Category: Teaching Crisis
Another Look at Non-Traditional Assessments
If we want to truly see the students engage with the content of our courses (and remember those concepts well into the future), then we may want to take a second look a the power of non-traditional assessments. These creative assessments benefit the learning of the student and help us engage much more richly with the…
COVID-19. Isolation. Work from home. But with the family. How?
I wrote that first part of the post a few weeks ago, while I was still working thongs out and excited and fresh – ready to tackle the situation. Now, our governor has announced another 2 weeks of lockdown. Our schools have announced that they will not reopen for the end of the semester. The…
Some Tips on Settings in Zoom.
Here is a link to my video on zoom settings that can help you set up some security measur.es and other features to help with virtual teaching
First Day Virtual Lesson Plan
To continue my helps for teachers while dealing with this situation (COVID-19 and having to race to turn F2F classes into online courses) I am sharing some helps for that first day with a Remote lesson on a platform like Zoom. So far, so good, the Zoom platform has held up, so we’ve been able…
An Example of a Robust At Home Lesson
Here are some principles and an example of an at-home lesson. It is meant to help a teacher to use for ideas, etc. while changing classes from F2F to online format because of the current situation with the COVID-19 virus. Please Enjoy, (as well as) like, subscribe, comment, and share!
At Home Lesson Assignment Example
And so we begin the quarantine… We live in a two-bedroom apartment.
An Example of a Shorter At Home Lesson
An example of a simple at home lesson and assignment to help teachers while dealing with this situation (COVID-19 and having to race to turn F2F classes into online courses). I suggest having a few of these types of shorter lessons so that you can have some time to spend on creating longer lessons, fielding…
Teachers – Don’t Over Think It!
Remember when you were a first time teacher and you did it one class at a time? *** You only need to get one class up at a time. *** Don’t overthink the whole few weeks at once, don’t stress. *** Simple lessons and assignments. (I have written posts with more examples that are coming).…
Tools for Teachers Who are Mired in the Middle of Converting F2F classes into Online Classes
I am concerned that with so many of us (think all colleges closed during this pandemic as well as businesses working remotely … worldwide) using technology (especially the more popular ones like the virtual meeting spaces) that some of these tools may falter. In this post, I am sharing some examples of tools to have…
Tips for Virtual Conference Lessons
To continue my helps for teachers while dealing with the race to turn F2F classes into online courses. Here are tips and practical wisdom to help as we break into it!