The previous school year taught many lessons as educators converted in-person lesson plans into material for online classes. Administrators are carrying many of them into the current school year—whether online or in person. Here are just a few of the lessons learned:
Teachers have been studying best practices for online education, redefining schedules, learning new software programs and thinking outside the box for ways to establish relationships and growing a community.
It’s imperative to “talk to children about abuse. Tell them… that if anyone ever says anything to them or touches them in a way that is inappropriate, or they feel uneasy around someone, that they should object… loudly and vocally,” Schwirzer says.