Regardless of the specific distance learning problems you may be experiencing, the good news is that implementing some proven tactics can make a significant impact. Whether you are following a homeschool, online school, learning pod, or another blended education model, the best practices for teachers (and parents-turned-teachers) fortunately remain the same when it comes to teaching online classes.
The best practices in teaching online and in-person classes include:
- communicating expectations clearly
- building community and promoting collaboration
- encouraging active learning
- giving regular feedback
- helping students stay on task
- respecting differences in learning
These best practices work well as both blended and online school solutions. Implementing these tools will create a more efficient remote learning environment and help your child thrive.
As teachers and parents continue to adjust during the 2022‒2023 school year and beyond, we’ll keep sharing best practices and ideas for blended and online school solutions—in whatever model you have chosen. We’re in this together.