Four teachers share their reflections and practical advice on dealing with the school closure emergency, including trying to avoid multitasking and suggesting our students need more love than they need curriculum.
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March 28, 2020
March 27, 2020
Four educators review strategies they've been applying in distance learning, including using "advisories" to build a sense of community and focusing on a small number of innovative tech tools.
March 27, 2020
Four educators discuss the role of instructional coaching during school closures, including the importance of staying connected and supporting teachers' emotional health.
March 26, 2020
Four educators consider how to provide inclusive learning opportunities during the school closure crisis, including by keeping IEP goals in mind and by keeping things simple.
March 25, 2020
Two educators who had to switch quickly to remote learning share their recommendations, including keeping in mind that parents are feeling overwhelmed and that we are teaching students, not the curriculum.
March 24, 2020
Three educators of multilingual students share their strategies to manage the transition to online learning, including using translation apps to communicate with parents and maintaining a sense of community with their classes.
March 23, 2020
Four educators talk about what is and is not working as they transition to online learning, including the importance of taking time to plan and recognizing inequities.
March 22, 2020
Four teachers offer specific suggestions for teaching English-language learners online, including by maintaining consistency and not overdoing it.
March 21, 2020
Five educators discuss ways to respond to the COVID-19 school shutdown crisis, including by listening, instead of talking, and by taking a step to "breathe."
March 20, 2020
Four educators share their plans and hopes as they deal with school closures, including keeping things simple and using online tools to engage students.