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Free Resources to Help with Remote Learning in 2021

As the pandemic continues wreaking havoc in education through the current school year, districts, schools, teachers and parents are being more selective about the technology they choose for instructing and engaging students. While hundreds of education companies, nonprofits and other organizations made their software and services free during the immediate switch to remote learning, many have become more thoughtful about how they help educators master online and blended instruction. We’ve winnowed through our original collection and sprinkled additions throughout, to bring you this updated set of free resources to help with remote learning in 2021.

If your organization has a resource that should be added to this list, please send a brief message to [email protected] with “free resource” in the subject header and include a link to your offer

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Google unveils new classroom tools as schools focus on remote learning


Google is debuting new education tools.

Angela Lang/CNET

Google on Wednesday unveiled several new software tools aimed at remote learning, as teachers and students continue to meet in virtual classrooms amid the pandemic. 

Many of the new features are coming to Google Meet, the company’s Zoom rival, and Google Classroom, which helps teachers manage classes online. One new Meet tool allows the teacher to mute all the students at once, a way to try to get control of an unruly class. Another tool lets the teacher end the meeting for everyone, so students don’t linger and have their own unsupervised meetings. Teachers will also be able to get transcripts of lessons for students who missed class.

For Google Classroom, one update will let teachers track a student’s engagement with content, like who posted a

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City of Berlin selects itslearning learning management system for 400,000 students Helsinki Stock Exchange:SAA1V

Sanoma Corporation, Investor news, 12 February 2021 at 9:30 EET

City of Berlin selects itslearning learning management system for 400,000 students

itslearning, part of Sanoma Learning, has been selected by the city of Berlin as its new learning management system (LMS). itslearning LMS will provide teachers and 400,000 students a pedagogical and scalable digital learning environment alongside the existing platform used at Berlin schools. The deal includes user licenses, a video conferencing tool, project management, training and integrations, and it covers all state schools in primary, secondary and vocational education. itslearning LMS is of highest standard what comes to data security and privacy.

“I am delighted that Berlin has chosen itslearning as the education partner for its plan to provide remote learning in a sustainable way during and beyond the coronavirus pandemic. It is now part of a growing group of German states and cities, including Baden-Württemberg, Bremen, Schleswig-Holstein,

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Global Smart Education & Learning Market, Forecast & Opportunities Report 2021-2026


10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Their Payouts

There are two types of dividend stocks: those that increase their annual dividend payments year after year, often referred to as Dividend Aristocrats, and those that grow their annual dividends by double-digit percentages every year. In early January, Rob Carrick, one of Canada’s best personal finance columnists, wrote an article about dividend stocks that doubled their payouts over the past 10 years. With an assist from Tom Connolly of, they’ve put together a list of stocks that have delivered 10-year annualized dividend growth of 7.2%. InvestorPlace – Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Why 7.2%? That’s the amount of growth you’d need based on the Rule of 72 — 72 divided by 7.2% equals 10– the number of years growth required to double a company’s dividend payout. Now the names on the list, while excellent businesses, are mostly traded exclusively

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