An educator with experience in distance learning shares what he’s learned: Keep it simple, and build in as much contact as possible.
The coronavirus has caused widespread school closures for an unknown duration. Teachers are scrambling to find ways to support students from afar through distance and online learning. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by this daunting task, you’re certainly not alone.
I’ve also struggled to reach students outside of class. For several years, I taught in communities where students struggled to attend school consistently. To help absent students access my courses, I developed a blended, self-paced, mastery-based instructional model that empowered all my students to learn, whether they were in my room or not.
Read the full article by Kareem Farah here: 4 Tips for Teachers Shifting to Teaching Online | Edutopia