As the coronavirus continues to close schools across the country, educators are scrambling to move classes online and help their students stay on track.
For the last decade, Betty Chandy, Catalyst @ Penn GSE’s director for online learning, has prepared educators and schools for virtual and blended learning.
Chandy offers advice for middle and high school teachers who are teaching online for the first time. While these tips can work with any digital learning platform—even an improvised one—they are designed for schools where every student has access to a computer and an internet connection. Her suggestions include scaling down lectures, providing more support and being open and honest with students about how you are measuring progress and participation.
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