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Top 3 Tips For Enhancing Home Learning

Adapting to remote school is difficult. 76% of students report being in lower spirits than before the pandemic, and more than 8 in 10 parents are struggling to keep their children engaged. Teachers are worried too - concerned the learning adjustment will place academic challeneges upon their students. However, when learning is fun, it's easy to get kids engaged. Here's how educators and parents can work together so students can still learn and thrive.

How To Avoid Security Threats While Learning Remotely

Falling victim to a phishing attack can majorly disrupt a student or teacher's Distance Learning. With remote work on the rise, phishing attacks are too.

The Best Cybersecurity Tips For Distance Learning

As students and teachers spend more time online under COVID-19 precautions, they become more susceptible to hacking attempts. Since home networks do not provide the increased firewalls protections institutions do, the results of at-home Internet attacks can be far more catastrophic. When navigating the web to conduct research, complete homework, and participate in online lectures, the best safety net students and teachers have are their passwords. Here's a bit of background.

What Will Students Create Following Industry 4.0?

In 2011, we ignited The Fourth Industrial Revolution, scientifically known as Industry 4.0. Throughout history, every industrial revolution has focused on a key area of development. Industry 1.0 introduced mechanization, Industry 2.0 focused on mass production, and Industry 3.0 unveiled digitalization. However, digitalization ceased in 2002. Since, we have refined our technological resources - optimizing them to reach peak performance time and time again. 

Can distance learning lead to musculoskeletal disorders?

In a 2017 study conducted by the Global Burden of Disease, it was found that musculoskeletal conditions are main contributors to disability worldwide. The main contributors? Everyday activities like sitting at a desk or repetitive typing.

Extended Reality XR improves focus & physical activity for distance learners

Has the new normal of technologically packed classrooms turned out to distract students more than it's helping?

Staying Motivated: How To Manage Your Momentum

It's easy to get distracted with the abundance of free time provided when learning and working from home.

Is it time to start trusting remote workers?

Remote working isn't a new concept; in fact, 1 in 10 employees worked from home at least once per week in 2019. However, with COVID-19 on the rise, many employers have deemed remote work practices necessary to prevent the virus from spreading across teammates.

The Most Valuable Lesson Nursing Educators Should Teach Amidst COVID-19

Now that nursing home deaths have been included in the COVID-19 tally, the United Kingdom has officially seen more than 26,000 deaths. This places Britain in second place for most Coronavirus deaths in Europe. In percentage form, roughly 15.8% of Britains who have caught the virus have gone on to die.

Managing Your State of Mind Under Quarantine

We've reached a historical high with the number of students #HomeLearning and parents working from home. Managing your #MentalHealth while under quarantine can be extremely difficult, especially when feeling anxious, depressed, or lonely.

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