discussed in

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Classroom is recipe for COVID-19 spread

Every day hundreds of student helpers, teachers, and paraprofessional cycle in and out of special education classes across Utah. 

One Alpine School District teacher said this could eventually lead to a super-spreader event. 

The teacher, who asked not to be identified out of fear that she would face consequences from the school district, said her special needs classroom, and others like it across the state, are COVID19 time bombs waiting to explode. She said teachers and peer tutors are constantly lifting, cleaning, and assisting her special needs students – kids who have compromised immune systems and won’t always wear their masks. 

 She said student-volunteers are at risk of giving or getting COVID-19, then spreading it into the larger community. 

 The teacher added that as many as 25 to 30 students cycle into her classroom every day, then return to class, then home, then to the larger community.

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OU college of medicine plans mobile classroom to promote diversity in health professions

OKLAHOMA CITY — A large RV, customized as a health education classroom on wheels, is among the new projects the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine plans with a $2.8 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration.

The grant is a one-year supplement that augments an initial $4.7 million award to the OU College of Medicine last year. The aim of the grant is to recruit, retain and admit students from rural, tribal and medically underserved areas, and to expand the primary care experience among current medical students. Data shows that students from those groups who attend medical school and residency in Oklahoma are more likely to return to their communities to practice medicine.

“Of Oklahoma’s 77 counties, 76 have a shortage of primary care physicians, and the need is particularly great in rural areas, underserved communities and tribes. The ultimate goal of this grant is to

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