Teaching in a Time of Pandemic

Thoughts from an Instructional Designer

So grateful my instructional designer friend Amanda Chablani took the time to write this guidance up for those of us looking at fall semester — parents, teachers, students: ****** “I’m an Instructional Designer in my professional life and a parent to two kids in D97 (one rising K, one rising 4th). I was asked by Carollina Song

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Arguing on Asynchronous Learning

So, I’m continuing to think about how we maintain student engagement in a primarily or entirely asynchronous online learning environment. This is going to be long, but hopefully helpful to teachers, students, and parents looking ahead to the fall semester. THE ARGUMENT FOR ASYNCHRONOUS Asynchronous courses are more equitable than synchronous, because they allow students

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