Resources for Teachers & Instructional Coaches – May 2020

Learning-from-home has become the new normal, and educators are starting to plan for this to continue to be the reality for the next academic year.    Now, more than ever, educators need professional development about how to plan for the next academic year in the distance learning format. Here are some resources and articles for…

Improving 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…