5 Ways to Use Wacom Tablets to Support Lesson Planning

Remote teaching has had an enormous impact on planning. Your perfect lessons in the classroom may need altering or a complete overhaul. Using a Wacom tablet lets you annotate your existing planning, create virtual resources or start again from scratch. Let’s look at five simple ways you can use your pen tablet to help you plan successful lessons. 1: Annotating existing planning It’s rare to find a perfect ‘plug and play’ lesson without ...

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Choosing the Right Wacom Product as a Teacher

Choosing the Right Wacom Pen Tablet for Teaching As teachers adjust to distance learning, you may be exploring tools to make your lessons more effective. Using a pen tablet is a simple but powerful way to revolutionise the way you plan and deliver lessons and assess student progress. But choosing the right tablet can feel daunting with so many products on the market. Which is the most effective for teaching? For many ...

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7 Simple Ways to Keep Students Focused in Live Online Lessons

Teaching online live lessons are a great option for delivering learning with the familiar feel of the classroom. Students can work collaboratively, ask questions in real-time, and benefit from your explanations. It’s a good alternative to face-to-face teaching. But live lessons have their challenges. Keeping your students focused when they’re not in the same room requires ingenuity. How can you keep your students interested and engaged with so many distractions at ...

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How to Design the Perfect Online Lesson

Teachers around the world are adjusting to moving lessons online. It can feel intimidating as you learn to handle the new technology. But there’s an opportunity to design great lessons that enable students to learn without being in the classroom. Creating the perfect virtual lesson shouldn’t feel different from your usual planning. At the centre of everything is the purpose of the learning. Choose online activities carefully to achieve this learning ...

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Teaching Online: Show and Tell Reimagined

Remember the ‘good old days’? They were just weeks ago. For educators everywhere, in the space of only days, teaching has changed dramatically. And while flipped classrooms and blended learning models had already become often-used instructional options, now, in what feels like a nanosecond, nearly all primary and secondary teaching and learning became remote. Schools and districts moved with remarkable speed and focus to launch their remote learning programs. Many students ...

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The Device Your Teen Needs for Home-Based Distance Learning

Our Americas Marketing director Melissa Ashcraft has prepared this very insightful and personal experience of how Wacom One can support teens in their distance learning. Check out our Americas Blog for additional content.   Long before the stay at home orders were issued due to Covid-19, I was a freelance writer, which means that much like today, I was at home for hours and days and eons with my son. Except I ...

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How to Annotate Documents Digitally

There’s a reason the red pencil endures: it’s the most efficient way to communicate markups on a document. Trouble is, you need a printer and a red pencil if you want to truly mark up a doc. If your home office is without a printer, annotating and marking up documents with a mouse takes all of the pleasure, art, and efficiency out of the process.   Good news: you don’t need a ...

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Digital Whiteboarding: How to Brainstorm Virtually

Sure…most meetings can be an email. But there’s one type of meeting that requires face-to-face interaction: the brainstorm. While working from home, brainstorming still needs to happen. It’s a break from the tedium of PowerPoint and it’s an opportunity to give our creativity a place to expand. So what do you need to brainstorm virtually? Most video conferencing apps, including Zoom and Microsoft Teams have a whiteboarding feature. But you need ...

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Creatives at Home: Which Wacom is Best for Working from Home?

The Wacom crew is a lucky bunch: we get to work with you fabulous artists every day. And we also do a fair bit of working remotely, whether that’s from home or from various secret spots in the actual office. All of us carry a Wacom device with us wherever we go so we have several years of experience when it comes to which tablet is the best for working ...

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Online-Classroom: How to use Wacom One and OneNote for remote teaching

Solutions for remote teaching and e-learning are in high demand. Because of the Corona virus, schools and teachers are now challenged to develop ideas on how to teach digitally from home. Readily available software tools, like OneNote, can be a great help to create teaching materials, distribute worksheets to students and exchange documents with fellow teachers online. And in combination with a graphics tablet like the Wacom One, teachers can ...

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