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The Future of Education and EdTech in 2021 and Beyond

We asked educators and ed tech leaders (including members of Labster’s own leadership team) for their thoughts on the post-pandemic future of education and technology. In this whitepaper, we share their ideas – in their own words – about how educators and technology have changed and how we can address the need for high-quality learning experiences across the digital divide.

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  • Are Digital Tools Here to Stay?
  • Which EdTech Tools Will Stick? 
  • How will Technology Change Assessment? 
  • How Will Teaching Be Different in the Post-Pandemic World? 
  • How Can EdTech Change Society?
  • What’s Next for Labster?

Best Practices You Can Use for Teaching Science Remotely

If you’ve been left without a roadmap for how to teach lab courses online or in a hybrid format, this whitepaper is for you! Labster has helped over 1,000 high schools, colleges, and universities adapt to teaching science remotely. We’ve worked alongside some great teachers who have helped their students achieve positive learning outcomes using the tips and best practices included in this whitepaper.

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  • 14 teacher-approved best practices for teaching science online
  • 14 practical tips you can start using today

Why Educators Use Labster Virtual Labs

This whitepaper takes a look at the unique benefits afforded by virtual labs, alongside short case studies from educators who have first-hand experiences of their benefits.

The whitepaper covers:

  • 10 unique advantages that virtual labs can offer: from encouraging student-centered learning to easy implementation
  • Case studies from educators sharing their experience and key outcomes from using Labster’s virtual labs

Teach Organic Chemistry with Labster

This whitepaper informs you about everything you need to know to get started with virtual labs for organic chemistry; from figuring out what virtual labs are all about, to how you can integrate them into your course. The whitepaper covers:
  • What are virtual labs and why should you be using them in your courses?
  • How can virtual labs be used to help your students reach their learning outcomes in organic chemistry?
  • The impact of virtual labs: What does the research tell us?
  • A step-by-step guide to integrating virtual labs in your course
  • An overview of the organic chemistry simulations in the Labster simulation catalog

What’s next for Edtech?

This whitepaper looks at some of the innovations that have changed education before it dives into predicted trends for 2030. We spoke with experts to get their insights into how Edtech will change in the next 10 years. The whitepaper covers:
  • Edtech innovations timeline
  • 2030 predictions for education and Edtech

Virtual labs in science education

This whitepaper lays out the need for change in science education and highlights the unique advantages virtual laboratories offer while also addressing the skepticism surrounding their use. Throughout the whitepaper you’ll find published research studies evaluating the effectiveness of virtual labs, as well as first-hand case studies from independent educators who have used virtual labs in their courses. The whitepaper covers:
  • 5 challenges of today’s science education
  • How virtual labs can improve learning and teaching
  • Skepticism surrounding virtual labs
  • Effectiveness of virtual labs: what does the research say?
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The Complete Guide to Virtual Labs

This whitepaper provides you with everything you need to know about using virtual labs: From initial reflections to best practices. You will be taken through each step of the process from getting started to implementation. The whitepaper covers:
  • What are virtual labs and how can you benefit from using them in your science courses
  • What hardware and software do you need and how can you find funding
  • Integrating virtual labs: Step by step guide to success

Getting started with virtual labs

This whitepaper informs you about everything you need to know to get started with virtual labs; from figuring out what virtual labs are all about to how you can use them. The whitepaper covers:
  • My learning path to Labster by Helen Gadegaard
  • What are virtual labs and why should you be using them in your courses?
  • How can virtual labs be used to help your students reach their learning outcomes?

Integrating virtual labs: Step by step guide to success

This whitepaper helps you get started as a Labster customer. In four steps Customer Success Manager, Helen Gadegaard, describes how best to integrate virtual labs into your course, and to make sure that you get the most out of Labster. The whitepaper covers:
  • Which simulations align with your course and how will you embed them?
  • Which platform should you use and how will you fund the simulations?
  • How do you get your students to use the simulations and make sure they get the most out of them?
  • How can you evaluate the success of using Labster in your course?

Teach Chemistry with Labster

This whitepaper informs you about everything you need to know to get started with virtual labs for chemistry; from figuring out what virtual labs are all about and how you can use them, to learning about what hardware and software you’ll need and how to get funding.

The whitepaper covers:

  • What are virtual labs and why should you be using them in your courses?
  • How can virtual labs be used to help your students reach their learning outcomes in chemistry?
  • What hardware and software do you need to get started?
  • The impact of virtual labs: What does the research tell us?
  • An overview of the chemistry simulations in the Labster simulation catalog

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