Focus On Teaching: 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…

Resources for Teachers & Instructional Coaches – April 2020

We are now rolling into our second month in which learning-from-home has become the new normal. Some states have already canceled in-person classes through the end of the academic year due to COVID-19. It’s tempting to focus all our attention on the technical “how-to” for online and distanced teaching. But now, more than ever, educators…