School communities are devising numerous ways to bring back students in the fall. Still, there are really only three instructional options for teachers.
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June 28, 2020
June 22, 2020
Principals tend to say they want their teachers to do more inquiry and less direct instruction. Perhaps those principals should model what it looks like? Here's how.
June 14, 2020
Many people are unsure about what they can do about educational issues relating to race as well as the pandemic. Giving the people who can help us a seat at the table is a good start.
June 10, 2020
During the pandemic, instructional coaches find themselves working with teachers on many issues. One of the most critical they are addressing now is how to find a sense of peace, balance, and rejuvenation.
June 07, 2020
When it comes to remote teaching and learning, a combination of the flipped model and reciprocal learning may be the way to elevate the voices of participants and find some inspiration during this exhausting time.
June 02, 2020
As our friends on social media battle over who is fanning the flames of the riots and which political party is best for fixing our societal issues, we need to look at how we can stop oppressing groups who have consistently been marginalized.
May 26, 2020
What are you learning right now on your own, without teachers? It's an important question to ask students, and we can't do it if we always use the mute function when teaching them.
May 20, 2020
As we move forward getting comfortable with online teaching and learning, we are looking for new strategies to enhance discussions. Will the old model of world cafe work online as well as it does in person?
May 17, 2020
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.
May 13, 2020
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.