3 Ways to Improve Digital Instruction During Coronavirus

As school systems nationwide remain closed and there is a feeling of uncertainty from Covid-19, simple interventions and strategies may be the most effective ways to support students. Many educators are feeling the burden of providing quality online instruction. It is a daunting responsibility to ensure that students do not fall irreparably behind during months-long…

Creating Community in an Online Classroom

As teaching has moved to virtual classrooms, building community will rely on similar practices that teachers and students have used in the past. Grading could evolve into verbal feedback, conversations, and self-assessments in an online classroom environment. The relationships and connections between students and teachers support the effectiveness of the learning process. The sudden shift…

Teachers Teaching From Home, Facilitating Virtual Learning

Educators who were expecting to teach in classrooms in Beijing, China, are now teaching virtual classes remotely from their homes. To prepare to facilitate virtual learning, educators had about half a week to set up for online learning. During the first few weeks, patience and flexibility was a necessity. Currently, these educators are engaging with…