We are over 8 weeks into this pandemic and teachers and leaders all over North America are engaged in pandemic teaching. But, the fall is coming and we will find ourselves in this position once again. We need virtual instructional leadership to move from pandemic teaching to virtual learning.
During the pandemic, many students are feeling isolated and worry that their peers and teachers have forgotten about them. Here are some ways to make sure that all students feel seen, heard, and less isolated.
Pandemic teaching and learning is difficult for many reasons. In a survey of more than 350 teachers across grade levels, they tell us why.
Teacher clarity and teacher credibility are two important effects on learning, but they're harder to do during a pandemic, especially if they haven't been done while the students are actually sitting in front of us.
Adults talk so much about what pandemic learning should look like, but they never seem to ask the students. This is how students feel about it.
We are not short on fear these days, but instead of running away from it, we need to embrace it. There is a lot we can learn during the process.
There are numerous social media pages teachers are flocking to for support. The biggest question is that of student attendance, and there are 6 reasons why students may not be attending class.
This is the time to expand on our virtual teaching and learning, but we have to make sure we don't break the bank in order to do it. Those tools won't be free forever.
When the coronavirus hit, educators, students, and families had their educational worlds flipped upside down. It was enough to cause educators to experience the five stages of grief.
Many teachers struggle with how to assess learning during the coronavirus crisis. Here are a few important aspects to think about and a few ways to meet your grading needs.