Making Remote Teaching Easier


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How has your teaching been influenced by the pandemic, and working virtually?

Hundreds of thousands of teachers have had to adapt their teaching for an online world. Moving away from the technology used, there are many general teaching strategies that can be adopted for a virtual environment…

This post has a short 2-minute video below to highlight some of the strategies I’ve been using in the classroom over the last three decades, plus some of the things I’ve learned from teaching webinars over the past ten years.

During the pandemic, I’ve also been teaching thousands of teachers in a wide variety of settings, and this is also highlighted in some of the strategies shown. Below, I’ve included a number of ‘trending resources’ on the website to provide you with some extra support. I hope it helps…

Resources

  1. 12 Remote Teaching Approaches
  2. 15 Pedagogical Considerations
  3. 11 Benefits to Enhance Your Remote Teaching

Posts and Academic Research

  1. Using Hand Signals
  2. 3 Remote Teaching Priorities
  3. Using ‘Lecture Pauses’ Helps Retention

These ideas are transferable in most situations and not as hard as you may think. Clearly, context matters, access to technology and parental support at home…


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