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?
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May 20, 2020
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.
May 10, 2020
Pandemic teaching and learning is difficult for many reasons. In a survey of more than 350 teachers across grade levels, they tell us why.
May 03, 2020
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.
April 26, 2020
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.
April 22, 2020
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.
April 19, 2020
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.
April 13, 2020
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.
April 08, 2020
Social media has been accused of becoming an echo chamber. While we are all practicing social distancing and spending time at home, there has been a noticeable increase in dialogue among educators on social media.