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Part One: Our wake up call for remote learning in 2020 w/ Mike Tholfsen, Microsoft Education
Have closed schools forced your family into at home digital learning? Remote learning is not new, but the COVID-19 crisis has shined a spotlight on the urgency for us all to learn these important tools, and the lack of consistency and implementation of proper training in digital learning tools in our schools. Mike Tholfsen, Principal Group Product Manager, Microsoft Education shares what educators, students and parents can do to navigate remote learning tools and best practices now and into the future.
Part one of two Interviews with Mike Tholfsen, Microsoft Education. In this episode you will learn to:
- What remote learning is and why it is not new
- Tools Microsoft Education provides for free across all platforms for educators and students
- The resources and training available to transition to a digital classroom
- How you as a parent can learn these tools and be an advocate for your child and school
- Microsoft's new Remote Learning Community for educators, administrators and school leaders
- Why it is critical that educators, students and parents SHIFT to a "growth mindset" and rapidly implement remote teaching now
Connect with Mike Tholfsen on Linked In or Twitter @mtholfsen
- Link to his Remote Teaching and Learning Resources Wakelet list
- Microsoft Educations NEW Remote Learning Resource Center
- Microsoft EDU Remote Learning blog
- Microsoft EDU Remote Learning support guide
- Enabling Remote Learning Community: Microsoft education has recently created a new Remote Learning global community to connect Microsoft product teams with educators, administrators and school leaders who are looking to collaborate, learn, and support with implementing remote learning. Sign up for the Remote Learning Community here.