This article provides some support for teachers who are now conducting classes using online virtual instruction during the COVID-19 outbreak. the article offers some online teaching strategies as well as positive advice and support as teachers take on this new challenge.Source:
Maurice Elias, New Jersey Education Association, March 20, 2020Excerpt:
"Teachers are being asked to transform the way they teach. Of course, there has been online instruction for some time, but we have never delivered it at scale, to every learner, with so little lead time. Every day, teachers are asked to use familiar modalities to teach in extremely challenging circumstances. Meeting diverse learning needs face to face is a constant struggle. Helping students and families be prepared for the job of learning in an increasingly globalized world is a task our education system did not face squarely before the coronavirus. Teachers are no strangers to being asked to do the impossible. But that does not make it easy, fun, or reasonable—especially now."Read the full article here!