With the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, many schools are closing their doors and shifting students and faculty to on-line study with little-to-no advanced notice nor training. I know one’s first reaction might be to panic or to get upset with administrators for doing this. But remember, they are following guidelines from the Department of Education as well as state and federal officials. You chose this profession because of your passion for imparting knowledge on students, so take that passion and turn it in to an opportunity to learn a new skill that will not only benefit students, but you as a well.
The first tip is to maintain the relationships you’ve already built with your students. Your students are going to need that familiarity when it comes to their education even more than ever. You know your students, their likes and dislikes, how they learn, etc…………….………………..