Let’s face it, maintaining student engagement can be tough, even when you are with your students in the same physical space. That said, there are things you can do to increase students’ active participation in online learning sessions and activities.
It’s great that some of the same powerful strategies that support native-speaking students also assist English language learners (ELLs), even when they’re at various stages of English acquisition.
Online instruction can present unique opportunities and challenges for students and teachers. This is certainly true for the youngest of our students and their teachers.
One thing is for sure—there are a lot of great tools that support learning online! In fact, there are so many online resources, it can be hard to know where to start or what to look for as you plan for online instruction.
As students transition to online learning, educators must help them understand what “doing school” will look like as their home becomes their school.
In this third edition of the series Making Online Instruction Work – Now!, we explore ideas to consider and share with your students and parents to help their home become “school.”