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Before the coronavirus, telework was an optional benefit, mostly for the affluent few

BY DREW DESILVER One of the key public health responses to the global coronavirus pandemic has been social distancing – avoiding large groups of people in close quarters in order to inhibit the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. Along with shutting down sports leagues, closing churches and stores and limiting restaurants to take-out service only, […]

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Web Conferencing Links & Articles Compiled By the team at Brookline Interactive Group Thank you to the individuals who created these helpful guides and have shared them with us! The New Normal: Web Conferencing Tools & Covid-19 Resources for Non-profit Organizations & Local Governments Elected Officials, Nonprofits & Public Access Television For Government Officials: by […]

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Holding Class on Zoom? Beware of These Hacks, Hijinks and Hazards

By Tony Wan     Mar 27, 2020 This article is part of the guide Sustaining Higher Education in the Coronavirus Crisis. On Tuesday, Kristina Ishmael was watching a webinar about how coronavirus will impact K-12 education policy, when the screen was suddenly flooded by pictures of pornographic images and racial slurs. The moderator turned […]

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Videoconferencing Alternatives: How Low-Bandwidth Teaching Will Save Us All

By Daniel StanfordMarch 16, 2020 When we try to replicate classroom experiences in an online environment, it’s easy to think of video conferencing as our go-to tool for all sorts of learning objectives—and for good reason. Most of us have participated in a video conference at work or had a video chat with friends or […]

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8 tips for hosting the perfect virtual hangout

If you do it right, ‘there is a point in the night when you forget that you’re virtual,’ says one woman Caroline Kitchener https://www.thelily.com/8-tips-for-hosting-the-perfect-virtual-hangout/ March 19 “Now is the time to call your friends.” I’ve heard that advice a lot over the past few days. I’ve called and FaceTimed and reconnected with people I would […]