Six educators share tips for teaching virtually, including making time to connect personally with each student and emphasizing collaborative work.
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August 18, 2020
August 17, 2020
Three educators offer tips for online instruction, ranging from keeping videos short (3-5 minutes) to laying out an agenda at the beginning of each class.
August 14, 2020
Four educators share instructional strategies for online instruction, including adapting face-to-face techniques like "think-pair-share" and "learning stations."
August 13, 2020
Two teacher guest contributors and I highlight lessons that we learned in the spring, including emphasizing what we can control and not worrying (much) about what is outside of it.
August 12, 2020
Four educators share how they are going to apply lessons they learned in the spring to this new school year, including by reaching out to students as well as to parents.
August 11, 2020
Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey (co-authors of "The Distance Learning Playbook"), Dr. Isabel Morales, and Kiera Beddes share lessons they have learned from the spring, including the need for "empathetic feedback" and community-building.
August 10, 2020
Five educators share recommendations for effective distance learning, including limiting the number of online tools teachers use with students and not assuming that caregivers will be around to help with schoolwork.
August 07, 2020
Wrapping up this series on the dos and don'ts of teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic, three educators suggest such strategies as creating online and offline content and embracing uncertainty.
August 06, 2020
Two educators call for schools to use this time of crisis to focus on equity issues like desegregation and community involvement.
August 06, 2020
Three teachers offer colleagues suggestions for this fall, including showing "grace" to students, parents, and themselves and emphasizing flexibility.