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Switching to Remote Teaching

To say that March has been an interesting month is such an understatement.  Every educator and school district is scrambling to come to grasp with the shift from classroom to online\at home learning for all of our students.  I would like to take the time to share some insights that I have from my past online, distance learning experience, and from my work with independent and alternative education students.

Remember that this is not only new to you, but it is new to the students and their parents.  Take it slow.  You will not be able to deliver instruction as you have in the past.  Yes, there are a lot of digital tools available to help you, but are they all necessary all of the time?  So, take a deep breath, and let's get down to basics.

Take it slow.  Delivering distance learning means that there is a lot more chunking and scaffolding that needs to happen.  So take the time to plan your lessons to include more pauses as your parents will need to catch up too!Plan for one-on-one …

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